Building the $100 Thermocycler
Richard P. Grant
rgrant at netscape.net
Wed Feb 2 07:25:52 EST 2000
In article <38987C9A.32E0 at le.ac.uk>, "A.F. Simpson" <AFS7 at le.ac.uk>
> You might want to be careful. As I understand it, the overturned patent
> concerned Taq polymerase only. The PCR process itself (and hence
> machines to perform it) is still covered by various other patents.
But there's nothing stopping you making a thermocycler anyway. You
don't *have* to use it for PCR. . .
Richard P. Grant MA DPhil
Structural Studies Group, MRC-LMB
Please reply to rpg 'at' mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
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