US Patent No. 9,512,472

Method of amplifying nucleic acid sequences
Dec 08, 2016

Courtagen Life Sciences has been awarded US Patent No. 9,512,472, "Method of amplifying nucleic acid sequences."

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The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.