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James Kraemer Ph.D.
James R Kraemer, David P Vernon: System and method for identifying biological growth media. International Business Machines Corporation, Hoffman Warnick & D Alessandro, March 29, 2007: US20070072304-A1

A system and method for encoding and then identifying a growth media from among a plurality of different growth media. A method is disclosed that includes: providing a set of tagging agents that are distinct from each of the different growth media; adding to each different growth media a unique subs ...


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Peter Wilding, Larry J Kricka: Mesoscale polynucleotide amplification device and method. Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, Dann Dorfman Herrell and Skillman, March 12, 1996: US05498392 (604 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are devices for amplifying a preselected polynucleotide in a sample by conducting a polynucleotide polymerization reaction. The devices comprise a substrate microfabricated to define a sample inlet port and a mesoscale flow system, which extends from the inlet port. The mesoscale flow syst ...


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Peter Wilding, Larry J Kricka: Mesoscale polynucleotide amplification devices. The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, Dann Dorfman Herrell and Skillman, December 24, 1996: US05587128 (596 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are devices for amplifying a preselected polynucleotide in a sample by conducting a polynucleotide amplification reaction. The devices are provided with a substrate microfabricated to include a polynucleotide amplification reaction chamber, having at least one cross-sectional dimension of ...


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Mark Brister, Paul V Neale, Sean Saint, James R Petisce, Thomas F McGee, Daniel Shawn Codd, David Michael Petersen, Daniel S Kline: Methods and systems for inserting a transcutaneous analyte sensor. DexCom, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 18, 2007: US07310544 (574 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates generally to systems and methods for measuring an analyte in a host. More particularly, the present invention relates to systems and methods for transcutaneous measurement of glucose in a host.


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John Wallace Parce, Anne R Kopf Sill, Luc J Bousse: High throughput screening assay systems in microscale fluidic devices. Caliper Technologies Corporation, Matthew B Murphy, Jonathan Alan Quine, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, August 24, 1999: US05942443 (552 worldwide citation)

Microfluidic devices and methods that are useful for performing high-throughput screening assays. In particular, the devices and methods of the invention are useful in screening large numbers of different compounds for their effects on a variety of chemical, and preferably, biochemical systems.


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Goble Nigel Mark, Goble Colin Charles Owen: Screening and monitoring instrument.. Gyrus Medical, April 18, 1990: EP0364216-A1 (522 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for indicating a predisposition to kidney stone disease in humans, and also dehydration, and for monitoring the efficacy of hydration therapy, comprises a conductivity probe including a tip (11) which can be inserted into urine so that a drop thereof adheres to the tip, and display means f ...


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Timothy C Dunn, Yalia Jayalakshmi, Ronald T Kurnik, Matthew J Lesho, Jonathan James Oliver, Russell O Potts, Janet A Tamada, Steven Richard Waterhouse, Charles W Wei: Microprocessors for use in a device for predicting physiological values. Cygnus, Barbara G McClung, Robins & Pasternak, December 4, 2001: US06326160 (471 worldwide citation)

The invention relates generally to methods, systems, and devices for measuring the concentration of target analytes present in a biological system using a series of measurements obtained from a monitoring system and a Mixtures of Experts (MOE) algorithm. In one embodiment, the present invention desc ...


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J Wallace Parce, Anne R Kopf Sill, Luc J Bousse: High throughput screening assay systems in microscale fluidic devices. Caliper Technologies Corporation, Matthew B Murphy, Jonathan Alan Quine, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, April 4, 2000: US06046056 (437 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides novel microfluidic devices and methods that are useful for performing high-throughput screening assays. In particular, the devices and methods of the invention are useful in screening large numbers of different compounds for their effects on a variety of chemical, and ...


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Wilson H Smart, Kumar Subramanian: Microsampling device and method of construction. Shyamala T Rajender, September 1, 1998: US05801057 (424 worldwide citation)

A minimally intrusive and less painful, self-use microsampling device and method for the measurement of glucose and other analytes in blood are provided. The device of the invention may have one or two optical windows for measuring the concentration of an absorbent reaction product or no windows if ...


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Backman Keith C, Wang Chang Ning J: Method for detecting a target nucleic acid sequence.. Bioteknika International, June 14, 1989: EP0320308-A2 (380 worldwide citation)

Target nucleic acid is detected by reorganizing an excess of two complementary pairs of single stranded probes, which hybridize to contiguous target sequences. Nucleic acid in the sample is annealed to the probes, and contiguous sequences are ligated to form complementary detectable fused probes com ...