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Figure 4 | Genome Medicine

Figure 4

From: Pervasive sequence patents cover the entire human genome

Figure 4

Size distribution of gene patents. We examined the total number of base pairs (bp) included in the claims of each US Patent. The mean amount of sequence claimed is 1,781 bp with the median of 21,950 bp. This disparity indicates that there are many patents that claim a large amount of sequence.

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