Roche Closes Acquisition of 454
 
Roche has closed its acquisition of CuraGen subsidiary 454 Life Sciences in a cash and stock deal valued at as much as $155 million, 454 and CuraGen said this week.
 
454's 167 employees will remain at the company's facilities in Branford, Conn., and will operate under the Roche Diagnostics division as part of the Roche Applied Sciences business unit.
 

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