US Patent No. 9,366,631

Integrated systems for the multiplexed amplification and detection of six and greater dye labeled fragments
Jun 15, 2016

NetBio has been awarded US Patent No. 9,366,631, "Integrated systems for the multiplexed amplification and detection of six and greater dye labeled fragments."

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