Sysmex Inostics, Merck Aim for 2015 CE Mark for ctDNA Kit for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — In a deal signed ceremoniously at the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting earlier this week in Chicago, Merck and Sysmex Inostics will collaborate to develop and commercialize a kit to assay RAS mutations in circulating tumor DNA. The kit will be based on Sysmex's emulsion-based digital PCR technology, called BEAMing. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

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