NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Bio-Rad said after the close of the market on Tuesday that its first quarter revenues increased 2 percent as its Life Science sales spiked 3 percent year over year.

The company also disclosed that its acquisition of sequencing technology developer GnuBio, announced earlier this year, is worth up to $110 million.

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