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Researchers re-examined whole-genome and whole-transcriptome sequencing TCGA studies from 33 cancer types and found unique microbial signatures.

The Stockholm-based company said it will use the funds to develop its metabolism-based liquid biopsy platform.

Elypta anticipates launching a test to conduct surveillance for recurrence of renal cell carcinoma in patients that have undergone surgery.

The Signatera research-use-only assay monitors cancer treatment and assesses minimal residual disease, and is customized for individual patients.

The company expects to be able to offer at least one test commercially by the end of this year or early next, with research now starting on two others.

The test, developed with Pfizer, could identify renal cancer patients who would experience recurrence, but not who would benefit from adjuvant Sutent.