NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Epigenomics and clinical diagnostics firm BioChain today announced a collaboration to bring Epigenomics' Septin9-based colorectal cancer screening technology to China.

BioChain has obtained an exclusive license to develop and commercialize Septin9 in vitro diagnostic tests for colorectal cancer screening in the Chinese market, and in return, Epigenomics will receive upfront and minimum annual payments. It also will receive mid-single royalty payments if and when the product is approved by regulators in China.

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