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IP Update: Recent Patents Awarded to Third Wave, Merck, Whitehead Institute

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Title: Detection of Small Nucleic Acids

Patent Number: 8,609,336

Filed: Feb. 7, 2012

Lead Inventor: James Dahlberg, Third Wave Technologies


Title: Methods and Compositions for RNA Interference

Patent Number: 8,609,830

Filed: May 17, 2004

Lead Inventor: Aimee Jackson, Merck


Title: Methods and Products for Expression of microRNAs

Patent Number: 8,609,832

Filed: Dec. 15, 2011

Lead Inventor: Chang-Zheng Chen, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research

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