This story originally ran on Jan. 28.

Life Technologies today said that revenues for its mass spectrometry business rose 14 percent in the fourth quarter of 2009, in what is likely the last time the company reports on that business before it is sold to Danaher.

For the three months ended Dec. 31, 2009, Life Tech's mass spec business posted receipts of $130 million. The company did not disclose revenue figures from the year-ago period. Organically, the business grew 7 percent year over year.

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