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Convectively driven PCR thermal-cycling

United States Patent

July 1, 2003
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A polymerase chain reaction system provides an upper temperature zone and a lower temperature zone in a fluid sample. Channels set up convection cells in the fluid sample and move the fluid sample repeatedly through the upper and lower temperature zone creating thermal cycling.
Benett; William J. (Livermore, CA), Richards; James B. (Danville, CA), Milanovich; Fred P. (Lafayette, CA)
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
09/ 802,549
March 9, 2001
The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. W-7405-ENG-48 between the United States Department of Energy and the University of California for the operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.