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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – British research tools maker Abcam announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Cambridge, Mass.-based Firefly BioWorks for £18.5 million ($28 million) in cash.

Founded in 2010, Firefly has developed a multiplex assay biomarker-detection platform based on a proprietary technology called optical liquid stamping, which combines photolithography with microfluidics. The company's first products allow for the detection of cellular and circulating microRNAs.

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