US Patent No: 5,118,801

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Nucleic acid process containing improved molecular switch

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A probe for the detection of a nucleic acid target sequence containing a molecular switch comprising three essential elements: a probe sequence of 20-60 nucleotides surrounded by switch sequences of 10-40 nucleotides which are complementary to each other, wherein the state of the switch is useful for selectively generating a detectable signal if the probe is hybridized to a target; also, assays and kits utilizing such probes.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
THE SALK INSTITUTE FOR BIOLOGICAL STUDIESLA JOLLA, CA253
UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY OF NEW JERSEYNEW BRUNSWICK, NJ41
PUBLIC HEALTH RESEARCH INSTITUTENEW YORK, NY0

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Buyoli, Hilda M L Col Marte, MX 2 308
Guerra, Cesar E Guilford, CT 8 377
Kramer, Fred R Riverdale, NY 30 1405
Lizardi, Paul M Cuernavaca, MX 52 2485
Tyagi, Sanjay New York, NY 20 1250

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