07850912 is referenced by 43 patents and cites 98 patents.

A method and apparatus for continuous workflow processing of biological samples. In one embodiment, the apparatus includes a probe for dispensing one or more reagents from one or more reagent containers onto one or more biological sample carriers. The method and apparatus includes processing each biological sample according to a respective sequence of protocol steps which may be ordered by a scheduler protocol. The method and apparatus also includes network capability for connectivity with additional equipment for receiving or transmitting pertinent data via the network.

Title
Method and apparatus for automated pre-treatment and processing of biological samples
Application Number
11/227270
Publication Number
7850912 (B2)
Application Date
September 16, 2005
Publication Date
December 14, 2010
Inventor
Rosanne Welcher
Ventura
CA, US
Gordon A Feingold
Santa Barbara
CA, US
Robert L Lathrop
San Jose
CA, US
Marc E Key
Ojai
CA, US
John A Favuzzi
Santa Barbara
CA, US
Agent
Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner
Assignee
DAKO Denmark
DE
IPC
G01N 33/00
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