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Sensitive method for measurement of telomeric DNA content in human tissues

United States Patent

5,871,926
February 16, 1999
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A sensitive method for measurement of telomeric DNA content in human tissue, based upon the ratio of telomeric to centromeric DNA present in the tissue.
Bryant; Jennifer E. (Albuquerque, NM), Hutchings; Kent G. (Albuquerque, NM), Moyzis; Robert K. (Corona Del Mar, CA), Griffith; Jeffrey K. (Cedar Crest, NM)
The University of New Mexico (Albuquerque, NM)
08/ 844,642
April 21, 1997
Research leading to the inventions described herein was in part supported by the U.S. Department of Energy and the NIH Minority Biomedical Research Support Program Grant 2-506-GM08139, and the Federal Government has certain rights in this patent.