NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - DxS is collaborating with Boehringer Ingelheim to develop a companion diagnostic test kit for the pharmaceutical company's BIBW 2992 (Tovok) drug candidate to identify mutations of the epidermal growth factor receptor in patients with non small cell lung cancer.

Manchester, UK-based DxS said that its EGFR companion diagnostic is a real-time PCR assay that is designed to detect the most common mutations in the EGFR gene. It said that the assay would be ready later this summer for use in Boehringer Ingelheim's phase III study of BIBW 2992.

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