single-molecule immunoassay

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 World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.

DARPA is working on developing algorithms that gauge the credibility of research findings, Wired reports.

The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends all women diagnosed with breast cancer be offered genetic testing, the Washington Post says.

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