In Suk Han, Seok Lew, Man Hee Han: Photometric glucose measurement system using glucose-sensitive hydrogel. M Biotech, Robert R Mallinckrodt, Mallinckrodt & Mallinckrodt, December 28, 2004: US06835553 (320 worldwide citation)

An implantable biosensor for detecting an analyte in vivo in body fluids comprises an analyte-sensitive hydrogel filament chemically configured to vary its displacement volume according to changes in concentration of an analyte, such as glucose, in a patient's body fluid. A photometric displace ...

Shankar Balasubramanian: Polynucleotide sequencing. Solexa, Klauber & Jackson, December 21, 2004: US06833246 (272 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to the sequencing of a target polynucleotide sequence, immobilized on a solid support, using the polymerase reaction to extend a suitable primer and characterizing the sequential addition of labelled bases. The present invention further relates to the presence of a polymerase e ...

Dennis Lee Vander Griend: Ethanol distillation process. ICM, Robert O Blinn, November 20, 2007: US07297236 (165 worldwide citation)

A process arrangement for distilling fuel grade ethanol includes a fermentation portion, a distillation portion, a condensation and dehydration portion, a separation and drying portion and an evaporation portion. The fermentation portion produces beer. The distillation portion, the condensation and ...

Dennis Lee Vander Griend: Ethanol distillation process. ICM, Robert O Blinn, August 11, 2009: US07572353 (154 worldwide citation)

A process arrangement for distilling fuel grade ethanol include a distillation portion which distills beer to produce thin stillage and hot ethanol vapor. In an evaporation portion, a set of first effect evaporators which are heated either by plant steam or hot ethanol vapor, concentrate thin stilla ...

Michael Houghton, Qui Lim Choo, George Kuo: HCV immunoassays employing C domain antigens. Chiron Corporation, Gladys H Monroy, Thomas E Ciotti, Robert P Blackburn, September 27, 1994: US05350671 (125 worldwide citation)

Immunoassays for the detection of antibodies to HCV are provided which employ "C" domain antigens. Immunoassay kits comprising such antigens are also provided.

Stephan RĂ¼diger Blum, Bernhard Kaiser: Distillation method. 2S Sophisticated Systems, Buss SMS Canzler, Cohen Pontani Lieberman & Pavane, June 29, 2010: US07744727 (94 worldwide citation)

A method for distilling ethanol from a mash includes feeding a fluid to a first distillation column. The fluid and a distillate of the first distillation column are delivered to a second distillation column. The fed fluid and/or distillate of the second distillation column is/are purified in a first ...

Donald M Besemer, Virginia W Goss, James L Winkler: Bioarray chip reaction apparatus and its manufacture. Affymetrix, Philip L McGarrigle, Alan B Sherr, Ivan D Zitkovsky, June 4, 2002: US06399365 (89 worldwide citation)

A package for hybridization includes a substrate and a housing. The substrate has a first surface that includes an array of probes having biological polymers immobilized thereon. The housing includes a fluid cavity constructed and arranged for hybridization of a target to a probe of the probe array ...

Anne R Kopf Sill, Andrea W Chow, Claudia B Cohen, Steven A Sundberg, John Wallace Parce: Apparatus and methods for correcting for variable velocity in microfluidic systems. Caliper Technologies, Matthew B Murphy, Jonathan Alan Quine, The Law Offices of Jonathan Alan Quine, February 25, 2003: US06524790 (78 worldwide citation)

Electrokinetic devices having a computer for correcting for electrokinetic effects are provided. Methods of correcting for electrokinetic effects by establishing the velocity of reactants and products in a reaction in electrokinetic microfluidic devices are also provided. These microfluidic devices ...

Luck Egon: Manufacture of alcoholic beverages. Kramer Raymond F, October 22, 1974: US3843809 (69 worldwide citation)

Artificial wines, liquors, brandies and liqueurs may be made by treating vodka or other suitable alcoholic beverage with an organic acid such as citric, malic or tartaric acid, alkali metal sulfite catalyst-stabilizer and flavoring to make the desired beverage. To make wines, liquors, brandies, and ...

Juergen Detering, Axel Sanner, Bernhard Fussnegger: Removal of heavy metal ions from wine and wine-like beverages. BASF Aktiengesellschaft, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, March 10, 1992: US05094867 (68 worldwide citation)

A process for removing heavy metal ions from wine and wine-like beverages, which entails treating each 100 l of the beverage with from 5 to 250 g of a polymer which contains, as copolymerized units, from 50 to 99.5% by weight of at least one basic vinylheterocycle with a pK.sub.a of not less than 3. ...