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Keith G Copeland, Thomas M Grogan, Charles Hassen, William R Humphreys, Charles D Lemme, Phillip C Miller, William L Richards, Wayne A Showalter: Automated biological reaction apparatus. Ventana Medical Systems, Laura Terlizzi, Philip J McKay, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, January 21, 1997: US05595707 (206 worldwide citation)

An automated immunostaining apparatus having a reagent application zone and a reagent supply zone. The apparatus has a carousel slide support supporting a plurality of slide supports thereon, and drive means engaging the carousel slide support for consecutively positioning each of a plurality of sli ...


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William Richards, Charles D Lemme, Kimberly Christensen, Ethel R Macrea: Automated molecular pathology apparatus having independent slide heaters. Ventana Medical Systems, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, October 2, 2001: US06296809 (183 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for automatically staining or treating multiple tissue samples mounted on microscope slides are provided. Individualized slide temperature control is accomplished by the heating system according to the present invention that has thermal platforms radially mounted to the carouse ...


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Keith G Copeland, Thomas M Grogan, Charles Hassen, William Ross Humphreys, Charles E Lemme, Phillip C Miller, William L Richards, Wayne A Showalter: Automated biological reaction apparatus. Ventana Medical Systems, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, March 5, 2002: US06352861 (169 worldwide citation)

An automated immunostaining apparatus having a reagent application zone and a reagent supply zone. The apparatus has a carousel slide support supporting a plurality of slide supports thereon, and drive means engaging the carousel slide support for consecutively positioning each of a plurality of sli ...


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Keith G Copeland, Thomas M Grogan, Charles Hassen, William Ross Humphreys, Charles D Lemme, Phillip C Miller, William L Richards, Wayne A Showalter: Automated slide processing apparatus with fluid injector. Ventana Medical Systems, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, August 5, 1997: US05654200 (165 worldwide citation)

An automated immunostaining apparatus having a reagent application zone and a reagent supply zone. The apparatus has a carousel slide support supporting a plurality of slide supports thereon, and drive device engaging the carousel slide support for consecutively positioning each of a plurality of sl ...


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Keith G Copeland, Thomas M Grogan, Phillip C Miller, William L Richards, Wayne A Showalter: Method for mixing reagent and sample mounted on a slide. Ventana Medical Systems, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, July 22, 1997: US05650327 (157 worldwide citation)

An automated immunostaining apparatus having a reagent application zone and a reagent supply zone. The apparatus has a carousel slide support (24) supporting a plurality of slide supports (26) thereon, and drive means (48) engaging the carousel slide support (24) for consecutively positioning each o ...


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Keith G Copeland, Thomas M Grogan, Charles Hassen, William Ross Humphreys, Charles D Lemme, Phillip C Miller, William L Richards, Wayne A Showalter: Automated biological reaction apparatus. Ventana Medical Systems, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, September 13, 2005: US06943029 (129 worldwide citation)

An automated immunostaining apparatus having a reagent application zone and a reagent supply zone. The apparatus has a carousel slide support supporting a plurality of slide supports thereon, and drive means engaging the carousel slide support for consecutively positioning each of a plurality of sli ...


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Thomas P Krawzak, Michael J DeGroff, David W Nunnery, Brian J McGraw: Liquid dispenser. Ventana Medical Systems, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, August 3, 1993: US05232664 (125 worldwide citation)

A dispenser which can deliver precise small amounts of a liquid is disclosed. The dispenser is particularly suited to applying reagents in a biological test such as an immunoassay. It includes a reservoir chamber linked to a dispense chamber via a check valve, the two chambers preferably being in th ...


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Keith G Copeland, Thomas M Grogan, Phillip C Miller, William L Richards, Wayne A Showalter: Method for rinsing a tissue sample mounted on a slide. Ventana Medical Systems, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, August 5, 1997: US05654199 (122 worldwide citation)

An automated immunostaining apparatus having a reagent application zone and a reagent supply zone. The apparatus has a carousel slide support (24) supporting a plurality of slide supports (26) thereon, and drive means (48) engaging the carousel slide support (24) for consecutively positioning each o ...


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Bobbi Druyor Sanchez, Anthony Ford, Bronwen Heilman, Darin McDaniel, Brian McGraw, Stephen Mead, William Richards, Wayne Showalter: Method and apparatus for rinsing a microscope slide. Ventana Medical Systems, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, July 25, 2000: US06093574 (122 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for an automated biological reaction system is provided. In the processing of a biological reaction system, there is a need for consistently placing an amount of liquid on a slide. In order to accomplish this, several methods are used including a consistency pulse and a volume ...


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Kimberly Christensen, Ethel R Macrea, Noemi Sebastiao, Glen Ward: Removal of embedding media from biological samples and cell conditioning on automated staining instruments. Ventana Medical Systems, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, April 8, 2003: US06544798 (121 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides reagents for use in an automated environment for cell conditioning of biological samples wherein the cells or tissues are predisposed for access by reagent molecules for histochemical and cytochemical staining procedures. The reagents include components optimized to fa ...