Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Illumina Buys Epicentre Biotechnologies
San Diego-based Illumina, a manufacturer of genetic analysis tools, said last night that it has acquired Epicentre Biotechnologies, a provider of nucleic acid sample preparation reagents and specialty enzymes. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Epicentre's products are used for sequencing and microarrays in the genetic analysis area.