Applied DNA Announces Issuance of US Patent Protecting its CertainT Platform in Man-Made Cellulosic Fibers and Materials

Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:APDN) (“Applied DNA” or the "Company"), a leader in Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)-based DNA manufacturing for product authenticity, traceability solutions,

Benzinga · 01/27/2020 14:06

Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:APDN) (“Applied DNA” or the "Company"), a leader in Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)-based DNA manufacturing for product authenticity, traceability solutions, nucleic acid-based biotherapeutic development and liquid biopsies, today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted it United States patent no. 10,519,605 entitled “Methods of Marking Cellulosic Products.” The newly-issued patent covers methods of tagging man-made cellulosic (MMC) fibers or materials with a nucleic acid (DNA) tag during production and later authenticating the nucleic acid-tagged MMC fibers and/or materials via PCR-based detection techniques to confirm provenance and/or authenticity.