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John Wallace Parce, Anne R Kopf Sill, Luc J Bousse: High throughput screening assay systems in microscale fluidic devices. Caliper Technologies Corporation, Matthew B Murphy, Jonathan Alan Quine, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, August 24, 1999: US05942443 (533 worldwide citation)

Microfluidic devices and methods that are useful for performing high-throughput screening assays. In particular, the devices and methods of the invention are useful in screening large numbers of different compounds for their effects on a variety of chemical, and preferably, biochemical systems.


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Anne R Kopf Sill, John Wallace Parce: Microfluidic systems incorporating varied channel dimensions. Caliper Technologies Corporation, Matthew B Murphy, December 1, 1998: US05842787 (452 worldwide citation)

The present invention is generally directed to improved microfluidic devices, systems and methods of using same, which incorporate channel profiles that impart significant benefits over previously described systems. In particular, the presently described devices and systems employ channels having, a ...


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J Wallace Parce, Anne R Kopf Sill, Luc J Bousse: High throughput screening assay systems in microscale fluidic devices. Caliper Technologies Corporation, Matthew B Murphy, Jonathan Alan Quine, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, April 4, 2000: US06046056 (423 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides novel microfluidic devices and methods that are useful for performing high-throughput screening assays. In particular, the devices and methods of the invention are useful in screening large numbers of different compounds for their effects on a variety of chemical, and ...


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Tammy Burd Mehta, Anne R Kopf Sill, J Wallace Parce, Andrea W Chow, Luc J Bousse, Michael R Knapp, Theo T Nikiforov, Steve Gallagher: Manipulation of microparticles in microfluidic systems. Caliper Technologies, Matthew B Murphy, Donald R McKenna, Quine Intellectual Property Law Group P C, October 14, 2003: US06632655 (353 worldwide citation)

Arrays of flowable or fixed particle sets are used in microfluidic systems for performing assays and modifying hydrodynamic flow. Also provided are assays utilizing flowable or fixed particle sets within a microfluidic system, as well as kits, apparatus and integrated systems comprising arrays and a ...


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Colin B Kennedy: Microfluidic devices and systems. Caliper Technologies, Matthew B Murphy, March 2, 1999: US05876675 (350 worldwide citation)

Microfluidic devices and systems, and particularly, microfluidic devices that are easier to handle by the operator, without damaging, contaminating or otherwise fouling, as a result of manual contact with the device. These microfluidic devices and systems include manual handling structures, to allow ...


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John Wallace Parce, Michael R Knapp, Calvin Y H Chow, Luc Bousse: Controlled fluid transport in microfabricated polymeric substrates. Caliper Technologies Corporation, Matthew B Murphy, Jonathan Alan Quine, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, March 23, 1999: US05885470 (324 worldwide citation)

Microfluidic devices are provided for the performance of chemical and biochemical analyses, syntheses and detection. The devices of the invention combine precise fluidic control systems with microfabricated polymeric substrates to provide accurate, low cost miniaturized analytical devices that have ...


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John Wallace Parce, Anne R Kopf Sill: Methods and apparatus for in situ concentration and/or dilution of materials in microfluidic systems. Caliper Technologies, Matthew B Murphy, February 9, 1999: US05869004 (269 worldwide citation)

The present invention is generally directed to methods, apparatus and systems for use in performing in situ dilution or concentration of a particular subject material in a microfluidic device or system. These methods and apparatus may generally be integrated with other microfluidic operations and/or ...


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Calvin Y H Chow: Multi-layer microfluidic devices. Caliper Technologies, Matthew B Murphy, January 2, 2001: US06167910 (244 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides multi-layer microfluidic systems, by providing additional substrate layers, e.g., third, fourth, fifth and more substrate layers, mated with the typically described first and second layers. Microfabricated elements, e.g., grooves, wells and the like, are manufactured i ...


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Robert S Dubrow, Colin B Kennedy, Robert Nagle: Microfluidic devices and systems incorporating cover layers. Caliper Technologies, Matthew B Murphy, June 26, 2001: US06251343 (240 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides microfluidic devices that comprise a body structure comprising at least a first microscale channel network disposed therein. The body structure has a plurality of ports disposed in the body structure, where each port is in fluid communication with one or more channels ...



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