Trovagene has launched a next-generation sequencing-based assay to test for KRAS oncogene mutations by assessing the urine of metastatic cancer patients with biopsy-proven KRAS mutations in their tumor.

The assay is designed to detect the seven most prevalent mutations in the KRAS oncogene and has a lower limit of detection of .04 percent, according to the company.

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Two new Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology studies have largely reproduced the original findings, ScienceInsider reports.

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