“The Bioscreen C instrument from Growth Curves, U.S.A. is a workhorse tool for generating the data needed to build and support intellectual property claims in the field of industrial microbiology. A recent search of the US Patent & Trademark Office's website (http://patft.uspto.gov/) for the term "Bioscreen" yielded 36 patents and 84 patent applications in areas as diverse as biofuel or solvent production, vaccine research, pharmacological drug discovery and development of antimicrobials for food or clinical applications. This widespread use of the Bioscreen highlights the recognized utility of this instrument among industrial researchers.”
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