By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sigma-Aldrich today reported third-quarter revenue growth of 11 percent, with organic sales up 4 percent year over year.

The St. Louis-based chemicals and research products firm reported total revenues of $626 million for the three-month period ended Sept. 30, compared to revenues of $563 million for Q3 2010. The results fell short of Wall Street estimates for revenues of $632.3 million.

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