Origin Technologies Drops Affymetrix Offer After Being Rejected

  • Affymetrix recommended a takeover offer by Thermo Fisher
  • `It's an unfortunate outcome,' Origin president says

Origin Technologies Corp. withdrew its offer for DNA_testing company Affymetrix Inc., which on Monday recommended a lower bid from Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. because of concerns over approval from Chinese and U.S. regulators.

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