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Cytox Ltd.

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Cytox Ltd.'s diagnostics and research services are all based on the cell division cycle theory of Alzheimer's pathogenesis. The firm thinks its diagnostic, a blood test biomarker that measures the integrity of the cell cycle G1/S restriction point in peripheral blood lymphocytes, will detect AD in pre-symptomatic stages and that it can predict which patients suffering from mild cognitive impairment will convert to Alzheimer's. Furthermore, Cytox maintains that its lead program, a neuroblastoma assay, can screen compounds for their potential to affect Alzheimer's disease.

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