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NEW YORK, May 31 – Roche said Thursday it would appeal the European Patent Office’s decision to revoke Roche’s patent for a number of enzymes, including Taq DNA polymerase, a staple in conducting PCR and gene sequencing.

“We will appeal this ruling because it is incorrect,” a Roche spokeswoman said.

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