By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Accelrys reported late on Tuesday that revenues for the first quarter rose 66 percent.

The San Diego-based software solutions firm said that for the three months ended March 31, it posted $34.6 million in revenues, up from $20.8 million a year ago. Revenues for the quarter included $4 million in content revenue, related to databases that it acquired when it merged with Symyx during the summer. Accelrys had no content revenue in the year-ago period.

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