US Patent 5,400,249
United States Patent and Trademark Office
University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA, US)
Apparatus and method for assessing relatedness from autoradiograms. A scanner reads and digitizes the one or more banded lanes of an autoradiogram and communicates the information to a digital computer. The information is processed and analyzed to rationalize the banded lanes with a standard. Similarity coefficients and dendrograms of relatedness are generated.
Soll, David R.; Hugart, Holly J.; and Voss, Edward R. Apparatus for assessing relatedness from autoradiograms. US Patent 5,400,249 filed March 27, 1992 and issued March 21, 1995. https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/132