NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Abbott and Epigenomics have penned a non-exclusive license and collaboration agreement to develop a colorectal cancer diagnostic based on Epigenomics' intellectual property, Epigenomics said today.
 
Under the terms of the agreement, Abbott has licensed worldwide rights to Epigenomics’ DNA methylation biomarker Septin 9, which the companies plan to develop into an in vitro diagnostic blood test for early detection of colorectal cancer.
 

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