NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sequenom said today that it has signed an agreement to acquire SensiGen's portfolio of AttoSense genetic tests, as well as certain other assets, for $8.7 million in cash and stock.

Under the terms of the agreement, Sequenom will acquire all of SensiGen's currently developed assays, including the AttoSense HPV-G and HPV-Q tests for cervical cancer, AttoSense HPV-C for head and neck cancer, the AttoSense Kidney Test, and the EpiSense Lupus Panel, along with certain other assets and intellectual property rights.

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