By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Affymetrix reported after the close of the market on Monday that its first-quarter 2010 revenues increased 2 percent, with a sharp increase in product sales somewhat offset by lower service revenues.

The Santa Clara, Calif.-based firm brought in total revenues of $80.2 million for the three-month period ended March 31, compared to revenues of $78.6 million for the first quarter of 2009. Affy beat analysts' consensus estimate of $78.9 million in revenues for Q1 2010.

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