NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Response Genetics today reported that its second quarter revenues declined 23 percent year over year, but were up 10 percent on a sequential basis.

The Los Angeles-based molecular diagnostics firm brought in total revenues of $4.3 million for the three months ended June 30, down from $5.3 million for the second quarter of 2013. The company said that the decline was due to pharmaceutical client revenue, which varies quarter to quarter. In addition, last year's Q2 included a $500,000 milestone payment from GlaxoSmithKline.

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