By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Oxford Nanopore today said that it has raised £25 million ($41 million) in a private placement of ordinary shares.

The Oxford, UK-based nanopore sequencing firm said that it would use the funds to support further development, external validation, and production capabilities for its technology in DNA sequencing and protein analysis applications. The firm's platform technology, GridION, consists of a scalable, modular instrument and consumable cartridge.

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