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Ken Tseung, Wai Bun Wong, Glenn K Takayama, Christopher M Jones, Krishan L Kalra: Automated staining apparatus. BioGenex Laboratories, Richard Neeley, Luann Cserr, August 8, 1995: US05439649 (219 worldwide citation)

An automated microscope-slide-staining apparatus, having a supporting framework; an arm moveable in three dimensions attached to the framework; apparatus for moving the arm; a hollow tip head located on the arm; apparatus for alternatively supplying positive or negative gas pressure to the hollow ti ...


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Krishan L Kalra, Jason Z Zhang, Zhi Weng Chang, Jianghong Shui: Automated staining apparatus. BioGenex Laboratories, James C The Law Offices of James C Weseman Weseman Esq, September 7, 1999: US05948359 (156 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an automated staining apparatus including an arm moveable in three dimensions, and a hollow tip head located on the arm including integral reagent tip head, wash tip and blow tip for selectively dispensing gas and liquid onto microscope slides. Also disclosed are various sub-components ...


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Jose de la Torre Bueno: Automated slide staining apparatus. ChromaVision Medical Systems, Fish & Richardson P C, October 5, 2004: US06800249 (78 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an automated staining apparatus (autostainer) capable of staining sample on a microscope slide. The autostainer is capable of limiting the amount of reagent used through a process including image acquisition and processing techniques, wherein an image of the slide is acquired and used t ...


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Jose De La Torre Bueno: Automated slide staining apparatus. Carl Zeiss MicroImaging AIS, Fish & Richardson P C, June 5, 2007: US07226788 (54 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an automated staining apparatus (autostainer) capable of staining sample on a microscope slide. The autostainer is capable of limiting the amount of reagent used through a process including image acquisition and processing techniques, wherein an image of the slide is acquired and used t ...


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Ken K Tseung, Norman K Rhett, Glenn K Takayama, Wai Bun Wong, Delia P Yuen: Automated tissue staining system and reagent container. Lab Vision Corporation, Wood Herron & Evans, February 14, 2006: US06998270 (36 worldwide citation)

An automated staining system and a reagent container designed for use with the automated staining apparatus. The reagent container includes a reagent containment section capable of containing a volume of a reagent. The reagent containment section includes an upper wall and a base wall that are space ...


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Marc E Key, Scott A Devore, Loren L Bland, Uffe Lovborg: Method and apparatus for automated pre-treatment and processing of biological samples. DAKO Denmark, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, January 11, 2011: US07867443 (25 worldwide citation)

The present invention concerns a method and apparatus for automatic staining or other processing of a biological sample on a slide, perhaps robotically, by applying predetermined amounts of reagents in a predetermined sequence according to a processing protocol, the processing including pre-treatmen ...


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Tseung Ken, Wong Wai Bun, Jones Christopher Michael, Kalra Krishan L: Automated staining apparatus and method. Biogenex Lab, July 24, 1996: EP0722363-A1 (24 worldwide citation)

An automated microscope-slide-staining apparatus, comprising a supporting framework; an arm moveable in three dimensions attached to the framework; means for moving the arm; a hollow tip head located on the arm; means for alternatively supplying positive or negative gas pressure to the hollow tip he ...


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Lathrop Robert, Key Marc, Favuzzi John: An automated sample processing apparatus and a method of automated treating of samples and use of such apparatus. Dakocytomation Denmark, Lathrop Robert, Key Marc, Favuzzi John, LARSEN Anna, July 8, 2004: WO/2004/057308 (23 worldwide citation)

An automated staining apparatus (1) and a method for treating samples arranged on carrier means (7) is disclosed, in which portions of two or more selected reagents from a first station (2) containing the reagents are collected individually by means of a robot arm (20) handling a probe (10) and disp ...


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Favuzzi John, Guggenheimer Benno, Rau Jeff, Key Marc, Lathrop Bob, Welcher Rosanne: Method and apparatus for pretreatment of biological samples. Dakocytomation Denmark, Favuzzi John, Guggenheimer Benno, Rau Jeff, Key Marc, Lathrop Bob, Welcher Rosanne, LARSEN Anna, July 8, 2004: WO/2004/057307 (22 worldwide citation)

The present invention concerns a method and an apparatus for automatic staining at least one biological sample, such as a tissue, accommodated on a carrier, e.g. a microscope slide (7) by applying a predetermined amount of reagents in a sequence according to a staining protocol, wherein at least one ...