Affymetrix, Emilio Barbera-Guillem, Stephanie Castro, Tomasz Heyduk, Picoliter, SomaLogic | GenomeWeb

Affymetrix received US Patent No. 6,548,257, “Methods of identifying nucleic acid probes to quantify the expression of a target nucleic acid.” This patent covers a system for monitoring genetic expression levels by hybridizing nucleic acid samples to a high-density array of oligonucleotides, preferably as many as 1,000,000 different oligonucleotide probes, to quantify the relative abundance of the target sequences in a complex nucleic acid pool.

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