NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Thermo Fisher Scientific today announced it intends to buy transplant diagnostics firm One Lambda for $925 million in cash.

Founded in 1984, the Canoga Park, Calif.-based firm develops tests that are used by transplant centers for tissue typing, mainly for determining compatibility between donors and recipients and for detecting the presence of antibodies that can result in transplant rejection.

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