Agilent Technologies, Dermtech International, Decision Biomarkers, Affymetrix | GenomeWeb
Agilent Technologies has received US Patent No. 7,297,477, “Methods and compositions for detecting viral nucleic acid in a cell.” The patent claims methods and compositions for identifying or detecting viral nucleic acids in a host cell. DNA fragments are first bound to DNA-binding protein in a host cell and enriched using immunoprecipitation. The enriched fragments are then hybridized to a microarray containing sequences complementary to proviral DNA and genomic DNA.


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