NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Helicos BioSciences reported in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday after the close of the market that its fourth-quarter grant revenues increased to $206,000 from $117,000 year over year.

The firm also reported its first ever product revenue, totaling $36,000 for the three-month period ended Dec. 31, 2008. The company said in the filing that it expects to "recognize revenue from one of our initial 2008 instrument shipments in 2009."

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