A day after announcing that it would make an equity investment in next-generation DNA sequencing technology firm VisiGen Biotechnologies, Applied Biosystems officials said last week that it continues to evaluate other alternative sequencing technologies.

ABI also surprised the market with a relatively strong fiscal 2006 first-quarter, reporting a 6.4-percent increase in revenue and a 55-percent jump in profits.

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