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James M Johnson, Douglas A Momyer: Just-in-time requisition and inventory management system. Fisher Scientific Company, Gene A Reed Smith Shaw & McClay Tabachnick, January 27, 1998: US05712989 (306 worldwide citation)

In accordance with the present invention, a requisition and inventory management system is provided which employs both a host computer and a local computer which can be linked to permit two-way data communications in a real time environment. Each computer has an associated database which can be acce ...


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James M Johnson, Robert P Kinross, Francis J Melly, Douglas A Momyer: Electronic sourcing system and method. Fisher Scientific Company, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, February 8, 2000: US06023683 (220 worldwide citation)

An electronic sourcing system includes a computer that maintains a catalog database of data including product information (such as product identification and descriptive information) relating to catalog items available from vendor product catalogs, and a means for building (generating) a requisition ...


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Norman G Kelln, Thomas O Tiffany: Reagent handling. Fisher Scientific Company, August 16, 1988: US04764342 (160 worldwide citation)

A sealed reagent container structure that contains reagent material, has a body portion with length and width dimensions each greater than its height dimension and port defining neck structure upstanding from the upper wall of the body portion and asymmetrically located so that it is close to one en ...


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Marlo R Andersen, Thomas O Tiffany, Mario J Gangitano: Liquid handling. Fisher Scientific Company, Fish & Richardson, October 9, 1990: US04961906 (120 worldwide citation)

A reagent container for use in a sample and reagent transfer system is of sector shaped configuration and has a generally vertical curved outer wall, generally vertical side walls that are disposed and angled to one another, a generally horizontal top wall with two ports through which two probes may ...


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David Burkett: Partial restriction detector. Fisher Scientific Company, Nydegger & Harshman, June 6, 1989: US04836752 (92 worldwide citation)

A device for detecting partial restriction in a fluid line connecting a fluid source with an IV infusion pump comprises a gauge mounted on the pump and operatively associated with the line to determine fluid pressure therein. The pump also comprises a peristable finger to conditionally occlude the l ...


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Marlo R Andersen, Thomas O Tiffany, Mario J Gangitano: Liquid handling. Fisher Scientific Company, August 2, 1988: US04761268 (89 worldwide citation)

A liquid handling system that is particularly useful in a clinical analysis system includes a cuvette loading station for receiving a centrifugal analyzer rotor with two compartment cuvettes. Fixedly mounted on transfer structure are two spaced apart liquid handling probes such that the two probes m ...


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David J Brigati: Method for treating thin samples on a surface employing capillary flow. Fisher Scientific Company, Alan M Doernberg, March 15, 1988: US04731335 (84 worldwide citation)

Liquid is applied to a thin sample on a first surface (e.g., a specimen on a microscope slide) by maintaining a second surface parallel to the first to provide a gap therebetween and contacting an edge of the gap with a discrete aliquot of liquid. The liquid can migrate by capillary action into cont ...


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Robert S Meijer: Method and apparatus for monitoring the level of the contents in a container. Fisher Scientific Company, Nydegger & Harshman, April 24, 1990: US04920336 (82 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are disclosed for monitoring the contents of a container in order to detect when the contents are below a predetermined level. An optical metering signal from a light source driven by a multivibrator is projected at a predetermined level across the space within the container. ...


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Douglas J Koebler, Carlo Cuomo, David J Brigati: Method and device for accelerated treatment of thin sample on surface. Fisher Scientific Company, Alan M Doernberg, June 11, 1991: US05023187 (77 worldwide citation)

A thin sample on a surface such as a tissue specimen on a microscope slide is exposed to treatment liquid such as a stain, antibody of nucleic acid probe. The treatment is accelerated by exposing the treatment liquid on the surface to infrared radiation. A device is disclosed for placing such slides ...


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Larry A Nelson: Analysis system. Fisher Scientific Company, November 24, 1987: US04708886 (70 worldwide citation)

An analysis system has a first storage area in which sample and reagent materials are stored at an appropriate storage temperature and a second (analysis) area which is maintained at a controlled and stabilized higher temperature at which the analysis is to be performed. A plurality of analysis cuve ...