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Michael P Allen, Joel M Blatt, Joseph T Widunas: Electronic assay device and method. Metrika, Timothy H Trial & Technology Law Group Gens, November 17, 1998: US05837546 (392 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an assay device for determining the presence of one or more selected analytes in a sample. The device includes a housing having an exterior surface and defining an interior area. A sample receptor receives the sample. A sample treatment strip reacts the sample with a r ...


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Kary B Mullis, Larry Johnson, Richard A Leath, Timothy J Wennberg, Louis M Mezei, Joseph T Widunas: System for automated performance of the polymerase chain reaction. The Perkin Elmer Corporation, William J Hone, Richard P Ferrara, August 12, 1997: US05656493 (315 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed herein a machine for performing nucleic acid amplification under computer control. The machine utilizes any one of a number of heating and cooling systems under control of a host computer which directs the heating and cooling systems to heat and cool a reaction-chamber-containing ...


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Larry J Johnson, Joseph T Widunas: Apparatus and method for performing automated amplification of nucleic acid sequences and assays using heating and cooling steps. Cetus Corporation, Ronald C Fish, Kevin R Kaster, August 13, 1991: US05038852 (223 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed herein a machine for performing nucleic acid amplification under computer control. The machine utilizes any one of a number of heating and cooling systems under control of a host computer which directs the heating and cooling systems to heat and cool a reaction-chamber-containing ...


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Kary B Mullis, Larry Johnson, Richard A Leath, Timothy J Wennberg, Louis M Mezei, Joseph T Widunas: Apparatus and method for performing automated amplification of nucleic acid sequences and assays using heating and cooling steps. Hoffmann La Roche, Davis Hoxie Faithfull & Hapgood, August 2, 1994: US05333675 (176 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed herein a machine for performing nucleic acid amplification under computer control. The machine utilizes any one of a number of heating and cooling systems under control of a host computer which directs the heating and cooling systems to heat and cool a reaction-chamber-containing ...


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Louis M Mezei, Richard W Reeves, Richard A Leath, Joseph T Widunas: Liquid handling device and method. Cetus Corporation, Albert P Halluin, Peter J Dehlinger, Ronald C Fish, May 6, 1986: US04586546 (111 worldwide citation)

An improved liquid handling device used for transferring a selected quantity of liquid from one receptacle to another. The device includes a meniscus tracking feature which minimizes mixing in a liquid sample and contact between the sample and a sample-handling pipette during a liquid-transfer opera ...


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Mezei Louis M, Bradley S Albom, Coppock Stan, Stephen J Moehle, Brent S Noorda, Joseph T Widunas, James A Zeitlin: User controlled off-center light absorbance reading adjuster in a liquid handling and reaction system. Cetus Corporation, Ronald C Fish, Kevin R Kaster, Albert P Halluin, October 10, 1989: US04873633 (45 worldwide citation)

A host computer controls a plate reader which optically reads the results between donor samples and reagents. The system provides the user with the ability to change the position of off-center light absorbance readings to maximize the power of the machine to discriminate between positive and negativ ...


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Raymond T Hebert, Joel M Blatt, Joseph T Widunas: Method and device for measuring reflected optical radiation. McCarter & English, February 17, 2009: US07492461 (4 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an optics assembly, a reflectometer, and a diagnostic device for providing quantitative measurement of optical radiation reflected from a sampling area on an assay matrix. The reflectometer includes an optical radiation source and a detector. The optical radiation sour ...


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Raymond T Hebert, Joel M Blatt, Joseph T Widunas: Method and device for measuring reflected optical radiation. Bayer HealthCare, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, October 25, 2011: US08045169

The present invention provides an optics assembly, a reflectometer, and a diagnostic device for providing quantitative measurement of optical radiation reflected from a sampling area on an assay matrix. The reflectometer includes an optical radiation source and a detector. The optical radiation sour ...


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Raymond T Hebert, Joel M Blatt, Joseph T Widunas: Method and device for measuring reflected optical radiation. Metrika, Buchanan Ingersoll PC, April 13, 2006: US20060077392-A1

The present invention provides an optics assembly, a reflectometer, and a diagnostic device for providing quantitative measurement of optical radiation reflected from a sampling area on an assay matrix. The reflectometer includes an optical radiation source and a detector. The optical radiation sour ...


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Raymond T Hebert, Joel M Blatt, Joseph T Widunas: Method and Device For Measuring Reflected Optical Radiation. Mccarter & English, January 29, 2009: US20090027682-A1

The present invention provides an optics assembly, a reflectometer, and a diagnostic device for providing quantitative measurement of optical radiation reflected from a sampling area on an assay matrix. The reflectometer includes an optical radiation source and a detector. The optical radiation sour ...