NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Shares of companies in the omics life science tools and molecular diagnostics space saw a choppy March as the GenomeWeb Index inched up 1 percent month over month. 

Overall, the number of gainers in the index totaled 18, led by Sequenom, whose shares increased 13 percent in March compared to February, while 13 companies saw their share values slide in the month. Pacific Biosciences, down 7 percent month over month, had the biggest decline. 

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