IP Update: Recent Patents Related to PCR, Sample Prep, and Nucleic Acid Amplification | GenomeWeb

US Patent 7,632,934. Oligonucleotides for amplifying Trichomonas vaginalis-derived nucleic acid. Inventors: William Weisburg; Jennifer Bungo. Assignee: Gen-Probe.

Covers oligonucleotides that are "useful for determining the presence of Trichomonas vaginalis in a test sample," according to the patent abstract. "The oligonucleotides may be incorporated into detection probes, helper probes, capture probes, and amplification oligonucleotides, and used in various combinations thereof."

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