Lawrence Livermore National Security has been awarded RE43,365, "Apparatus for chemical amplification based on fluid partitioning in an immiscible liquid." The patent is a reissuance of RE41,780 issued in September 2010, which itself was a reissuance of US Patent No. 7,041,481 issued in May 2006 and entitled "Chemical amplification based on fluid partitioning."

Brian Anderson, Bill Colston, and Christopher Elkin are named as inventors on the reissued patent.

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