By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – UK molecular diagnostics shop Biofortuna confirmed that it has raised £1.1 million ($1.6 million) in a Series A round to launch the company's first diagnostic genotyping product.

In addition to supporting the product pipeline, the funds raised will be used to hire additional sales and marketing staff, Mike Bunce, CEO and chief scientific officer of Liverpool-based Biofortuna, told GenomeWeb Daily News in an e-mail.

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