On June 25, 2018, Bio-Techne announced it is acquiring Exosome Diagnostics for $250 million in cash and up to $325 million for achieving certain milestones. As exosome therapeutics and diagnostics have multiplied in number, a number of investors have placed big bets on this rapidly growing marketplace.
Exosomes are small vesicles ranging from 30-100nm in size that are secreted by nearly all cell types. They facilitate a range of important cellular functions, including facilitating intercellular communication. [Read more…]