DNA se­quenc­ing gi­ant Il­lu­mi­na bat­tles an­titrust reg­u­la­tors and grow­ing com­pe­ti­tion

It’s rare for a company to highlight its burgeoning competition. But Illumina did just that in a court filing last month.

The San Diego-based company — which makes DNA sequencers that power everything from consumer genetic tests to precision drug development — commands about 80 percent of the market. The Federal Trade Commission in 2021 cited Illumina’s market share in challenging the company’s acquisition of Grail, a cancer testing company.

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