By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life Technologies reported after the close of the market on Tuesday revenues of $895.9 million for the first quarter of 2011, impacted in part by the Japanese earthquake and tsunami, and falling short of Wall Street forecasts.

For the three months ended March 31, total receipts inched up 1 percent year over year from $884.9 million a year ago, but missed the $905.4 million that had been expected by analysts.

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