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Paul N Schnipelsky, Leonard J Seaberg, Charles C Hinckley, Jeffrey A Wellman, William H Donish, John B Findlay: Containment cuvette for PCR and method of use. Eastman Kodak Company, Dana M Schmidt, July 20, 1993: US05229297 (384 worldwide citation)

A cuvette and a method of use which prevent nucleic acid amplified by PCR technology from being released to the atmosphere, while still proceeding to a detection step to determine whether or not the nucleic acid is present. Detection reagents are either pre-incorporated into compartments in the cuve ...


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Mark J Devaney Jr, Jeffrey A Wellman, John S Lercher: Temperature control device and reaction vessel. Dana M Schmidt, October 24, 1995: US05460780 (121 worldwide citation)

A combination is provided of a reaction vessel and apparatus for processing it. Preferably, the latter features a temperature control device comprising two surfaces to contact a reaction vessel sandwiched between them, a heater element being disposed on one side of one of the surfaces, a cavity bein ...


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Mark J DeVaney Jr, John S Lercher, Jeffrey A Wellman: Processing apparatus for a chemical reaction pack. Eastman Kodak Company, Dressler Goldsmith Shore Sutker & Milnamow, February 18, 1992: US05089233 (86 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for transferring liquid from one chamber to another in successive chambers of a chemical reaction pack comprising a support surface and pressure applicators. Temperature control elements are also provided to heat and cool the liquid contained within the chemical reaction pack.


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Richard L Columbus, Jeffrey L Helfer, Johannes J Porte, Jeffrey A Wellman: Temperature cycling cuvette. Eastman Kodak Company, Dana M Schmidt, February 20, 1990: US04902624 (57 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a thermal cycling cuvette constructed with an improved sample fluid thermal time constant. The fluid surface-to-volume ratio, and the cuvette thermal path length and thermal resistance of at least one of the walls that provides a major surface of contact, are selected to provide s ...