US Patent No. 9,243,272

Enzyme preparation containing thermostable DNA polymerase, method for producing same, and method for detecting subject organism to be detected
Jan 29, 2016

Hokkaido Mitsui Chemicals and the National University of Toyama have been awarded US Patent No. 9,243,272, "Enzyme preparation containing thermostable DNA polymerase, method for producing same, and method for detecting subject organism to be detected."

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