This article was originally published Nov. 2.

Life Technologies' Ion Torrent business is driving revenues in its Genetic Analysis unit, the company said this week in a conference call discussing its 2012 third-quarter earnings.

The company, which began shipping its Ion Proton system in September, said that it shipped more than 100 systems in the third quarter of this year, and that there has been "continued demand" for its PGM instrument as well.

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