NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BioReference Laboratories said today that it will acquire certain assets of Edge Biosystems, a reagents and sequencing services company.

As part of the agreement, BioReference's subsidiary GeneDx will acquire EdgeBio's genetic sequencing service business, Edge BioServ, which provides sequencing services in a CLIA certified laboratory. EdgeBio will retain its products business, a company official told GenomeWeb Daily News.

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