By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Roche disclosed after the close of the market on Tuesday that the US Federal Trade Commission has requested additional information related to its $5.7 billion hostile bid for Illumina.

The request was issued pursuant to the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act and seeks more information about Roche's microarray business, the company said.

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