Affymetrix, MicroChips, Amersham Biosciences, Cartesian Technologies, Roche Diagnostics, Helix BioPharma | GenomeWeb

Affymetrix received US Patent No. 6,551,784, “Method of comparing nucleic acid sequences.” The patent covers a system for comparing and identifying differences in nucleic acid sequences and is an extension of the Santa Clara, Calif., company’s tract of intellectual property surrounding its methods of microarray analysis of gene expression. The company also received US Patent No. 6,551,817, “Method and apparatus for hybridization.” This patent covers a packaging system for a device containing probe molecules and methods for introducing fluids into it.

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