NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Beckman Coulter today said fourth-quarter revenues increased 8.6 percent as R&D spending receded 2.7 percent and profit jumped 250 percent.
 
Total receipts for the three months ended Dec. 31, 2006, increased to $712 million from $655.5 million year over year.
 
Product-related revenue increased 8.1 percent to $104 million while service-related revenue was up 8.7 percent to $608 million.
 

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