NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Millipore reported after close of market on Thursday that its profit for the third quarter rose nearly 5 percent based on a 4 percent increase in revenues year over year.

Billerica, Mass.-based Millipore reported total revenues of $412 million for the three-month period ended Oct. 3, compared to revenues of $395 million in the third quarter of 2008.

Excluding a 3 percent unfavorable impact from changes in foreign currency, the company generated organic revenue growth of 7 percent.

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