Re- PCR not allowed

H. ROYCHOWDHURY hroychow at NMSU.EDU
Thu Aug 15 10:28:29 EST 1996


On 15 Aug 1996, Brett Beitzel wrote:

> Subject:Re: PCR not allowed                        Date: 8/15/96
> 
> Sorry to burst your bubble, but the PCR patent covers all polymerases,
> themostable and labile.  I got a copy of the patent to see if some of the
> stuff I was working on would be covered by it, and was amazed at how general
> the patent was.  Basically, it covers any amplification of nucleic acids
> using a nucleic acid primer in which the product of one reaction is used as
> template in a subsequent reaction.
> 
> -Brett
> brett_beitzel at msmtp.idde.saci.org
> Cancer Therapy and Research Center
> San Antonio, TX
> 
> 
> 
That is truly amazing!! If what you say is true about the PCR patent (I 
have not read it), then Mother Nature is in violation....

			>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
			  Dr. Hiranya S. Roychowdhury
   			  Plant Genetic Engineering Lab.
			  Box 3GL, NM State Univ.
			  Las Cruces, NM 88003
			  Phone: (505) 646-5785
			  hroychow at nmsu.edu
			<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<




More information about the Methods mailing list