The test is the first offered for the Sgx Clarity system, a fully automated in vitro diagnostic platform leveraging single-molecule counting technology.
Singulex plans to use the investment to continue to develop its single-molecule counting technology.
The Merck KGaA subsidiary is launching the research-use only SMCxPRO later this year for protein detection using sandwich ELISAs paired with proprietary optical readout.
The firm also plans to list its cardiac troponin I assay as CE marked and plans to submit data to the FDA for clearance of its Clarity system and assay in 2018.
Singulex's CEO provided an update at the JP Morgan Healthcare conference on the firm's progress in developing its immunodiagnostics platform.
The results could have implications for the future adoption by cardiologists of high-sensitivity troponin assays currently being developed by biotech firms like Singulex and Nanosphere.
The nonprofit Biden Cancer Initiative is suspending its operations, according to the Associated Press.
Researchers examine how white nationalists handle personal genetic ancestry results that conflict with their racist worldview, the New York Times reports.
NPR speaks with research participants before and after they learn their APOE E4 status, which affects their risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.
In PLOS this week: genetic characterization of Toxoplasma gondii strains, Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus uncovered in Sudan, and more.