NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Quest Diagnostics has signed a non-exclusive licensing agreement for Epigenomics’ Septin 9 DNA methylation biomarker with the goal of commercializing a laboratory-developed blood test for colorectal cancer, Epigenomics said today.
 
Epigenomics said that it has demonstrated in “multiple clinical case control studies” with about 3,000 blood samples that methylated DNA of the Septin 9 gene in blood plasma indicates the presence of early-stage colorectal cancer.
 

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