Patent Number: 7,045,285

Title: Electronic transfer moieties attached to peptide nucleic acids

Abstract: The invention relates to nucleic acids covalently coupled to electrodes via conductive oligomers. More particularly, the invention is directed to the site-selective modification of nucleic acids with electron transfer moieties and electrodes to produce a new class of biomaterials, and to methods of making and using them.

Inventors: Kayyem; Jon F. (Pasadena, CA), O'Connor; Stephen D. (Pasadena, CA), Gozin; Michael (Pasadena, CA), Yu; Changjun (Pasadena, CA), Meade; Thomas J. (Altadena, CA)

Assignee: Clinical Micro Sensors, Inc.

International Classification: C12Q 1/68 (20060101); C07H 21/02 (20060101); C07H 21/04 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/16/02018