Cyntellect Adds $3 Million

Cyntellect Inc., a San Diego-based developer of laser-based live-cell manipulation technology, has raised $3 million in additional Series D funding. The round now stands at $18.1 million, with an investor option to commit an additional $10.3 million. Bru Venture Capital was the sole participant on the new tranche, while past backers include Third Security LLC. www.cyntellect.com