By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Helicos BioSciences today reported a 43 percent drop in its third quarter revenues.

In a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, the sequencing technology and diagnostics firm reported that for the three months ended Sept. 30, it recorded $636,000 in revenues, down from $1.1 million in the year-ago period. Product revenues plummeted to $214,000 from $1.1 million, an 81 percent drop-off. Grant revenues rose to $422,000 from $13,000 a year ago.

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