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December 10, 2007 “Intelligence: Late Breaking Lab News”

Last month, Beckman Coulter, Inc., of Fullerton, California, announced that it will acquire the research flow cytometry instrumentation business of Dako Denmark A/S, of Glostrup, Denmark. The move strengthens Beckman’s product line in the research market. Sale of Dako’s flow cytometry division, which is based in Fort Collins, Colorado, is a step to concentrate efforts on molecular

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December 18, 2006 “Intelligence: Late Breaking Lab News”

Last Friday, Luminex Corporation of Austin, Texas announced that it would acquire Tm Bioscience Corp. of Toronto, Ontario. Luminex will pay $44 million, which represents a 41.5% premium for Tm shares based on the December 14 closing price. Tm Bioscience has tests for DNA-based diagnostics, including tests for infectious diseases and genetic mutations related to

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