Canadian molecular diagnostics firm Mitomics said today that it has entered into a non-exclusive licensing agreement with QDx Pathology to develop, market, and process a mitochondrial DNA test for determining the presence of malignant cells in normal-appearing prostate biopsies.

The test, which QDx Pathology will market under the name QPredict Prostate Mitomic Test, is based on Mitomics' currently marketed Prostate Core Mitomic Test, or PCMT.

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