BioDiscovery Granted its 7th U.S. Patent for Microarray Image Analysis
News Jan 27, 2006
BioDiscovery, Inc. has announced that it was granted U.S. patent 6,990,221 for quantification of array images on January 24, 2006.
This patent is the company’s seventh in a series of patents covering fundamental image processing and related visualization methods used in performing microarray analysis.
In particular, this newly issued patent covers the fundamental step of quantifying spots in microarray images.
"This patent continues to extend and broaden our microarray image processing and visualization intellectual property portfolio and further establishes BioDiscovery as a pioneer in the field as well as the premier provider of high quality microarray image analysis tools," said Soheil Shams, Ph.D., President of BioDiscovery.
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