NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Shares of Helicos BioSciences climbed around 16 percent in early trade on the Nasdaq after the firm announced that it had sold one of its Helicos Genetic Analysis Systems to the Turku Centre for Biotechnology in Turku, Finland.

The firm's shares were up $.18 at $1.30 less than an hour after the market opened.

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