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Roche acquires Stratos Genomics

Christian Fernsby |
Roche announced that it has acquired Stratos Genomics, an early-stage sequencing technology company to advance the development of Roche’s nanopore sequencer.

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Topics: ROCHE    STRATOS GENOMICS   

The acquisition provides Roche access to Stratos Genomics unique chemistry, Sequencing by Expansion (SBX™).

The Roche nanopore sequencer, once developed, will utilise a novel approach that combines electronic and biological components to sequence DNA for fast, flexible and cost-effective clinical diagnostic testing.

Stratos Genomics will continue operations in Seattle, Washington, U.S.

Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed.


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