By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Fluidigm reported after the close of the market Tuesday that its first-quarter revenues increased 30 percent year over year, with product sales up 34 percent.

The South San Francisco, Calif.-based firm had total revenues of $8.7 million for the three-month period ended March 31, compared to $6.7 million for the first quarter of 2010. Its instrument sales climbed to around $5 million from $4.1 million, while its consumables revenues were $3.5 million versus $2.1 million.

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