NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Celera reported after the close of the market on Wednesday that its first-quarter revenues increased 16 percent, while the firm cut its net loss significantly on lower charges year over year.

The Alameda, Calif.-based molecular diagnostics firm generated revenues of $45.7 million for the three-month period ended March 28, compared to revenues of $39.5 million for the first quarter of 2008.

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