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Incyte Genomics has been awarded US Patent No. 6,448,013, “Duplex probes for hybridization reactions.” The patent refers to methods to count the number of polynucleotides in a particular sample. One of these methods involves using single- or double-stranded probes to contact the targets, then comparing them to a reference hybridization pattern in order to measure the amounts of particular nucleic acids in a sample.

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