US Patent No. 9,290,816

Nucleic acid detection and quantification by post hybridization labeling and universal encoding
Mar 24, 2016

Firefly Bioworks has been awarded US Patent No. 9,290,816, "Nucleic acid detection and quantification by post hybridization labeling and universal encoding."

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