Roche to acquire Ignyta for $1.7 billion

Roche has reached an agreement to acquire California, US- based Ignyta Inc for $1.7 billion, a company with small molecule therapies targeting kinases which have been activated by gene fusions – a class of oncogenes associated with both blood cancers and solid tumours.

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