05783148 is referenced by 81 patents and cites 52 patents.

The present invention relates to an apparatus for performing a biological process and is particularly useful for processes which include amplicon decontamination and nucleic acid amplification steps. The apparatus includes a sample well for introduction and removal of a liquid biological sample, at least one reaction chamber containing dried reagents in fluid communication with the sample well, a pneumatic chamber in pneumatic communication with the reaction chamber and sample well, and a pneumatic port in the pneumatic chamber for connection of the apparatus to a pneumatic aspiration/dispensing means which causes the flow of the liquid sample within the apparatus.

Title
Nucleic acid amplification method and apparatus
Application Number
213304
Publication Number
5783148
Application Date
June 27, 1997
Publication Date
July 21, 1998
Inventor
Peter Bourdelle
Glen Rock
PA, US
Allen Reichler
Owings Mills
MD, US
Hugh V Cottingham
Caldwell
NJ, US
Agent
David W Highet Esq
Assignee
Becton Dickinson and Company
NJ, US
IPC
G01N 21/05
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