US Patent No. 9,506,112

Increasing multiplex level by externalization of passive reference in polymerase chain reactions
Dec 08, 2016

Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics has been awarded US Patent No. 9,506,112, "Increasing multiplex level by externalization of passive reference in polymerase chain reactions."

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