Third Wave Technologies was acquired by Hologic on June 9, 2008

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Third Wave Technologies, Inc.

502 South Rosa Road,
Madison, Wisconsin 53719
United States,
(608) 273-8933
www.twt.com

Third Wave Technologies, Inc. is a developer and marketer of molecular diagnostic reagents for a wide variety of DNA and RNA analysis applications based on its proprietary Invader chemistry. The company's current clinical diagnostic offerings consist of products for conditions such as Cystic Fibrosis, Hepatitis C, cardiovascular risk and other diseases.


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