Form Type:  8-K
Filing Date:  2/14/2012 
CIK:  0001073431 
Address:  5791 VAN ALLEN WAY 
City, State, Zip:  CARLSBAD, California 92008 
Telephone:  (760) 603-7200 
Fiscal Year:  12/31 
Description of Business
Life Technologies Corporation is a global life sciences company dedicated to improving the human condition. Our systems, consumables and services enable scientific researchers and commercial markets to accelerate scientific exploration, leading to discoveries and developments that improve the quality of life. Our products are also used in forensics, food and water safety, animal health testing and other industrial applications. The Company delivers a broad range of products and services, including systems, instruments, reagents, software, and custom services. Our growing portfolio of products includes innovative technologies for capillary electrophoresis-based sequencing, next generation sequencing, PCR, sample preparation, cell culture, RNA interference analysis, functional genomics research, proteomics and cell biology applications, as well as clinical diagnostic applications, forensics and animal, food, pharmaceutical and water testing analysis.
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  FORM 8-K
    Section 1 - Registrant's Business and Operations
      Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
    Section 2 - Financial Information
      Item 2.03 - Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an ...
    Section 9 - Financial Statements and Exhibits
  EXHIBIT 99.1