NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Shares of NanoString jumped 46 percent in December to lead a nearly 4 percent gain for the GenomeWeb Daily News Index for the month.

The Seattle-based molecular diagnostics and genetic analysis firm was one of several firms in the GWDN Index to provide a double-digit return for the month. Other top gainers included Pacific Biosciences, which closed up 24 percent for the month, and Fluidigm, which gained more than 20 percent.

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