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Omar S Khalil, Charles F Hanna, Thomas F Zurek, Denise A Grigalauski: Immunoassay device with liquid transfer between wells by washing. Abbott Laboratories, Priscilla E Porembski, April 9, 1991: US05006309 (114 worldwide citation)

A disposable device suitable for performing automated solid-state diagnostic assays which employs microparticles to complex an analyte and where the microparticle complex becomes retained and immobilized on a fibrous matrix such that the presence of analyte on the microparticles can be detected by a ...


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Omar S Khalil, Thomas F Zurek, Kevin R Genger, Curtis J Pepe, Yi Her Jou, Stephen M Cotter: Method and apparatus for heterogeneous chemiluminescence assay. Abbott Laboratories, Priscilla E Porembski, Daniel W Collins, February 18, 1992: US05089424 (105 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for performing a chemiluminescence assay involving the immobilization of a chemiluminescent reaction complex to a solid, porous element. The solid, porous element is preferably treated to provide an immobilizing interaction with the chemiluminescent reaction complex wherein the ...


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Omar S Khalil, Charles F Hanna, Denise G Huff, Thomas F Zurek: Device for performing solid-phase diagnostic assay. Abbott Laboratories, Frank S Ungemach, Priscilla E Porembski, Daniel W Collins, September 14, 1993: US05244630 (66 worldwide citation)

A disposable device suitable for performing automated solid-phase diagnostic assays which employs microparticles to complex an analyte and where the microparticle complex becomes retained and immobilized on a fibrous matrix such that the presence of analyte on the microparticles can be detached by o ...


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Kathleen A Hanley, A David Hofferbert, Helen H Lee, Curtis J Pepe, Timothy J Perko, Thomas F Zurek: Reaction tube with a penetrable membrane to minimize contamination. Abbott Laboratories, Thomas D Brainard, Matthew R Hooper, Paul D Yasger, May 19, 1998: US05753186 (46 worldwide citation)

A disposable reaction vessel for performing nucleic acid amplification assay. The disposable reaction vessel has a penetrable cap that can be penetrated by an automated pipettor to aspirate a portion of an amplified reaction product. The disposable reaction vessel contains the reagents necessary to ...


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Kathleen A Hanley, A David Hofferbert, Helen H Lee, Curtis J Pepe, Thomas F Zurek: Method of minimizing contamination in amplification reactions using a reaction tube with a penetrable membrane. Abbott Laboratories, Thomas D Brainard, Paul D Yasger, February 18, 1997: US05604101 (46 worldwide citation)

A disposable reaction vessel for performing nucleic acid amplification assay. The disposable reaction vessel has a penetrable cap that can be penetrated by an automated pipettor to aspirate a portion of an amplified reaction product. The disposable reaction vessel contains the reagents necessary to ...


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Thomas F Zurek, Kathleen A Hanley, Curtis J Pepe: Method for thermal cycling nucleic acid assays. Abbott Laboratories, Paul D Yasger, Thomas D Brainard, November 19, 1996: US05576218 (24 worldwide citation)

The method for thermal cycling of nucleic acid assays includes a blended fluid stream produced from a plurality of constant velocity, constant volume, constant temperature fluid streams wherein to provide a variable temperature, constant velocity, constant volume fluid stream which is introduced int ...


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Omar S Khalil, Charles F Hanna, Thomas F Zurek: Methods for performing a solid-phase immunoassay. Abbott Laboratories, Frank S Ungemach, Priscilla E Porembski, March 30, 1993: US05198368 (16 worldwide citation)

A method for performing a microparticle diagnostic assay in a device having a shallow sample well for receiving a sample and reagents for forming a reaction mixture, a read well positioned adjacent to said sample well and separated from said sample well by a wall which is constructed and arranged su ...


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Thomas F Zurek, Klaus Nagel, Stefan Unnebrink: Simple aggregate mode for transactional data. SAP, Fish & Richardson P C, February 18, 2014: US08655923 (3 worldwide citation)

This disclosure provides various software and systems for efficiently maintaining aggregates. In one aspect, a system performing a computer implemented method identifies a first change to transactional data in a business application and automatically adds an aggregate record to an aggregate data str ...


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Thomas F Zurek, Stefan Dipper, Stefan Unnebrink, Klaus Nagel, Erich R Marschall, Franz X Faerber, Guenter Radestock, Christian M Bartholomae: Mapping data structures. SAP, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo P C, November 17, 2009: US07620642 (2 worldwide citation)

A first data storage schema in which a characteristic in a first dimension table is mapped by a first table and a second table can be received and a second data storage schema can be received. The first table maps the characteristic to a first object that include attributes to which time information ...


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