NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Millipore reported after the close of the market on Thursday that its fourth-quarter revenues declined 2 percent, with a 4 percent negative affect from currency translation.

The Billerica, Mass.-based firm brought in revenues of $396.8 million for the three-month period ended Dec. 31, compared to revenues of $405.2 million for the fourth quarter of 2007. The results came in below analysts' average estimate of $401.4 million for the quarter.

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