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

US Patent No. 7,678,892. Dye-labeled ribonucleotide triphosphates.

Inventors: Peter Fisher, Paolo Vatta, Shaheer Khan

Assignee: Applied Biosystems (Life Technologies)

The invention provides novel dye-labeled ribonucleotide analogs and methods for synthesizing those analogs. The compounds of the invention are especially useful for DNA sequencing by PCR.


US Patent No. 7,680,603. Systems and methods for determining real-time PCR cycle thresholds using a rotation transformation.

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