Statement by Life Technologies' Board of Directors

              Statement by Life Technologies' Board of Directors

PR Newswire

CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 18, 2013

CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The board of directors of Life
Technologies Corporation has retained Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and Moelis
& Company LLC to assist in its annual strategic review. The board of directors
has not decided on any specific course of action.

About Life Technologies
Life Technologies Corporation(NASDAQ:LIFE) is a global biotechnology company
with customers in more than 160 countries using its innovative solutions to
solve some of today's most difficult scientific challenges. Quality and
innovation are accessible to every lab with its reliable and easy-to-use
solutions spanning the biological spectrum, with more than 50,000 products for
agricultural biotechnology, translational research, molecular medicine and
diagnostics, stem cell-based therapies, forensics, food safety and animal
health. Its systems, reagents and consumables represent some of the most cited
brands in scientific research including: Ion Torrent™, Applied
Biosystems®,Invitrogen™, Gibco®, Ambion®, Molecular Probes® and Novex®.Life
Technologiesemploys approximately 10,400 people and upholds its ongoing
commitment to innovation with more than 4,000 patents and exclusive licenses.
LIFE had sales of$3.7 billionin 2011. Visit us at our
website:http://www.lifetechnologies.com.

Life Technologies' Safe Harbor Statement
This press release includes forward-looking statements about Life
Technologies' anticipated results that involve risks and uncertainties. Some
of the information contained in this press release, including, but not limited
to, statements as to industry trends and Life Technologies' plans, objectives,
expectations and strategy for its business, contains forward-looking
statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual
results or events to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such
forward-looking statements. Any statements that are not statements of
historical fact are forward-looking statements. When used, the words
"believe," "plan," "intend," "anticipate," "target," "estimate," "expect" and
the like, and/or future tense or conditional constructions ("will," "may,"
"could," "should," etc.), or similar expressions, identify certain of these
forward-looking statements. Important factors which could cause actual results
to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements are detailed
in filings made by Life Technologies with the Securities and Exchange
Commission. Life Technologies undertakes no obligation to update or revise any
such forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.

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Life Technologies Contacts:


Investor Relations: Agnes Lee
                    760-268-7971
                    agnes.lee@lifetech.com
Media:              Suzanne Hatcher
                    760-268-7912
                    suzanne.hatcher@lifetech.com

SOURCE Life Technologies

Website: http://www.lifetechnologies.com
 
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