NEW YORK, Aug 29 – Oxagen of Abingdon, UK, and Cerylid Biosciences of Melbourne, said Wednesday that they had agreed to collaborate to jointly study the genetic basis of endometriosis. 

Oxagen and Cerylid are planning to look for genes and SNPs that lead to endometriosis and to eventually find targets that will lead to new diagnostics and treatments for the disease, which is estimated to affect as many as 10 percent of women of reproductive age, the companies said. 

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