US Patent No. 8,889,860

3'-OH unblocked, fast photocleavable terminating nucleotides and methods for nucleic acid sequencing
Nov 21, 2014

Lasergen has been awarded US Patent No. 8,889,860, "3'-OH unblocked, fast photocleavable terminating nucleotides and methods for nucleic acid sequencing."

Brian Stupi, Hong Li, Weidong Wu, Megan Hersh, David Hertzog, Sidney Morris, and Michael Metzker are named as the inventors.

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