BioChain Licenses Epigenomics Methylation Marker | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BioChain has licensed Epigenomics' methylated Septin9 biomarker for the detection of colorectal cancer and will start offering an assay based on the marker in China, Epigenomics announced today.

BioChain will offer the assay through its Beijing-based independent reference laboratory — equivalent to a CLIA lab — called Beijing BioChain Medical Laboratory. BioChain manufactures life science tools and molecular genetics diagnostics and has offices in Newark, Calif., and Beijing.

Financial and other terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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