Sweden's AlphaHelix Molecular Diagnostics said this week that it has agreed to acquire all shares in Swedish laboratory supply company Techtum Lab from parent company Labkompaniet, thereby merging AlphaHelix and Techtum.

AlphaHelix said that the merger gives it a complete sales and marketing organization with particular strengths in the PCR and qPCR areas, which will help AlphaHelix market its miniature PCR instrument AmpXpress.

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