US Patent No. 9,309,562

Compositions and methods for performing hybridizations with separate denaturation of the sample and probe
Apr 14, 2016

Dako Denmark (Agilent) has been awarded US Patent No. 9,309,562, "Compositions and methods for performing hybridizations with separate denaturation of the sample and probe."

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