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An assembly for promoting the growth of plant tissues that includes a plurality of plates each defining an array of wells wherein each of the wells contains a tissue sample. Support for the plates is provided by a rack having a plurality of vertically stacked shelves that may include one or more register depressions that urge the plates into predetermined positions. Light for the tissue samples is provided by a plurality of light-emitting diode arrays each mounted on a circuit board. Each circuit board is supported by a respective card edge connector of the rack so that the light-emitting diodes are in proximity to the plates supported on one of the shelves therebelow. Preferably, the light-emitting diode array corresponds to the well array supported in the registered position on the shelf therebelow so that each light-emitting diode is centered above a respective one of the wells.

Title
LED array for illuminating cell well plates and automated rack system for handling the same
Application Number
10/725044
Publication Number
7160717 (B2)
Application Date
December 1, 2003
Publication Date
January 9, 2007
Inventor
Keith Everett
Raleigh
NC, US
Agent
Alston & Bird
Assignee
Biolex
NC, US
IPC
C12M 1/36
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