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Abcam says is in talks with potential offerors

LONDON, July 27 (Reuters) - British biotech group Abcam Plc ABC.L said on Friday it was in talks with a small number of potential offerors about a takeover of the company.

The firm -- which markets antibodies via an online catalogue

-- said in a statement that there was no certainty that an offer -- said in a statement that there was no certainty that an offer would be made.

Shares in the firm -- which are up 14 percent this year -- closed on Thursday at 310 pence, valuing it at 107 million pounds ($219.4 million).

((Reporting by John Bowker, editing by David Holmes; Reuters Messaging: john.bowker.reuters.com@reuters.net;e-mail: john.bowker@reuters.com;telephone: +44 207 542 8454))

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