An apparatus and methods for using biological material to discriminate an agent. In one embodiment of the present invention, the method includes the steps of providing at least one cell, exposing at least one cell to an agent, measuring the response of the cell to the agent in terms of a physical quantity related to at least one of the cellular physiological activities of the cell, and identifying the agent from the measured response. The method further includes the step of quantifying the agent from the measured response.

Title
Apparatus and Methods for Using Biological Material to Discriminate an Agent
Application Number
13/218287
Publication Number
20120156763
Application Date
August 25, 2011
Publication Date
June 21, 2012
Inventor
Yang Yuansheng
Nashville
TN, US
Andreas Augustinus Werdich
Nashville
TN, US
Mark Andrew Stremler
Franklin
TN, US
Ales Prokop
Nashville
TN, US
Todd Monroe
Baton Rouge
LA, US
Owen McGuinness
Brentwood
TN, US
Sven Eklund
Antioch
TN, US
David Cliffel
Nashville
TN, US
Theodore A Bapty
Nashville
TN, US
R Robert Balcarcel
Nashville
TN, US
Franz J Baudenbacher
Franklin
TN, US
John P Wikswo
Brentwood
TN, US
Assignee
Vanderbilt University
TN, US
IPC
C12M 01/34
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