IP Watch: Hologic, Qiagen, Roche, Others Win US Patents | GenomeWeb

Gen-Probe (Hologic) has been awarded US Patent No. 8,586,724, "Oligonucleotides for amplifying Chlamydophila pneumonia nucleic acid."

Melissa Cunningham is named as the inventor.

Describes a kit containing two amplification oligonucleotides for amplifying a target sequence from Chlamydophila pneumonia.


GL Sciences has been awarded US Patent No. 8,586,350, "Mechanism of separating and purifying DNA and the like."

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In PLOS this week: nasal microbial communities in asthma patients; sequencing-based way to detect, track schistosomiasis; and more.

The New York Times speaks with Vanderbilt's John Anthony Capra about Neanderthal genes in modern humans.

A draft guidance from the FDA suggests the agency wants to more tightly control gene-edited animals, according to Technology Review.

Researchers were among this weekend's protesters bemoaning the new US administration, Vox reports.

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