Our patent filed in the USA and EU

Dec 3, 2021

On 03.12.2021, our invention "Method of RNA selection and/or enrichment, RNA molecule and use thereof" by Górna M, Nowacka M, Izert M, Kowalska M, Karolak N, Klimecka M, Młynarczyk K. has been filed in the United States Patent and Trademark Office under no. US17616459.

This signifies the entry of our PCT application (PCT/IB2020/055263 WO/2020/245755) into the first of the national phases abroad. Our work towards this invention was financed by the National Centre for Research and Development, Poland under the grant agreement #LIDER/039/L-6/14/NCBR/2015.

Our method of selective mRNA capture may be used to improve sensitivity of diagnostic tests of infection by viral, bacterial or fungal pathogens. It may also improve the results of mRNA sequencing of various organisms and viruses.

Update: On 04.01.2022 our application was filed also in the European Patent Office under EP20743765.8.