Canon US Life Sciences has been awarded US Patent No. 8,232,094, "Real-time PCR in micro-channels."
Kenton Hasson, Gregory Dale, and Hiroshi Inoue are named as inventors on the patent.
Relates to methods for amplifying nucleic acids in micro-channels. More specifically, the invention relates to methods for performing real-time PCR in a continuous-flow microfluidic system, and methods for monitoring real-time PCR in such systems.