By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Roche today said that it has filed a definitive proxy statement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission and sent a letter to Illumina's shareholders urging them to tender their shares in response to its $5.7 billion takeover bid.

It also urged Illumina's shareholders to vote in favor of Roche's nominees to Illumina's board.

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