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By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Thermo Fisher Scientific today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to buy reagents manufacturer Fermentas International for $260 million in cash.

The deal is expected to close in the third quarter and is not anticipated to have a material impact on Thermo Fisher's 2010 financial results, the company said in a statement.

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