IP Update: Affymetrix; Gamida for Life; University of Maryland; 3M | GenomeWeb

Affymetrix of Santa Clara, Calif., has received US Patent No. 8,114,584, "Antireflective coatings for high-resolution photolithographic synthesis of DNA array." Methods are claimed for forming arrays of polymers by providing a substrate that has a layer that includes dielectric coatings on a solid support, and a second layer that includes polymers on the first layer.

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