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An M×N matrix microfluidic device for performing a matrix of reactions, the device having a plurality of reaction cells in communication with one of either a sample inlet or a reagent inlet through a via formed within an elastomeric block of the device. Methods provided include a method for forming vias in parallel in an elastomeric layer of an elastomeric block of a microfluidic device, the method comprising using patterned photoresist masks and etching reagents to etch away regions or portions of an elastomeric layer of the elastomeric block.

Title
Microfluidic devices and methods of using same
Application Number
10/837885
Publication Number
7476363 (B2)
Application Date
May 2, 2004
Publication Date
January 13, 2009
Inventor
Emerson Quan
South San Francisco
CA, US
Jiang Huang
San Jose
CA, US
Marc Unger
San Mateo
CA, US
Agent
Townsend and Townsend and Crew
Assignee
Fluidigm Corporation
CA, US
IPC
B01L 3/00
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