Neogen acquires Brazil animal genomics company

Neogen expands presence in Brazil's animal genomics sector.

Neogen Corp. announced that it has acquired Deoxi Biotecnologia Ltda. (Deoxi), a leading animal genomics laboratory in Brazil.

The Deoxi acquisition is intended to help accelerate the growth of Neogen’s GeneSeek animal genomics in Brazil, which is home to more than 200 million cattle (for comparison, the U.S. is home to approximately 90 million cattle). Deoxi, founded in 2008, was a competitor of Neogen’s in the livestock genomics market.

“Deoxi has excellent facilities and

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