Date: Jun 11, 2013 Source: (
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 11 -- United States Patent no. 8,460,899, issued on June 11, was assigned to Vivonics Inc. (Waltham, Mass.).
"Methods for identifying nucleic acid ligands" was invented by Vladimir Leo Gilman (Westford, Mass.).
According to the abstract* released by the U.
S. Patent & Trademark Office: "The present invention generally relates to methods for identifying nucleic acid ligands of a target molecule. In certain embodiments, the invention provides methods for identifying a nucleic acid ligand of a target molecule from a candidate mixture of nucleic acids, including contacting at least one target molecule with a candidate mixture of nucleic acids, in …