NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Xenomics today said that it has filed a lawsuit in New York State alleging Sequenom committed fraud in representing itself to Xenomics in a licensing deal inked last year.

In October 2008, Xenomics granted Sequenom exclusive global rights to use certain transrenal fetal nucleic acids in maternal urine for non-invasive prenatal diagnostics and analysis.

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