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  • Velox Biosystems Wins Big at UC Entrepreneur Pitch Competition

    26 February 2019
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    Beating out the competition, UCI Applied Innovation startup Velox Biosystems presented their winning pitch at the third annual UC Entrepreneur Pitch Competition in Monterey, California. Check out the write up from Applied Innovation to learn more.

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  • Velox publishes new article on ultra-sensitive cancer liquid biopsy

    4 February 2019
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    In collaboration with Prof. Weian Zhao’s Lab at UC Irvine, Velox has published an article demonstrating the superior sensitivity of IC3D in liquid biopsy applications. In the publication, “An Ultrasensitive Test for Profiling Circulating Tumor DNA using Integrated Comprehensive Droplet Digital Detection” (Lab Chip, 2019), we demonstrated that the IC3D system can detect oncogenic KRAS G12D mutant alleles against a high background of genomic DNA at a sensitivity of 0.00125 – 0.005%, or 50 to 1,000x more sensitive than leading liquid biopsy ddPCR and qPCR platforms, respectively.

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