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The company, which also trades on the Australian Securities Exchange, has 45 days to submit a plan to the Nasdaq as to regaining compliance.

The cancer diagnostics developer said it was undertaking the reverse stock split in order to meet the Nasdaq's $1 minimum bid price requirement.

Last month, the company announced two transactions that it said would enable it to regain compliance with the Nasdaq's listing requirement.

An analyst said the DetermaVu test could potentially be best in class for lung cancer diagnosis and that CMS could begin reimbursing for it in late 2020.

The firm plans to offer more than 13 million shares of its common stock at $.225 per share. The offering will close on or about Jan. 14.

The company's diagnostics, diagnostics excluding blood, and breast health divisions are all anticipated to post healthy year-over-year improvements.

The expected net proceed are now $5.4 million, down from an earlier anticipated $9.1 million. Investors reacted negatively to the news today.

The company had been warned in March that it failed to meet a listing requirement calling for a minimum $1 per share closing price of its common stock.

The company is taking the step to continue listing its shares on the Nasdaq, which had warned OpGen that did not meet a listing requirement calling for a minimum bid price of $1 per share. 

Investors in Exact Sciences went on a selling spree after CellMax publicized data suggesting its test could outperform Cologuard for the early detection of colorectal cancer.

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The Hill reports President Donald Trump issued an executive directing federal agencies to cut the number of board and advisory committees they have.

The New York Times reports that researchers are combining tools to more quickly develop crops to feed a growing population and cope with shifting climates.

Scientists in Canada are looking to the UK's plan to sequence children with rare conditions for inspiration, the National Post reports.

In PNAS this week: copy number changes arose during polar bear evolution, genomic and transcriptomic analysis of the Siberian hamster, and more.