NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sequenom said today that it has licensed from Xenomics intellectual property for use in prenatal research and diagnostic tests.
 
The exclusive license gives Sequenom global rights to use certain transrenal fetal nucleic acids in maternal urine for non-invasive prenatal diagnostics and analysis. The technology may be used on a technology-independent basis for “all uses,” excluding the determination of fetal gender solely by the presence of Y chromosome, Sequenom said.
 

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