Protagen Receives Japanese Patent for UNIclone Technology | GenomeWeb

German diagnostics company Protagen said this week that it has received a Japanese patent for a method of identifying and selecting clones based on its UNIclone technology platform.

The UNIclone platform, which Protagen has licensed from Berlin's Max-Planck Institute, consists of libraries of human recombinant proteins representing more than 10,000 human genes. It is designed for use with the company's UNIarray companion diagnostic and UNIchip antibody profiling platform.

The company also possesses a European patent for the technology.

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