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Star Cap - Sviluppo di un avanzato test di screening per la determinazione di un nuovo fattore di rischio per il tumore
Star Cap - Sviluppo di un avanzato test di screening per la determinazione di un nuovo fattore di rischio per il tumore

Inserito da      Andrea Sudano Roccaro

Settore: Medico

Inserito il 16-09-2020

Piattaforma: Idee da finanziare

Prezzo: 2 mln of euros di equity investiment


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Star Cap is a project aimed at developing a mini/microfluidic platform for the determination and management of individual oncogenetic risk associated with the interplay between gut microbiome and nutrition. The above platform, by recapitulating in vitro the complex interaction between diet and intestinal microbiome, not only quantifies the individual risk of possessing an oncogenic microbiome but serves as a support for two specific personalized medicine services.

Specifically, the operation of the platform is based on a series of proprietary selective growth media that allow the fecal microbiome to "magnify" the production of onco-methanolites.

Platform also integrates a cellular system capable of deciding and quantifying the genotoxic effect of the aforementioned metabolites.