NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – PerkinElmer said on Tuesday that it has purchased the mass spectrometry company Analytica of Branford for an undisclosed sum.

Analytica, based in Branford, Conn., produces electrospray ionization source technology for mass spectrometry.

PerkinElmer said the acquisition is part of its strategic plan to expand its human and environmental health portfolio, and that it will "gain significant insight and intellectual property" in ion source and mass spec technologies.

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