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The present invention relates to apparatus, systems, and methods for analyzing biological samples. The apparatus, systems, and methods can involve using a vacuum source to pull microfluidic volumes through analytical equipment, such as flow cells and the like. Additionally, the invention involves using optical equipment in conjunction with the analytical equipment to analyze samples and control the operation thereof.

Title
Apparatus and methods for analyzing samples
Application Number
10/990242
Publication Number
7276720 (B2)
Application Date
November 16, 2004
Publication Date
October 2, 2007
Inventor
Kevin Ulmer
Cohassett
MA, US
Agent
Thomas C Meyers Esq
Cooley Godward Kronish
Assignee
Helicos BioSciences Corporation
MA, US
IPC
G01N 21/05
G01N 21/85
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