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Hiroshi Umetsu, Hiroshi Hashimoto, Kyoko Imai, Hajime Betsui, Tadashi Ohishi: Automatic analyzing system. Hitachi, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, September 24, 1991: US05051238 (171 worldwide citation)

An automatic analyzing system has a sample table for supporting a plurality of sample vessels and a reagent table for supporting a plurality of reagent vessels. The sample table and the reagent table are fixed to a common drive shaft. The system further has a rotatable reaction table for supporting ...


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Paul F Laska, Kyoko Imai, Hiroshi Hashimoto, Hajime Betsui, Hiroshi Umetsu: Method and apparatus for effecting a plurality of assays on a plurality of samples in an automatic analytical device. April 14, 1992: US05104808 (130 worldwide citation)

A diagnostic instrument and method indexes plural, sequentially actuated reaction vessels, stepwise to several processing positions. Several positions effecting wash have wash probes that are gauged together. Sample and/or reagent are not added to a number of vessels leading and trailing sample cont ...


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Kenichi Takahashi, Tomonori Mimura, Naoto Oki, Kyoko Imai, Isao Shindo, Kahei Shiraishi: Automatic analyzer having cuvette cleaning control device. Hitachi, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, April 21, 1998: US05741461 (54 worldwide citation)

Before analysis, the correspondence between the vessel positions and the reaction vessels held in the vessel positions respectively at the time of completion of all the operations of a turntable upon completion of the last analysis are stored in a computer in advance. When a start switch is turned o ...


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Kyoko Imai, Isao Shindo, Kahei Shiraishi: Automatic analyzing method using a plurality of reagents and apparatus therefor. Hitachi, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, June 30, 1998: US05773662 (51 worldwide citation)

In an automatic analyzing apparatus for analyzing multi-analysis items in regard to biological samples, a reaction disk, on which a lot of reaction containers are arranged, is repeatedly rotated by one rotation plus one pitch and stopped for receiving a reagent, and intermediately pauses twice betwe ...


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Kyoko Imai, Kazumichi Imai, Yasushi Nomura: Automatic analyzer. Hitachi, Bardehle Pagenberg Dost Altenburg Frohwitter Geissler, May 5, 1998: US05746977 (50 worldwide citation)

An automatic analyzer in which a suitable transmission destination remote from a body of the automatic analyzer is selected in accordance with the contents of to be transmitted and the contents are transmitted to the transmission destination; a suitable operation control instruction is received from ...


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Taku Sakazume, Kyoko Imai, Yasushi Nomura: Method and apparatus for separation of solid supports and liquid phase. Hitachi, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, June 23, 1998: US05770461 (32 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for separating solid supports formed of magnetic particles on which immunocomplexes are bound, from a liquid phase includes a reaction container containing a fluid in which magnetic particles having immunocomplex bound thereon are suspended. The reaction container is positione ...


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Kyoko Imai, Yasushi Nomura, Hiroshi Umetsu: Method of determining calibration curve and apparatus using calibaration curve. Hitachi, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, January 21, 1992: US05083283 (28 worldwide citation)

A method of determining a calibration curve used in deciding the components of living organism by means of the least-squares method by using a plurality of measured data at different concentrations obtained by measuring reaction solutions of a plurality of standard substances having different concen ...


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Kyoko Imai, Kazumichi Imai, Yasushi Nomura: Analytical system useful in diagnosis of the condition of a disease. Hitachi, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, November 28, 1995: US05470534 (25 worldwide citation)

In a first measurement stage, reaction solutions of samples are optically measured by a biochemical analyzer, and the measurement result of the analysis item which is an index of the disease status regarding the samples is compared with the check index. This check index is stored in memory beforehan ...


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Masumi Kawase, Kyoko Imai, Hiroshi Hashimoto: Method and apparatus for automatic measurement of fluorescence. Hitcahi, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, June 28, 1994: US05324635 (25 worldwide citation)

An analyzer has a reaction disk for holding a plurality of reaction containers and a fluorophotometer for measuring fluorescence stemming from solutions in the containers. Most of the containers contain solid phases attached with antibodies but at least one container does not contain any solid phase ...


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Kyoko Imai, Kazumichi Imai, Yasushi Nomura: Automatic analyzer. Hitachi, Matthew G Reeves, December 9, 1997: US05695718 (23 worldwide citation)

An automatic analyzer in which a suitable transmission destination remote from a body of the automatic analyzer is selected in accordance with the contents of to be transmitted and the contents are transmitted to the transmission destination; a suitable operation control instruction is received from ...