Chronix Biomedical Develops Organ Transplant Rejection Assay on Bio-Rad ddPCR Platform | GenomeWeb

Scientists from molecular diagnostics firm Chronix Biomedical and University Medical Center Göttingen in Germany have developed an assay to measure circulating cell-free graft DNA as an early indicator of organ transplant rejection.

The assay uses Bio-Rad's QX100 Droplet Digital PCR system to absolutely quantify cell-free DNA released into the bloodstream by dying cells from the transplanted organ as a percentage of total circulating organ-derived DNA in a patient's plasma.

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