Roche Licenses PI3K Biomarker from Qiagen | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Roche today announced it has obtained a global co-exclusive license for phosphoinositide 3-kinase, a biomarker for cancer, from Qiagen.

Roche plans to develop real-time and endpoint PCR diagnostic assays for PI3K to run on its cobas 4800 System, it said in a statement. The biomarker was licensed exclusively by Johns Hopkins University, which owns its patent, to DxS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Qiagen. DxS is now called Qiagen Manchester.

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