By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Lab21 today announced it has acquired fungal molecular diagnostic firm Myconostica for an undisclosed amount.

The deal will expand Lab21's portfolio of diagnostics and will provide it with its first nucleic acid-based assays. It also provides Lab21 with manufacturing capabilities to develop and produce a range of new biomarker assays, the Cambridge, UK-based firm said.

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