NEW YORK, May 10 – Orchid Biosciences reported revenues of $5.6 million for the first quarter of 2001 Thursday, up from $3.5 million in the comparable quarter last year.

Orchid attributed the revenue increase to sales of its SNPstream SNP scoring and DNA testing services, collaboration and license fees, and revenues from Cellmark Diagnostics, a genetic testing company Orchid acquired in February of 2001.

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