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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 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, 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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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, June 24, 2003: US06582962 (107 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 D Lemme, Phillip C Miller, William L Richards, Wayne A Showalter: Automated biological reaction apparatus. Ventana Medical Systems, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, December 7, 2004: US06827901 (102 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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Wayne Showalter, William L Richards, Charles D Lemme: Slide heater calibrator and temperature converter apparatus and method. Ventana Medical Systems, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, June 11, 2002: US06403931 (73 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for controlling heaters in an automated biological apparatus are provided. The heating system has a conversion buffer in between the desired temperature generator and the heating controller. The heating controller is in communication with a slide temperature sensor, which provi ...


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Kurt Reinhardt, Charles D Lemme, Glen Ward, William Richards, Wayne Showalter: Automated high volume slide staining system. Ventana Medical Systems, December 4, 2007: US07303725 (59 worldwide citation)

An automated slide processing apparatus includes a plurality of work stations arranged in a stack, and a transport/elevator for transporting slides between the various work stations.


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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, July 8, 2008: US07396508 (54 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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John W Ingham Jr, Jerry D Lawyer, Charles D Lemme, Michael A McAfee, Derek M Nations, Matthew S Prucinsky, David E Steimle: Gear drive sprinkler. Rain Bird Corporation, John D Bauersfeld, Kelly Bauersfeld Lowry & Kelley, May 11, 2004: US06732950 (49 worldwide citation)

An improved gear drive sprinkler has a pop-up spray head adapted for adjustable part-circle or full circle operation to deliver irrigation water over a selected terrain area. The sprinkler includes a pop-up riser; a gear drive transmission mounted within the riser includes a water-driven turbine for ...