NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life Technologies today announced that it has acquired Dutch firm BAC BV for an undisclosed sum.

BAC makes protein purification products and will expand Life Tech's portfolio in bioprocessing by adding the firm's affinity ligands to Life Tech's Poros brand of chromatography resins for purification of therapeutic products. The new technologies also complement Life Tech's Gibco brand of cell culture media products and the Applied Biosystems SEQ rapid molecular kits for containment and impurity testing of biotherapeutic products.

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