06372185 is referenced by 71 patents and cites 17 patents.

A chemical solution distribution system and method that includes or employs a plurality of liquid handlers where each of the liquid handlers includes a movable table that engages a sample multiwell plate and can align pipettes of the station with different subsets of wells of the multiwell plate where the number of wells of the multiwell plate is a multiple of the number of pipettes of the head of the pipette station. The system further includes and employs four different pumps to enable the system and method to supply four different solutions to wash stations of each of the four liquid handlers.

Title
Liquid chemical distribution method and apparatus
Application Number
9/228258
Publication Number
6372185 (B1)
Application Date
January 11, 1999
Publication Date
April 16, 2002
Inventor
Peter J Coassin
Encinitas
CA, US
Christopher Bentley Shumate
San Francisco
CA, US
Agent
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear
US
Assignee
Aurora Biosciences Corporation
CA, US
IPC
B01L 3/02
View Original Source