This article has been updated with comments from an internal Illumina e-mail.

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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Roche will not extend its tender offer for Illumina, the Swiss pharmaceuticals and diagnostics firm said today, ending its hostile bid for the San Diego firm for now.

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