Patent on cladistic analysis involving unknown species

Diane Stothard dstothar at magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu
Mon Aug 7 08:54:37 EST 1995


Along the same line of thought....I was recently at a conference in San
Francisco where I found, to my surprise, that the use of rRNA gene sequences as
probes is also patented or close to being so. I think we should all fight such
patent nonsense in the scientific community! It only serves to impeed progress
in research!

Diane



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