By Ben Butkus

Life Technologies this week reported that revenues from its Molecular Biology Systems division slid 2 percent in both the fourth quarter and full-year 2011, excluding foreign currency impact, amid company-wide revenue growth of 8 percent and 5 percent for Q4 and FY2011, respectively.

The lackluster MBS division revenues were due primarily to an expected decrease in qPCR royalties and continuing difficulties in government and academic markets, company executives said.

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