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Michael L Bell, Jack D McNeal: Minimally invasive methods for measuring analtes in vivo. Beckman Coulter, William H May, Arnold Grant, Sheldon & Mak, April 2, 2002: US06366793 (160 worldwide citation)

Minimally invasive methods for measuring an analyte, such as glucose, contained in tile interstitial fluid of a body are provided. The methods include the steps of.


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Jack D McNeal, Michael L Bell: Axial spin blood separation system and method. Beckman Instruments, William H May, P R Harder, Steven G Roeder, December 29, 1998: US05853600 (56 worldwide citation)

A method for rapid separation of serum or plasma from cells in a whole blood sample uses a cylindrical sample tube having longitudinally-extending internal ribs. A separation gel and the sample are introduced into the tube, and the tube is axially centrifuged so as to form concentric shells of cells ...


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Peter J Coassin, Jack D McNeal, David B Helphrey: Analytical biochemistry system with robotically carried bioarray. Beckman Coulter, William H May, D David Hill, Sheldon & Mak, December 9, 2003: US06660233 (35 worldwide citation)

A system for detecting the presence of a target biomolecule in a sample where there is a robotic arm to move a pipette adaptor to the desired reagent locations to facilitate the detection.


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Alexander Burshteyn, John W Joubran, Nazle Kuylen, Frank J Lucas, Carlos L Aparicio, Michael L Bell, Ravinder Gupta, Maria Elena Insausti, Jack D McNeal, Paul W Price, Sandra Socarras: Apparatus and method for sample purification and analysis. Coulter International, Mitchell E Alter, Howson and Howson, February 17, 2004: US06692968 (21 worldwide citation)

A method for utilizing a filtration device for removing interferants from a test sample containing a mixture of a composition of interest and interferants in an automated apparatus is disclosed. The filtration device includes a microporous hollow fiber membrane having a plurality of pores sized to r ...


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Jack D McNeal: Probe and method for determining serum indices of a serum sample. Beckman Instruments, William H May, P R Harder, Steven G Roeder, March 31, 1998: US05734468 (20 worldwide citation)

A method and device for detecting the presence of hemolysis, icteris and lipemia in a serum sample are provided herein. The method includes the steps of positioning a probe inlet of a probe in a sample container, aspiring at least a portion of the serum sample into a probe lumen of the probe from th ...


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Jack D McNeal, Mark Levine, J Harvey Beery: Analytical apparatus, electrode and sample container for use therewith. Beckman Instruments, William H May, Arnold Grant, Gary T Hampson, December 26, 1989: US04889613 (16 worldwide citation)

An analysis system including an ion selective electrode assembly, a sample container and a transport mechanism. The electrode assembly includes a reference electrode within a reference gel-filled well and ion selective electrodes disposed on an elongated portion of the electrode assembly. The sample ...


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Peter J Coassin, Jack D McNeal, David E Helphrey: Analytical biochemistry system with robotically carried bioarray. Affymetrix, Affymetrix, September 25, 2012: US08273304 (8 worldwide citation)

An analytical biochemistry system featuring a substrate with reactants immobilized thereon at fixed, known locations, a holder supporting the substrate and a manipulator for transporting the holder to a fixed sample and to an inspection station. The reactants are binding agents for a target biomolec ...


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Charles A Keenan, Stephen L Pentoney Jr, Brian D Peterson, Jack D McNeal: Capillary holder. Beckman Coulter, William H May, P R Harder, Steven G Roeder, May 4, 1999: US05900132 (5 worldwide citation)

A holder (10) is provided for securing a capillary (30) having a window section (28) including first and second edges (46) (48) to a mount (80). The holder (10) comprises a retaining surface (14) for securing the capillary (30) to the holder (10) and a mounting surface (18) for detachably securing t ...


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Richard P Watts, Jack D McNeal: Non-liquid scatter standard. Beckman Instruments, William H May, G T Hampson, Margaret A Kivinski, April 21, 1998: US05741441 (3 worldwide citation)

A non-liquid scatter standard for use in nephelometry and turbidimetry systems which comprises a clear silicon rubber gel in which an effective light scattering amount of inorganic particles are suspended. The particles have an index of refraction greater than that of the silicon rubber gel.


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Jack D McNeal, Delbert D Jackson, Theodore R Nichols: Salt bridge for analytical chemistry system. Beckman Instruments, William H May, Arnold Grant, Gary T Hampson, July 14, 1992: US05130010 (1 worldwide citation)

A salt bridge for a flow cell which includes a porous bridge element between fluid flow in the flow cell and in an internal reference fluid flow. The bridge element is surrounded by a body with a bore into which different tubes are located about the porous element. A cylindrical anchoring tube adjac ...