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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – UK-based Angle aims to enter the noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT) market with its Parsortix cell-based enrichment system. The company recently released results from a pilot study demonstrating the enrichment of circulating fetal cells.

Researchers in the prenatal testing space have been attempting to extract fetal cells from a pregnant woman's bloodstream for decades, with mixed results, and all current providers of NIPT rely on cell-free DNA rather than fetal cells.

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