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Hugh V Cottingham: Method and apparatus for fully automated nucleic acid amplification, nucleic acid assay and immunoassay. Becton Dickinson and Company, David W Highet Esq, June 17, 1997: US05639428 (160 worldwide citation)

A disposable, self-contained test unit is provided for use in carrying out an immunoassay or an integrated nucleic acid amplification and nucleic acid assay. The test unit includes sample, reagent and waste chambers, and the flow of sample and reagent liquids is controlled by centrifugal force. Diff ...


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Neel Sirosh, Syed Hussain, Eric G Adler, David Marley: Control module for natural gas fuel supply for a vehicle. IMPCO Technologies, Edward A Sokolski, March 28, 2000: US06041762 (67 worldwide citation)

The controls for controlling the supply of natural gas fuel for a vehicle are integrated together in a module which is located at the gas tank. Such controls include a high pressure regulator for lowering the pressure of the gas flowing from the tank and an electronically controlled solenoid valve w ...


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S Asim Gul: Differential pressure sensor and isolation valve manifold assembly. Mamac Systems, Kinney & Lange P A, February 26, 2002: US06349735 (64 worldwide citation)

A pressure monitoring assembly includes an isolation valve assembly and a differential pressure sensor assembly. The rigid manifold has two pressure inlet ports which each communicate with respective pressure outlet ports through isolation valves. An equalization passage and valve connect the two pr ...


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Koya Sakamoto, Yutaka Yoneda, Naoki Fujiwara, Shigehito Takamoto: Fluidized bed combustor. Babcock Hitachi Kabushiki Kaisha, Thomas E Beall Jr, July 6, 1982: US04338283 (64 worldwide citation)

A fluidized bed combustor wherein a combustion chamber and a regeneration chamber are both contained in a single hollow body is provided. These two chambers are formed by vertically partitioning the body by a partition wall, which has an upper opening and a lower one, and also each have a perforated ...


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John C Gerdes, Lynn D Jankovsky, Diane L Kozwich: Self-contained device integrating nucleic acid extraction amplification and detection. Julie L Bernard, September 21, 1999: US05955351 (62 worldwide citation)

A self-contained device is described that integrates nucleic acid extraction, specific target amplification and detection into a single device. This integration permits rapid and accurate nucleic acid sequence detection. The invention may be used, for example, in the screening for nucleic acid seque ...


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Larry D McLeister: Surge prevention control system for dynamic compressors. Woodward Governor Company, Leydig Voit & Mayer, August 25, 1998: US05798941 (59 worldwide citation)

A surge prevention control system for use with a dynamic compressor provides a multiple module controller for operating an anti-surge valve to bypass flow around the dynamic compressor. The multiple module controller includes a PID control module and a rate control module. The PID control module con ...


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Kunihiko Eto, Yutaka Mori, Akihiro Oono, Kazumasa Kodama: Motor vehicle with driving status detection device. Toyoda Koki Kabushiki Kaisha, Oblon Fisher Spivak McClelland & Maier, August 16, 1988: US04763745 (54 worldwide citation)

A motor vehicle is provided with a driving status discrimination device, which includes a detector for detecting a parameter signal (e.g., vehicle speed, engine rotational speed, the opening degree of an engine throttle valve, or the like) relating to the driving speed of the motor vehicle at a pred ...


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Roger L Frick: Control circuit for current to pressure converter. Rosemount, Kinney & Lange, November 13, 1984: US04481967 (46 worldwide citation)

A current-to-pressure converter receives an electrical input signal, such as a DC current, which is a function of a sensed parameter and which is indicative of a desired output pressure. An electrical-to-pressure transducer provides an output fluid pressure as a function of an electrical control sig ...


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Fumiaki Inaba, Satoshi Inoue: Vacuum blood sample collecting device. Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, July 30, 1991: US05035865 (45 worldwide citation)

A blood sample collecting device includes a vacuum blood sampling chamber having a blood container disposed therein, and a vacuum pump for evacuating the vacuum blood sampling chamber to collect a blood sample into the blood container under a vacuum developed in the vacuum blood sampling chamber. Th ...


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Edward D Riley: Container for flash sterilization. Riley Medical Incorporated, Cesari and McKenna, May 31, 1988: US04748003 (43 worldwide citation)

A sterilization container is provided with relatively large top and bottom apertures to allow hot steam to rapidly pervade the interior of the container through the top while flushing cool air out the bottom. The apertures are provided with pressure actuated valves with large cross sections to minim ...