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Simon Rushworth
David Farrusseng, Claude Mirodatos, Michael Rebeilleau, André Van Veen, Simon Rushworth, Jean Luc Rousset: Oxygen conducting membranes, preparation method thereof, and reactor and method using same. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Young & Thompson, February 22, 2011: US07893002 (3 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an oxygen conducting membrane includes a dense, mixed-conducting, multi-metallic oxide membrane having one surface which is coated with dispersed particles based on noble metals or magnesium oxide.


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Peter J Zanzucchi, Sterling E McBride, Charlotte A Burton, Satyam C Cherukuri: Apparatus and methods for controlling fluid flow in microchannels. David Sarnoff Research Center, William J Burke, May 27, 1997: US05632876 (247 worldwide citation)

By combining electro-osmotic and electrohydrodynamic pumps in a microchannel, both polar and non-polar fluids can be moved along said channel. The pumps can be made from pairs of wire electrodes inserted into openings in the channel and connected to a source of a pulsed DC power. By reversing the vo ...


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Marilyn J Stapleton: Process for specimen handling for analysis of nucleic acids. Gene Tec, Olive & Olive, July 25, 1995: US05436129 (170 worldwide citation)

A process for handling a biological specimen for the analysis of nucleic acid sequences wherein the biological specimen is immobilized within a carrier device for controlled temperature conditions and the sequential addition of fluid treatments. The fluid treatments arm selected from lysing end dena ...


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David S Soane: Mosaic microcolumns, slabs, and separation media for electrophoresis and chromatography. Soane Technologies, Kilpatrick & Cody, August 4, 1992: US05135627 (152 worldwide citation)

A method and compositions for separating molecules based on molecular size, shape, affinity, chirality, weight, charge, and hydrogen bonding, using a mosaic matrix formed by polymerizing a dispersion of dispersoids within a polymeric matrix. The dispersoids and matrix can be of the same or different ...


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David S Soane: Casting of gradient gels. Soane Technologies, Kilpatrick & Cody, December 10, 1991: US05071531 (100 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are presented for the casting of gradient gels, without voids, in confined support structures such as thin slab-type configurations. Furthermore, by using a differential activation scheme for the casting, the method makes is possible to produce such gels in slabs of capillary ...


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Dael R Casnig: Method and device for cell cultivation on electrodes. July 28, 1992: US05134070 (94 worldwide citation)

A method and device are disclosed for culturing of adherent cell monolayer cultures on an electrode surface and subjecting the cells to an electrical field. The device may generally comprises cell culture dish, for example a petri-type dish, having a bottom, with an electrically conductive, opticall ...


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Janet White: Electrodeionization and ultraviolet light treatment method for purifying water. Millipore Corporation, Andrew T Karnakis, Paul J Cook, May 26, 1992: US05116509 (75 worldwide citation)

A process is provided for removing organics and ions from liquid. Water to be purified is first exposed to ultraviolet(UV) radiation to oxidize organics in the liquid. The UV-treated water then is passed through an electrodeionization apparatus having an ion depletion compartment containing mixed an ...


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Hans Lange: Process and device for isolating nucleic acids. Vanophem Meehan & Vanophem P C, June 6, 2000: US06071395 (74 worldwide citation)

Described is an apparatus for the contamination-free isolation of nucleic acids from biological fluids and suspensions containing nucleic acids comprising: a reaction compartment for holding an adsorption medium laden with nucleic acids; connected via a channel to a removal compartment; wherein the ...


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Tejeda Alvaro R: System for demineralizing water by electrodialysis. Kirschstein Kirschstein Ottinger & Frank, March 4, 1975: US3869376 (74 worldwide citation)

This disclosure relates to the electrodialytic demineralization of water by passing soft water through a treating chamber defined by a pair of permselective membranes of which the one closer to the cathode of the cell is cationic permselective and the one closer to the anode is anionic permselective ...


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Fissell William H Iv, Humes H David, Roy Shuvo, Fleischman Aaron J: Ultrafiltration membrane, device, bioartificial organ and methods. The Regents Of The University Of Michigan, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Fissell William H Iv, Humes H David, Roy Shuvo, CARROLL Peter G, March 25, 2004: WO/2004/024300 (62 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to ultrafiltration. In particular, the present invention provides a compact ultrafiltration device (10) and methods for generating an ultrafiltrate, both of which can be used for a variety of applications, including, but not limited to filtering blood, diagnostic applic ...