IP Watch: Glaxo Group, Hitachi, City of Hope, Esoterix, Penn State, Others Win US Patents | GenomeWeb

The Biological Research Center of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and Glaxo Group Limited, a subsidiary of GlaxoSmithKline, have been jointly awarded US Patent No. 8,389,802, "Artificial chromosomes, uses thereof, and methods for preparing artificial chromosomes.

Gyula Hadlaczky and Aladar Szalay are named as inventors.

Provides methods for amplifying nucleic acids in cells. Also describes cells that contain the nucleic acids.

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