NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Nanosphere today said that its second-quarter revenues jumped 160 percent year over year, but the firm fell short of Wall Street's estimate for the top line.

The Northbrook, Ill.-based molecular diagnostics firm reported preliminary Q2 revenues of $1.3 million for the three-month period ended June 30, up from $500,000 for the second quarter of 2011. However, it missed analysts' consensus estimate for revenues of $1.5 million.

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