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1. (WO2017062941) METHOD FOR DIAGNOSING LACTATION SUFFICIENCY

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/062941    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/056243
Publication Date: Fri Apr 14 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Tue Oct 11 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: C12Q 1/68
Applicants: THE PENN STATE RESEARCH FOUNDATION
Inventors: KELLEHER, Shannon, L.
Title: METHOD FOR DIAGNOSING LACTATION SUFFICIENCY
Abstract:
The present invention provides for the first time the identification of breastmilk exosomal biomarkers useful in diagnosing lactation insufficiency. The present invention therefore provides methods, kits and systems for diagnosing lactation insufficiency, by examining relevant proteins and RNA in exosomes isolated from a patient's breastmilk.