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An improved liquid handling device used for transferring a selected quantity of liquid from one receptacle to another. The device includes a meniscus tracking feature which minimizes mixing in a liquid sample and contact between the sample and a sample-handling pipette during a liquid-transfer operation. Further included is a volume-correcting feature for improving the accuracy of volume withdrawn into or dispensed from the pipette during a liquid handling operation.

Title
Liquid handling device and method
Application Number
6/663882
Publication Number
4586546
Application Date
October 23, 1984
Publication Date
May 6, 1986
Inventor
Joseph T Widunas
Berkeley
CA, US
Richard A Leath
Berkeley
CA, US
Richard W Reeves
San Rafael
CA, US
Louis M Mezei
Fremont
CA, US
Agent
Ronald C Fish
Peter J Dehlinger
Albert P Halluin
Assignee
Cetus Corporation
CA, US
IPC
B65B 3/04
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