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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