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Frank A Momany: Synthetic peptides having pituitary growth hormone releasing activity. Beckman Instruments, R J Steinmeyer, J E Vanderburgh, R S Frieman, October 25, 1983: US04411890 (151 worldwide citation)

Novel peptides having the following amino acid sequence ##STR1## wherein X.sub.1, X.sub.2, and X.sub.3 are selected from a group consisting of N-terminal and desamino alpha-carbon substitutions and a and b are 0 or 1, provided that a and b are always 0 when A.sub.1 is a desamino residue; A.sub.1 and ...


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John E Lillig, Richard C Meyer: Tray section for automated sample handling apparatus. Beckman Instruments, R J Steinmeyer, J E Vanderburgh, Timothy R Schulte, November 3, 1981: US04298570 (59 worldwide citation)

A containment apparatus for liquids. The device may be used with nephelometric instruments to contain sample liquids for serial dilution. The containment apparatus includes a tray section having a plurality of wells formed as an integral part of the tray section. The wells include well portions exte ...


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Michael J Boris: Container for sample testing. Beckman Instruments, R J Steinmeyer, J E Vanderburgh, Timothy R Schulte, July 5, 1983: US04391780 (51 worldwide citation)

A container for comparative testing of a sample substance. The container includes a plurality of side-by-side compartments into which a sample substance may be injected. A cover and seal protect the compartments from the outside atmosphere. A sample substance may be injected through the cover and th ...


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Gerald L Klein: Method and apparatus ensuring full volume pickup in an automated pipette. Beckman Instruments, R J Steinmeyer, J E Vanderburgh, Timothy R Schulte, August 23, 1983: US04399711 (49 worldwide citation)

An automated pipette employing a device to ensure exact volume pickup and delivery. An optical device senses the presence of a liquid in the tip of the pipette. By intaking the volume past the optical device stream continuity is determined.


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John E Lillig, Robert K Neeper, Paul J Ashton: Method and apparatus for positioning cars in a sample handling apparatus. Beckman Instruments, R J Steinmeyer, J E Vanderburgh, Timothy R Schulte, March 30, 1982: US04322216 (48 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for conveying liquids to and from a reaction cell in an automated sample handling apparatus. The conveyance apparatus includes a track and car system. A method and apparatus is disclosed which precisely positions the cars on the track. This positioning method and apparatus inc ...


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William E Cook, Morton A Vodian, Otto Haunold: Multiple object capturing and processing device. Beckman Instruments, W H May, J E Vanderburgh, R S Frieman, January 22, 1985: US04495150 (38 worldwide citation)

A device for handling and washing beads. The device is attachable to a test tube rack and includes a frame, a containing slide, and a capture slide. By manipulating the slides in various combinations of positions the beads may be added to, removed from, or separately washed apart from test tubes in ...


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