Ciphergen Underscores Strategy to Focus on Dx By Selling SELDI Business, Equity Stake to Bio-Rad | GenomeWeb
As part of its ongoing plan to turn its business from an unprofitable tool shop into a successful diagnostic company, Ciphergen Biosystems has agreed to sell its proteomic tools arm to Bio-Rad for $20 million in cash.
 
The sale, announced this week, would give Bio-Rad Ciphergen’s Surface Enhanced Laser Desorption/Ionization technology, ProteinChip arrays, and accompanying software. Bio-Rad will also buy a $3-million equity stake in the company.
 

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