NEW YORK, May 23 - Pyrosequencing on Wednesday took a step closer to entering the diagnostics market, announcing that it had received a patent for assessing cardiovascular conditions such as myocardial infarction and stroke.

“This is extraordinarily important – it establishes us as a player in diagnostics in the cardiovascular area,” Jerry Williamson, vice president of global diagnostics, told GenomeWeb.

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