By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Molecular diagnostics firm Akonni Biosystems is seeking to raise $8 million, it disclosed in a document filed on Monday with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

In its filing, the Frederick, Md.-based firm said it has raised $912,598 in the private round of financing so far. It did not say how the funds will be used but said the offering is not being made in connection with a merger, acquisition or exchange offer.

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