A tick-borne disease working group recommends the federal government explore using new technologies and repurposing existing ones to improve diagnosis.
The handheld device uses CMOS technology for multiplexed measurement of disease-linked metabolites and could prove useful for inexpensive POC testing.
The company published data from a 1,102-patient trial that found that amino acid markers could be useful for diagnosing the condition in a subset of patients.
The biomarker profiling project is expected to enable a better understanding of how lifestyle, environment, and genetics combine to cause diseases.
With European Union funds, the firm is accelerating its go-to-market strategy for the PrePsia four-metabolite, mass spec-based blood test for preterm preeclampsia.
The acquisition provides Biocrates with complementary skills and technologies, enabling it to serve the metabolomics market as a total solutions provider, it said.
The deal increases Metabolon's access to the European market and builds on its goal of bringing the value of metabolomics globally, according its CEO John Ryals.
Researchers from the US and UK used a combination of genetic and metabolomics analyses to home in on methylthioadenosine as sepsis biomarker.