NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life Technologies reported after the close of the market Tuesday that its third quarter revenues increased 3 percent year over year, as gains in its research consumables and applied sciences business groups was offset by a decline in its genetic analysis business.

The Carlsbad, Calif.-based maker of genetic analysis products reported total revenues of $935.1 million for the three months ended Sept. 30, up from $911.2 million. Excluding the impact of currency, life Tech said its revenue were up 4 percent year over year.

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