Trovagene Announces Agreement with Novogene for NextCollect™ in China

Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV), today announced that they have entered into an agreement with Novogene Co. Ltd., a leading global provider of genomic services and solutions with cutting edge next-generation sequencing (NGS) and the largest sequencing capacity in the world. Through this agreement, Novogene will purchase NextCollect™, Trovagene’s proprietary urine collection and nucleic acid preservation device for validation in the Chinese market.

Trovagene will sell Novogene the NextCollect urine collection and stabilization device, in addition to reagents and methods to extract cell-free DNA (cfDNA) from urine. Novogene plans to validate the urine DNA extraction methods at their facilities, including their lab in Tianjin, China, which is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP).

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