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Accel-NGS® 2S Hyb DNA Library Kits are covered by one or more claims of US Patent No(s). 10,316,357
Accel-NGS® 2S Plus DNA Library Kits are covered by one or more claims of US Patent No(s). 10,316,357
Accel-NGS® 2S PCR-Free DNA Library Kits are covered by one or more claims of US Patent No(s). 10,316,357
Accel-Amplicon® Pre-Designed, Plus, and Custom NGS Panels are covered by one or more claims of US Patent No(s). 10,316,359
Swift Amplicon™ 16S + ITS Panels are covered by one or more claims of US Patent No(s). 10,316,359
Accel-NGS® Methyl-Seq DNA Library Kits are covered by one or more claims of US Patent No(s). 9,896,709
Accel-NGS® 1S DNA Library Kits are covered by one or more claims of US Patent No(s). 9,896,709
Accel-NGS® Adaptase™ Module are covered by one or more claims of US Patent No(s). 9,896,709
Accel-NGS® DNA Library Kit for Ion Torrent™ are covered by one or more claims of US Patent No(s). 9,896,709
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