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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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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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Gary E Hewett, Brian G Atwood, Timothy J Wennberg: Multiple trough vessel for automated liquid handling apparatus. Cetus Corporation, Albert P Halluin, Janet E Hasak, Thomas E Ciotti, November 26, 1985: US04554839 (85 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for accurately transferring liquids for filling or diluting microliter quantities of regents, analytes or cells for bioassays and the like include a vessel having a plurality of troughs for supplying an array of pipettes to effect the transfer. The vessel is automatically indexable on a ho ...


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Arthur E Frankel, Larry J Johnson, Timothy J Wennberg: Bi-directional liquid sample handling system. Cetus Corporation, Albert P Halluin, Janet E Hasak, Thomas E Ciotti, December 3, 1985: US04555957 (35 worldwide citation)

An automatic liquid transfer system includes a horizontally translatable table and a pipette that is translatable both vertically and horizontally in a direction transverse to the axis of translation of the table. The table accommodates one or more titer trays having a multiplicity of receptacles to ...