US Patent No. 9,434,980

Method for concentrating sample constituents and for multiplying nucleic acids from a biological sample which are contained in the sample constituents
Sep 07, 2016

Bosch has been awarded US Patent No. 9,434,980, "Method for concentrating sample constituents and for multiplying nucleic acids from a biological sample which are contained in the sample constituents."

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