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Title: Method for chemical amplification based on fluid partitioning in an immiscible liquid

A system for nucleic acid amplification of a sample comprises partitioning the sample into partitioned sections and performing PCR on the partitioned sections of the sample. Another embodiment of the invention provides a system for nucleic acid amplification and detection of a sample comprising partitioning the sample into partitioned sections, performing PCR on the partitioned sections of the sample, and detecting and analyzing the partitioned sections of the sample.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1183336
Assignee:
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA) OAK
Patent Number(s):
RE45,539
Application Number:
13/436,693
Contract Number:
W-7405-ENG-48
Research Org:
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC, Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; 37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

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