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Qiagen was awarded US Patent Number 6,248,521 for a method of amplifying oligonucleotides onto a flat substrate such as a glass slide or silicon wafer. The patent, “Amplification and other enzymatic reactions performed on nucleic acid arrays,” describes a method wherein an oligonucleotide primer and a DNA polymerase are hybridized to the oligonucleotide sequence anchored or deposited on the array.

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