NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Shares of Sequenom climbed 49 percent during the month of November as the firm tries to rebound from a clinical study scandal that led to the dismissal of senior executives at the firm two months ago.

Sequenom led the 34 stocks that comprise the GenomeWeb Daily News Index, while Decode Genetics' shares dropped 88 percent as the firm filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

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