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Ion Torrent Systems Inc., Life Technologies deal

August 23, 2010 7:00 AM UTC

Life Technologies will acquire DNA sequencing company Ion Torrent for $375 million in cash and stock, plus potential milestones of $350 million in cash and stock. Life Technologies said Ion Torrent's PostLight sequencing technology will complement its CE and SOLiD sequencing systems. Ion Torrent's Personal Genome Machine (PGM), which uses the PostLight technology, is available through an early access program and will be launched this year. ...