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The present invention provides a miniaturized integrated nucleic acid diagnostic device and system. The device of the invention is generally capable of performing one or more sample acquisition and preparation operations, in combination with one or more sample analysis operations. For example, the device can integrate several or all of the operations involved in sample acquisition and storage, sample preparation and sample analysis, within a single integrated unit. The device is useful in a variety of applications, and most notably, nucleic acid based diagnostic applications and de novo sequencing applications.

Title
Integrated nucleic acid diagnostic device
Application Number
589027
Publication Number
5922591
Application Date
June 27, 1996
Publication Date
July 13, 1999
Inventor
Stephen P A Fodor
Palo Alto
CA, US
Richard P Rava
San Jose
CA, US
Robert J Lipshutz
Palo Alto
CA, US
Rolfe C Anderson
Mountain View
CA, US
Agent
Townsend & Townsend & Crew
Assignee
Affymetrix
CA, US
IPC
C12M 1/34
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