NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Synthetic biology firm Intrexon reported after the close of the market Thursday that its second quarter revenues jumped more than 150 percent year over year as the firm trimmed its loss.

The Germantown, Md.-based firm, which went public in early August, brought in total revenues of $6.8 million for the three months ended June 30, up sharply from $2.7 million for the second quarter of 2012.

Its net loss was cut to $6.5 million, or $2.46 per share, from $16.5 million, or $3.99 per share.

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