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IP Watch: Canon, Beckman Coulter, Raindance, Others Win US Patents


Beckman Coulter has been awarded US Patent No. 8,840,848, "System and method including analytical units."

Charles Kraihanzel is named as the inventor.

Korea Materials & Analysis Corporation has been awarded US Patent No. 8,841,069, "Dendron-mediated DNA virus detection."

Chi-Bom Chae, Kyung-Tae Kim, and Seong-Suk Hur are named as inventors.

Raindance Technologies has been awarded US Patent No. 8,841,071, "Sample multiplexing."

Darren Link is named as the inventor.

University of California, Oakland has been awarded US Patent No. 8,841,072, "Methods and compositions for detection and analysis of polynucleotides using light harvesting multichromophores."

Guillermo Bazan, Brent Gaylord, and Shu Wang are named as inventors.

Canon has been awarded US Patent No. 8,841,093, "Devices and methods for monitoring genomic DNA of organisms."

Toru Takahashi and Hiroshi Inoue are named as inventors.

Physicians Choice Laboratory Services has been awarded US Patent No. 8,841,095, "Detection of nucleic acids and proteins."

Anthony Shuber is named as the inventor.

The Scan

Genetic Testing Approach Explores Origins of Blastocyst Aneuploidy

Investigators in AJHG distinguish between aneuploidy events related to meiotic missegregation in haploid cells and those involving post-zygotic mitotic errors and mosaicism.

Study Looks at Parent Uncertainties After Children's Severe Combined Immunodeficiency Diagnoses

A qualitative study in EJHG looks at personal, practical, scientific, and existential uncertainties in parents as their children go through SCID diagnoses, treatment, and post-treatment stages.

Antimicrobial Resistance Study Highlights Key Protein Domains

By screening diverse versions of an outer membrane porin protein in Vibrio cholerae, researchers in PLOS Genetics flagged protein domain regions influencing antimicrobial resistance.

Latent HIV Found in White Blood Cells of Individuals on Long-Term Treatments

Researchers in Nature Microbiology find HIV genetic material in monocyte white blood cells and in macrophages that differentiated from them in individuals on HIV-suppressive treatment.