Patent Number: 7,785,772

Title: Detecting methylated mammalian nucleic acid in stool

Abstract: This document includes methods and materials for enriching and detecting cancer markers. For example, this document includes methods and materials for enriching methylated mammalian nucleic acid from stool samples.

Inventors: Ahlquist; David A. (Rochester, MN), Zou; Hongzhi (Rochester, MN)

Assignee: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

International Classification: C12Q 1/00 (20060101); G01N 33/53 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018