Intrinsic Bioprobes Receives US Patent for Protein Biomarkers for Myocardial Infarction | GenomeWeb

Biomarker discovery firm Intrinsic Bioprobes announced this week that it has been granted a US patent for biomarkers and assays for the determination of myocardial infarction.

According to the patent, US No. 7,816,095, the company identified the proteins serum amyloid A and S-sulfonated transthyretin as biomarkers for myocardial infarction and developed a three-marker panel consisting of SAA, SS-TTR, and known MI biomarker myoglobin that in a 192-sample study demonstrated predictive power exceeding that of conventional MI assays.

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