The company has agreed to sell approximately 990,000 shares at a price of $2.25 per share, yielding about $2.2 million in gross proceeds.
The expected net proceed are now $5.4 million, down from an earlier anticipated $9.1 million. Investors reacted negatively to the news today.
Biocept will offer patient data from its liquid biopsy tests to Prognos, who will apply artificial intelligence to ensure that patients receive correct therapies.
Each share comes with an accompanying warrant to purchase one share of common stock. Biocept expects to use proceeds to fund ongoing operations.
In an SEC filing, the company proposed to sell shares of its stock, each coupled with a warrant to purchase up to one additional share.
The company reported total revenues of $761,591 from the accession of 878 billable samples, 27 percent fewer than the same quarter last year.
Biocept closed a $14.8 million public offering earlier this year and recently reported ending the second quarter with $2.6 million in cash and cash equivalents.
Highmark will examine the clinical and economic impact of Biocept's Target Selector liquid biopsy in patients with non-small cell lung cancer.
The company's test volume during the quarter shrank to just over 1,000 samples compared to 1,405 in the same period last year.
Researchers uncovered the HIV virus within a tissue sample collected in 1966, the Atlantic reports.
Nature News reports there are a handful of clinical trials underway to evaluate vaginal microbiome seeding of newborns born via caesarian section.
The Washington Post writes that humans may have contributed to the extinction of cave bears some 20,000 years ago.
In PLOS this week: gene variant may protect against trypanosomiasis, GLIS3 role in type 2 diabetes, and more.