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NEW YORK – Akadeum Life Sciences announced on Thursday an initial close of its Series A financing, which will be used to "solve longstanding problems in sample preparation."

A spokesman for the Ann Arbor, Michigan-based firm said that it has raised about $4 million in the Series A round so far but declined to say how much it plans to raise in total "because we expect the round to be oversubscribed." In a statement, Akadeum added that it is pursuing additional financing during the first quarter of 2020 when the Series A round is anticipated to close.

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