Huntington, W.Va. – Marshall University today was granted U.S. Patent 8,293,471, Apparatus and Method for a Continuous Rapid Thermal Cycle System, to which Vandalia Research has an exclusive license.

This patent includes claims that cover the Triathlon DNA production system and process for conducting the polymerase chain reaction in a continuous reaction.

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