NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Danish genomics and molecular diagnostics company Exiqon said today that revenues in the first quarter rose 33 percent year over year on the strength of its research products.

For the three months ended March 31, the company took in DKK31.8 million ($5.6 million) in revenues, up from DKK24.0 million a year ago. Research product sales and services, excluding original equipment manufacturing revenues, increased 34 percent to DKK25.7 million, with business in Europe and the rest of the world driving revenue growth, the company said.

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