By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sigma-Aldrich today reported 5 percent revenue growth on the strength of its fine chemicals business. Excluding the effect of foreign currency exchange rates, its revenues were up 7 percent.

The St. Louis-based research products and chemicals firm brought in total revenues of $563 million for the three-month period ended Sept. 30, compared with $534 million for Q3 2009. Analysts, on average, had expected sales of $542.3 million.

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