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A system for processing a plurality of tests or syntheses in parallel comprising a sample channel for moving samples into a microlaboratory array of a plurality of wells connected by one or more channels for the testing or synthesis of samples, a station for housing the array and an optical system comprising at least one light source and at least one light detector for measuring the samples in the array, and a means of electrically connecting said array to an apparatus capable of monitoring and controlling the flow of fluids into the array. Samples are loaded from a common loading channel into the array, processed in the wells and measurements taken by the optical system. The array can process many samples, or synthesize many compounds in parallel, reducing the time required for such processes.

Title
Partitioned microelectronic device array
Application Number
338703
Publication Number
5593838
Application Date
May 31, 1995
Publication Date
January 14, 1997
Inventor
Amrit K Judd
Belmont
CA, US
Sterling E McBride
Lawrence Township
NJ, US
Satyam C Cherukuri
Cranbury
NJ, US
Peter J Zanzucchi
West Windsor Township
NJ, US
Agent
William J Burke
Assignee
David Sarnoff Research Center
NJ, US
IPC
G01N 33/48
B01J 19/00
C12Q 1/68
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