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Anthony C Thorne: Microtest plates. Dynatech Holdings, Strauch Nolan Neale Nies & Kurz, May 15, 1979: US04154795 (169 worldwide citation)

A microtest plate is characterized by a tray conveniently moulded of foam plastics, having a multiplicity of compartments and a multiplicity of individual wells fitted into the compartments, at least some of the wells preferably being moulded integrally with one another, and preferably being arrange ...


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Rolf Moser, Lukas Birrer: Thermal cycler. Roche Diagnostic Systems, George W Johnston, William H Epstein, John P Parise, August 18, 1998: US05795547 (129 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for automatic performance of temperature cycles in a number of test tubes in which each test tube is closed by a closure and contains a predetermined volume of a liquid reaction mixture. The apparatus includes a holder, a computer-controlled automatic control system, and a device for cy ...


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William B Risk: Instrument cassette. McAndrews Held & Malloy, September 13, 1994: US05346677 (110 worldwide citation)

A cassette for the sterilization and storage of dental or medical instruments includes a lower tray and an upper cover hingeably joined together for pivotal movement between an open position and a closed position. Both the tray and the cover have instrument positioning racks mounted therein to posit ...


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Allen House, Lorin Olson: Strip holder for use in a test strip meter. LifeScan, Susan C Tall, Carol M LaSalle, Bozicevic Field & Francis, November 25, 2003: US06652814 (108 worldwide citation)

Test strip holders for use with test strip meters are provided. The subject test strip holders include at least an opening and a lip associated with the opening. The lip element of the subject holders is capable of forming a liquid seal with the upper surface of a test strip upon insertion of the te ...


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Calvin Y H Chow: Analytical system and method. Caliper Technologies, Matthew B Murphy, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, June 4, 2002: US06399025 (108 worldwide citation)

An analytical or preparatory system comprised as a base unit, an adapter, and a substrate. The adapter is attached to an attachment region on the base unit, and the substrate is attached to an attachment region on the adapter. The adapter permits the base unit to be interfaced with a wide variety of ...


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Mariko Miyashita, Yuko Taniike, Toshihiko Yoshioka: Body fluid measuring adapter and body fluid measuring unit. Matsushita Electric Industrial, McDermott Will & Emery, August 7, 2007: US07252804 (105 worldwide citation)

An adaptor for body fluid measurement of the present invention includes a puncture instrument holding section for detachably carrying a puncture instrument for protruding a puncture needle and a measuring instrument holding section for detachably carrying a measuring instrument for analyzing body fl ...


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Edwin M Marker, Paul F Thacker, Peter K Knopfhart: Sample ring for clinical analyzer network. Abbott Laboratories, Roberta L Hastreiter, August 8, 1989: US04855110 (101 worldwide citation)

A sample containment apparatus for use in an automated analyzer network is disclosed. The sample containment apparatus comprises a ring and a plurality of sample containers attached or mounted thereto. Each sample container has the capacity to contain an aliquot of sample sufficient for an entire ba ...


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Hubert Köster: Solid support for mass spectrometry. Sequenom, Stephanie Seidman, Heller Ehrman White and McAuliffe, July 8, 2003: US06589485 (92 worldwide citation)

Fast and highly accurate mass spectrometry-based processes for detecting particular nucleic acid molecules and sequences in the molecules are provided. Arrays of oligonucleotides for performing mass spectrometric analyses are provided. In one aspect, a solid support is provided that includes a plura ...


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William A Stark, Kempton H Hardiman, Richard A Scribner, John Mazza: Sample tube carrier. Dade International, Terry L Miller, Kurt A MacLean, July 29, 1997: US05651941 (90 worldwide citation)

A self-adjusting linkable carrier for sample tubes, cuvettes, cells and the like comprising a longitudinally symmetrical vertically oriented polygonal body having two pairs of orthogonally disposed opposed vertical faces and a horizontal bottom sliding surface is disclosed. The top surface of the bo ...


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Rolf Moser, Lukas Birrer: Thermal cycler. Hoffmann La Roche, George W Johnston, William H Epstein, John P Parise, April 1, 1997: US05616301 (86 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for automatic performance of temperature cycles in a number of test tubes in which each test tube is closed by a closure and contains a predetermined volume of a liquid reaction mixture. The apparatus includes a holder, a computer-controlled automatic control system, and a device for cy ...