NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Sequenom yesterday said first-quarter revenue surged 43 percent as R&D spending increased 17 percent and net loss was stable. 
 
Total receipts for the three months ended March 31, 2007, rose to $9.9 million from $6.9 million year over year.
 
The company said the jump in revenues was driven mainly by sales of MassArray instruments and related products, and by growth in its contract research services group.
 

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