Sequencing-Related US Patents Granted Nov. 28 – Jan. 1 | GenomeWeb
US Patent 7,315,019. Arrays of optical confinements and uses thereof.
Inventors: Stephen Turner, Jonas Korlach. 
Assignee: Pacific Biosciences.
The invention relates to optical confinements, and methods of preparing and using them for analyzing molecules and for monitoring chemical reactions. The apparatus and methods embodied in the invention are particularly useful for high-throughput and low-cost single-molecular analysis, according to the patent.


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