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1. (WO2018036503) FECAL BACTERIAL MARKERS FOR COLORECTAL CANCER

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/036503    International Application No.:    PCT/CN2017/098592
Publication Date: Fri Mar 02 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Aug 24 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: C12Q 1/68
C12Q 1/00
Applicants: THE CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
Inventors: YU, Jun
SUNG, Joseph Jao Yiu
LIANG, Qiaoyi
Title: FECAL BACTERIAL MARKERS FOR COLORECTAL CANCER
Abstract:
Provided is a non-invasive method for diagnosing colorectal cancer in a subject by detecting enrichment or reduction of certain bacterial species. A kit and device useful for such methods are also provided. In addition, a method for reducing the risk of colon cancer by regulating the pertinent bacterial species in human colon is also provided.