NEW YORK, March 26 –Applied Biosystems said last week that a drop in demand for its ABI Prism 3700 DNA Analyzers reflected genomics companies’ efforts to rein in spending while they ride out the economic downturn.

But conversations with a number of executives at development-stage genomics companies and consulting firms indicated that spending plans have not changed due to present market conditions.

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