This story has been updated to include details from a company conference call. 

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Pacific Biosciences reported after the close of the market today that its second quarter 2015 revenues were up 118 percent over the second quarter of 2014.

The Menlo Park, California-based single-molecule sequencing firm reported total Q2 revenues of $24.9 million compared to $11.4 million in Q2 2014. It missed the average analyst estimate of $26.4 million.

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