NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) - Affymetrix reported after the close of the market Wednesday second quarter revenue growth of 4 percent, driven by increases in product revenues and in its genetic analysis business.

For the three months ended June 30, the company's revenues increased to $89 million from $85.4 million in the year-ago quarter. On a constant currency basis, its revenues increased almost 8 percent year over year, and beat the average Wall Street estimate of $88.6 million.

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