NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Companion diagnostics and biomarker development company Flagship Biosciences announced late on Monday its purchase of immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence firm IHCtech for an undisclosed amount.

In a statement, Flagship President David Young said the deal provides his company "the opportunity to internally evaluate tissue staining and implement new processes that better equip immunohistochemistry operations for use in quantitative pathology with whole slide imaging analysis."

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