Patent Number: 7,824,862

Title: Methods for analyzing nucleic acid

Abstract: The present invention relates to methods and compositions for analyzing nucleic acids. In particular, the present invention provides methods and compositions for the detection and characterization of nucleic acid sequences and sequence changes. The methods of the present invention permit the detection and/or identification of genetic polymorphism such as those associated with human disease and permit the identification of pathogens (e.g., viral and bacterial strain identification).

Inventors: Dong; Fang (Boulder, CO), Lyamichev; Victor I. (Madison, WI), Prudent; James R. (Madison, WI), Fors; Lance (Monrovia, CA), Neri; Bruce P. (Carlsbad, CA), Brow; Mary Ann D. (Madison, WI), Anderson; Todd A. (Madison, WI), Dahlberg; James E. (Madison, WI)

Assignee: Third Wave Technologies, Inc.

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

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00