NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life Technologies reported after the close of the market Monday that its fourth-quarter revenues rose 3 percent on a non-GAAP basis but were down 1 percent on a GAAP basis.

The Carlsbad, Calif.-based genetic analysis tools firm reported total revenues of $998.9 million for the three months ended Dec. 31, compared to $1.01 billion for the fourth quarter of 2011. However, on a non-GAAP basis, its revenues were up 3 percent to $999.4 million from $970.3 million. Excluding the effects of currency translation its revenues were up 4.5 percent.

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