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NEW YORK, Oct 3 – Shares of Informax (Nasdaq: INMX) jumped more than 32 percent in their first day of trading on the Nasdaq Tuesday, making it the second successful bioinformatics offering since last week.

But some analysts said the recent strong performance in the bioinformatics sector might be short-lived.

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