NEW YORK, Feb.24 (GenomeWeb News) - Biacore today said that sales for the fourth quarter rose 23 percent to 193.7 million Swedish kronor ($24.6 million) from 157.1 million Swedish kronor a year ago. Sales in the US rose 48 percent and European sales were up 45 percent, but receipts in Asia-Pacific declined by 20 percent. Biacore posted fourth-quarter net income of 49.4 million Swedish kronor, or 5.06 Swedish kronor per share, versus 24.4 million Swedish kronor, or 2.51 Swedish kronor per share, during the same period last year.

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