Sysmex Buys OGT To Add Cytogenics Capability
Oxford Gene Technology announced May 31 that it will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Sysmex, the Japanese in vitro diagnostics company that will gain entry into the cytogenetics market with OGT's fluorescence in situ hybridization and array comparative genomic hybridization products.
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