IP Watch: Abbott, DNAForm, Riken, Mayo, Roche, Gen-Probe Among US Patent Winners | GenomeWeb

Abbott Laboratories has been awarded US Patent No. 8,099,243, "Methods for quantifying a concentration of a target nucleic acid."

Eric Shain, John Clemens, Tzyy-Wen Jeng, and George Schneider are named as inventors on the patent.

Describes a method and system for determining the quantity of an analyte initially present in a chemical and/or biological reaction; as well as a computer-implemented method and system to automate portions of the analysis comprising mathematical or graphical analysis of an amplification reaction.

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