NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Twist Bioscience reported after the close of the market on Thursday that its first quarter revenues in fiscal year 2019 almost tripled versus the prior year period.

For the three months ended Dec. 31, 2018, the firm reported total revenues of $11.5 million, compared to $4.3 million for the same period in the previous year. It beat analysts' average revenue estimate of $9.7 million.

Twist's total revenues included $7.7 million from its synthetic biology business and $3.8 million from its genomics business.

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