NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Helicos BioSciences, currently in Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, is seeking approval from bankruptcy court to sell its assets to an employee who plans to form a new company using Helicos' technology, the company said in a court filing last week.

The US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts Eastern Division will hold a hearing on Helicos' motion for approval of the proposed deal on Thursday.

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