After struggling in the years following its IPO, shares of gene sequencing specialist Pacific Biosciences of California (NASDAQ: PACB ) jumped more than 70% yesterday after the company announced a multimillion-dollar deal with pharmaceutical company Roche (NASDAQOTH: RHHBY ) . In the following video, from The Motley Fool's health-care show Market Checkup, analysts Max Macaluso and David Williamson discuss the deal.
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Editor's note: This video was recorded on Sept. 25, 2013.