Applied Biosystems’ shares rose 11.3 percent for the trading week ended Tuesday to lead all stocks in the BCW Index. The firm’s stock rose following the release of its third-quarter results, which showed a 15-percent gain in revenue (see BioCommerce Week 10/25/2006). PerkinElmer’s stock gained 7.6 percent for the week, and Bruker Biosciences rose 6.1 percent.

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