March 3 (Reuters) - Sartorius AG:
* Sartorius to acquire real-time live-cell analysis pioneer and leader Essen BioScience
* Transaction, which is subject to antitrust clearance, is expected to close by end of Q1 2017
* Sartorius will purchase Essen BioScience for $320 million in cash
* Sartorius will update its 2017 financial guidance for lab division and therefore also for Sartorius Group post closure of transaction Source text - bit.ly/2mSCzsh Further company coverage: (Gdynia Newsroom)
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