NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Labcyte said that the Japanese patent office has granted patent 4,309,131 which covers the design of a system that can sort cells based upon acoustic or other properties and then eject them specifically from a mixed population. It is the company's second Japanese patent. The firm said that it now has a total of 48 patents in Japan, Europe, and the US.

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