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Robert J Nelson, Herbert H Hooper, Alan K Hauser, Alexander P Sassi: Integrated microfluidic devices. Aclara Biosciences, Bertram Rae Venter Law Group P C Rowland, December 28, 1999: US06007690 (341 worldwide citation)

Integrated microfluidic devices comprising at least an enrichment channel and a main electrophoretic flowpath are provided. In the subject integrated devices, the enrichment channel and the main electrophoretic flowpath are positioned so that waste fluid flows away from said main electrophoretic flo ...


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Robert J Nelson, Herbert H Hooper, Alan K Hauser, Sharat Singh, Stephen J Williams, Alexander P Sassi: Microfluidic method for nucleic acid purification and processing. ACLARA Biosciences, Bertram I Rae Venter Law Group P C Rowland, June 13, 2000: US06074827 (268 worldwide citation)

Integrated microfluidic devices comprising at least an enrichment channel and a main electrophoretic flowpath are provided. In the subject integrated devices, the enrichment channel and the main electrophoretic flowpath are positioned so that waste fluid flows away from said main electrophoretic flo ...


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David S Soane, Zoya M Soane: Acrylic microchannels and their use in electrophoretic applications. ACLARA BioSciences, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, January 12, 1999: US05858188 (247 worldwide citation)

Microchannels having at least an acrylic inner surface and methods of their use in electrophoretic applications are provided. The subject microchannels may be in the form of a variety of configurations suitable for holding an electrophoretic medium. The subject microchannels give rise to substantial ...


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Torleif Ove Bjornson, Timothy F Smith: Apparatus and method for transferring liquids. Aclara BioSciences, Larry W Thrower, Iota Pi Law Group, September 4, 2001: US06284113 (233 worldwide citation)

The present invention concerns devices, apparatus and methods for transferring liquids. One aspect of the present invention is a device comprising a plate having a plurality of transfer elements. Each of the transfer elements comprises an aperture in the plate where the aperture is capable of being ...


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David S Soane, Zoya M Soane, Herbert H Hooper, M Goretty Alonso Amigo: Methods for fabricating enclosed microchannel structures. Aclara Biosciences, Bertram Rowland, Rae Venter Law Group P C, January 23, 2001: US06176962 (227 worldwide citation)

Methods are provided for the fabrication of polymeric microchannel structures having enclosed microchannels of capillary dimension. The microchannel structures are constructed of a base plate and a cover, sealed together. Microchannel structures having walls of a plastic material are formed in a gen ...


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Torleif Ove Bjornson, Randy M McCormick, David S Soane: Capillary electroflow apparatus and method. ACLARA Biosciences, Bertram I Rae Venter Law Group P C Rowland, August 15, 2000: US06103199 (221 worldwide citation)

The present invention concerns an apparatus for conducting a microfluidic process. The apparatus comprises integral first and second plates. The first plate comprises an array of sample receiving elements for receiving a plurality of samples from an array of sample containers and dispensing the samp ...


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Edwin F Ullman, Gregory B Stauber: Capillary assays involving separation of free and bound species. ACLARA Biosciences, Bertram I Rae Venter Law Group P C Rowland, August 15, 2000: US06103537 (205 worldwide citation)

The present invention concerns methods for masking inhomogeneity of a member of a specific binding pair (sbp) employed in a capillary electroseparation. The method comprises binding the sbp member to synthetic particles that become localized during capillary electroseparation. Also disclosed is one ...


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David S Soane, Zoya M Soane, Herbert H Hooper, M Goretty Alonso Amigo: Acrylic microchannels and their use in electrophoretic applications. ACLARA Biosciences, Bertram I Rae Venter Law Group P C Rowland, April 25, 2000: US06054034 (196 worldwide citation)

Microchannels having at least an acrylic inner surface and methods of their use in electrophoretic applications are provided. The subject microchannels may be in the form of a variety of configurations suitable for holding an electrophoretic medium. The subject microchannels give rise to substantial ...


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Mingqi Zhao, Petr Vanysek, Antonio Ricco, Hilary S Lackritz, Zhu Qun, Uyen Nguyen, Torleif O Bjornson: Microfluidic chip having integrated electrodes. Aclara Biosciences, Stephen C Macevicz, David Albagli, September 6, 2005: US06939451 (175 worldwide citation)

A microfluidic device having integrated components for conducting chemical operations. Depending upon the desired application, the components include electrodes for manipulating charged entities, heaters, electrochemical detectors, sensors for temperature, pH, fluid flow, and other useful components ...