NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Thermo Electron has acquired Manchester, UK-based mass-spec shop GV Instruments for approximately $21 million, the company said today.
 
GV manufactures isotope-ratio mass spectrometers, and the acquisition will allow Thermo to offer additional features in its mass spec product line, inlcuding noble gas isotope mass spectrometry, the company said.
 
The purchase price is subject to a post-closing adjustment, Thermo said.

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