NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Affymetrix yesterday reported a 4.7-percent slide in second-quarter revenues as it veered from a $7.8 million profit in the year-ago period to a $10.1 million net loss.
In a conference call yesterday, CEO Stephen Fodor said that 2006 has been the “single most challenging year” in Affy’s 13-year history, “compounded by increased competition, especially in the genotyping market.”

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