Cypriot Group Develops Non-Invasive, Prenatal Down Syndrome Dx; Creates Startup to Market Test | GenomeWeb

By Ben Butkus

A group of scientists from Cyprus has combined methylated DNA immunoprecipitation and quantitative real-time PCR into a non-invasive, prenatal test that can diagnose Down syndrome with 100 percent sensitivity and specificity, according to a paper published online this week in Nature Medicine.

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