Zyomyx Gets Another Protein Biochip Patent

Zyomyx, of Hayward, Calif., said it has received US Patent No. 6,630,358, which covers methods of making and using protein arrays that are designed to resist non-specific protein binding.

The patent, “Arrays of proteins and methods of use thereof,” describes arrays in which “a plurality of different proteins … are immobilized on one or more organic thinfilms on the substrate surface.” It was granted Oct. 7, and filed May 12, 2000.

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