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Kelly G Ammann, Ralph E Burns, Ernest V Hansberry, Glenn A Horner, Cheryl A Jakub, John E Kling, Donald J Nieglos, Robert E Schneider, Robert J Smith: Automated process for isolating and amplifying a target nucleic acid sequence. Gen Probe Incorporated, Charles B Cappellari, Rothwell Figg Ernst & Manbeck, January 1, 2002: US06335166 (144 worldwide citation)

An automated analyzer for performing multiple diagnostic assays simultaneously includes multiple stations, or modules, in which discrete aspects of the assay are performed on fluid samples contained in reaction receptacles. The analyzer includes stations for automatically preparing a specimen sample ...


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Kelly G Ammann, Ralph E Burns, Ernest V Hansberry, Glenn A Horner, Cheryl A Jakub, John E Kling, Donald J Nieglos, Robert E Schneider, Robert J Smith: Automated process for isolating and amplifying a target nucleic acid sequence. Gen Probe Incorporated, Charles B Cappellari, Richard Wydeven, May 10, 2005: US06890742 (104 worldwide citation)

An automated analyzer for performing multiple diagnostic assays simultaneously includes multiple stations, or modules, in which discrete aspects of the assay are performed on fluid samples contained in reaction receptacles. The analyzer includes stations for automatically preparing a specimen sample ...


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Ammann Kelly G, Burns Ralph E, Hansberry Ernest V, Horner Glenn A, Jakub Cheryl A, Kling John E, Nieglos Donald J, Schneider Robert E, Smith Robert J: Automated process for isolating and amplifying a target nucleic acid sequence. Gen Probe, February 8, 2006: EP1623764-A2 (20 worldwide citation)

A method for performing an automated diagnostic assay includes an automated process for isolating and amplifying a target analyte. The process is performed by automatically moving a fluid sample and a solid support material between stations for incubating the contents of the reaction receptacle and ...


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Robert E Heinz, Dennis Newell, David Opalsky, Jason Rhubottom: Systems and methods for distinguishing optical signals of different modulation frequencies in an optical signal detector. GEN PROBE INCORPORATED, Charles B Cappellari, David L Devernoe, Richard Wydeven, March 13, 2018: US09915613

Systems and method for detecting optical signals, and for discriminating optical signals emitted by an emission moiety that is excited by an associated excitation signal from background signals and other optical noise, employing digital techniques for determining the portion of a detected optical si ...


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Timothy R Hansen, Matthew P Collis, Bradley S Thomas, Thomas L Fort: Automated system for isolating, amplifying and detecting a target nucleic acid sequence. Becton Dickinson and Company, Botos Churchill IP Law, July 4, 2017: US09696328

A system and method for preparing and testing of targeted nucleic acids is presented. The system integrates a pipetter, extractor, assay reader, and other components, including a selectively compliant articulated robot arm (SCARA). This synergistic integration of previously separate diagnostic tools ...


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David Opalsky, Norbert D Hagen, Rolf Silbert, Sean Siyao Chiu, Haitao Li: Methods for performing thermal melt analysis. GEN PROBE INCORPORATED, Charles B Cappellari, David L Devernoe, Richard Wydeven, March 7, 2017: US09588069

The present disclosure provides apparatus, systems, and methods for conducting rapid, accurate, and consistent heated amplifications and/or thermal melt analyses.


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Haitao Li, David Opalsky, R Eric Heinz, Norbert D Hagen: Use of a fluorescent material to detect failure or deteriorated performance of a fluorometer. GEN PROBE INCORPORATED, Charles B Cappellari, April 17, 2018: US09945780

A System and method for self-checking a fluorometer for failure or deteriorated performance includes fluorescent reference standards mounted on a support to move with respect to one or more fixed fluorometers. The intensity of the fluorescent emission of the fluorescent reference standard is initial ...


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Kelly G Ammann, Ralph E Burns, Ernest V Hansberry, Glenn A Horner, Cheryl A Jakub, John E Kling, Donald J Nieglos, Robert E Schneider, Robert J Smith: Automated process for isolating and amplifying a target nucleic acid sequence. Gen Probe Incorporated, Rothwell Figg Ernst & Manbeck PC, March 7, 2002: US20020028489-A1

An automated analyzer for performing multiple diagnostic assays simultaneously includes multiple stations, or modules, in which discrete aspects of the assay are performed on fluid samples contained in reaction receptacles. The analyzer includes stations for automatically preparing a specimen sample ...


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Kelly G Ammann, Ralph E Burns, Ernest V Hansberry, Glenn A Horner, Cheryl A Jakub, John E Kling, Donald J Nieglos, Robert E Schneider, Robert J Smith: Automated process for isolating and amplifying a target nucleic acid sequence using a rotatable transport mechanism. Gen Probe Incorporated, Gen Probe Incorporated, December 1, 2005: US20050266489-A1

An automated analyzer for performing multiple diagnostic assays simultaneously includes multiple stations, or modules, in which discrete aspects of the assay are performed on fluid samples contained in reaction receptacles. The analyzer includes stations for automatically preparing a specimen sample ...