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Applera Corporation - Applied Biosystems (ABI)

9/14/2005 Proxy Information

Mr. White's brother-in-law is employed as a district field service manager for the Applied Biosystems group and was paid a total of approximately $113,700 in fiscal 2005. Amounts paid to this employee were comparable to compensation paid to other employees performing similar job functions.

In July 2004, we entered into a one year consulting agreement with Timothy J. Hunkapiller, under which he provided assistance to the Applied Biosystems group in developing strategies for next generation sequencing, software, and informatics. Timothy J. Hunkapiller is the brother of Michael W. Hunkapiller, a former officer of the Company who retired effective August 20, 2004. We paid Timothy J. Hunkapiller $182,000 for these services (plus reasonable travel expenses) in fiscal 2005. This agreement was amended in August 2005 to extend the term of the agreement through June 30, 2007, and to provide for the payment of a fee of $1,800 per day (plus reasonable travel expenses) for a minimum of 48 days during each of fiscal 2006 and 2007.

Michael W. Hunkapiller's daughter is employed as a manager for the Applied Biosystems group and was paid a total of approximately $105,400 in fiscal 2005. Amounts paid to this employee were comparable to compensation paid to other employees performing similar job functions.

9/17/2004 Proxy Information

Mr. White's brother-in-law is employed as a district field service manager for the Applied Biosystems group and was paid a total of approximately $97,350 in fiscal 2004. Amounts paid to this employee were comparable to compensation paid to other employees performing similar job functions.

In July 2003, we entered into a one year consulting agreement with Dr. Hunkapiller's brother under which he provided assistance to the Applied Biosystems group in the evaluation of long-term portal design and the assessment of next generation sequencing technology. We paid him $92,400 for these services (plus reasonable travel expenses) in fiscal 2004. We renewed this agreement in July 2004. Under the terms of the new agreement, Dr. Hunkapiller's brother will be paid a fee of $1,400 per day (plus reasonable travel expenses) for a minimum of 48 days during fiscal 2005.

Dr. Hunkapiller's daughter is employed as a manager for the Applied Biosystems group and was paid a total of approximately $70,350 in fiscal 2004. Amounts paid to this employee were comparable to compensation paid to other employees performing similar job functions.

9/10/2003 Proxy Information

No related party transactions or special relationships reported for this company. Director relationships marked "Outside Related" at this firm will most often be former executives of the company. Additional information regarding these relationships will be added during our regular updates.