NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sequenom reported after the market closed Thursday that its second-quarter revenues declined 28 percent, which it said was primarily due to softness in the capital equipment market.

The San Diego-based firm generated total revenues of $9.2 million for the three-month period ended June 30, down from $12.8 million for the second quarter of 2008. The company beat analysts' consensus revenue estimate of $8.2 million.

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