Hubert Koster, David M Lough: Beads bound to a solid support and to nucleic acids. Sequenom, Stephanie L Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe Seidman, October 17, 2000: US06133436 (252 worldwide citation)

Novel compositions comprised of at least one bead conjugated to a solid support and further conjugated to at least one nucleic acid and preferred methods for making the novel compositions are described. As compared to "flat" surfaces, beads linked to a solid support provide an increased surface area ...

Joseph P D Angelo, Henry B Schur, Kedu Han, Daniel J Glenn: Integrated system for biological fluid constituent analysis. International Medical Associates, Herbert L Lerner, Laurence A Greenberg, October 31, 1995: US05462064 (252 worldwide citation)

A multi-part system to collect and analyze constituents of body fluid. The use of a multilayered gel matrix to facilitate the collection of analytes fluid and a chemistry detection methodology incorporated into the matrix to aid in the visual or electronic determination of the analyte is described.

Kam S Law, Cissy Leung, Ching C Tang, Kenneth S Collins, Mei Chang, Jerry Y K Wong, David Nin Kou Wang: Reactor chamber self-cleaning process. Applied Materials, Philip A Dalton, October 2, 1990: US04960488 (248 worldwide citation)

A process for cleaning a reactor chamber both locally adjacent the RF electrodes and also throughout the chamber and the exhaust system to the including components such as the throttle valve. Preferably, a two-step continuous etch sequence is used in which the first step uses relatively high pressur ...

Louis Terminiello, Jack L Aronowitz: A dry reagent delivery system with membrane having porosity gradient. Technimed Corporation, John H Faro, September 27, 1988: US04774192 (240 worldwide citation)

Dry chemistry reagent system, kit and method for detection of an analyte such as glucose, cholesterol, urea, antigen or antibody. The reagent system is a porous membrane or bibulous film having a porosity gradient from one planar surface to the other. In the membrane are uniformly distributed an ind ...

Yan Ye, Pavel Ionov, Allen Zhao, Peter Chang Lin Hsieh, Diana Xiaobing Ma, Chun Yan, Jie Yuan: Method of etching patterned layers useful as masking during subsequent etching or for damascene structures. Applied Materials, Shirley L Church, June 27, 2000: US06080529 (234 worldwide citation)

A first embodiment of the present invention pertains to a method of patterning a semiconductor device conductive feature while permitting easy removal of any residual masking layer which remains after completion of the etching process. A multi-layered masking structure is used which includes a layer ...

Louis Terminiello, Jack L Aronowitz: Test strip and fixture. Technimed Corporation, John H Faro, December 13, 1988: US04790979 (232 worldwide citation)

A test strip is disclosed which provides for transport and separation of heterogenous fluid samples. This test strip can be used for analysis of whole blood by reflectance measurement. This test strip, which can be especially adapted for use in a disposable blood sampling fixture, comprises two func ...

Michael P Nova, Hanan Potash: Matrices with memories. Discovery Partners International, Kilpatrick Stockton, January 22, 2002: US06340588 (228 worldwide citation)

Combinations, called matrices with memories, of matrix materials that are encoded with an optically readable code are provided. The matrix materials are those that are used in as supports in solid phase chemical and biochemical syntheses, immunoassays and hybridization reactions. The matrix material ...

Christopher P Holmes: Immobilized molecular synthesis of systematically substituted compounds. Affymax Technologies, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, June 18, 1996: US05527681 (226 worldwide citation)

A synthetic strategy for the creation of large scale chemical diversity is claimed. Solid-phase chemistry, photolabile protecting groups, and photolithography are used to achieve light-directed spatially-addressable parallel chemical synthesis of an array of polymers that are based on a target polym ...

Bylund Adam David, Durban William Jefferey, Wardle Michael D, Long Karen M, Mcclusky Joseph, Kraft Ulrich, Ebner Manfred, Steine Matthias: Systems for remotely controlling medication infusion and analyte monitoring. Lifescan, August 27, 2003: EP1338295-A1 (212 worldwide citation)

Devices, systems and methods are provided for remotely controlling medication delivery to a patient by means of a medication infusion pump, such as a subcutaneous infusion pump, and for remotely controlling the monitoring of one or more physiological fluid analytes such as by a percutaneous measurem ...

David R Walt, Todd A Dickinson: Self-encoding fiber optic sensor. Trustees of Tufts College, Dorsey & Whitney, Robin M Silva, October 3, 2006: US07115884 (209 worldwide citation)

Self-encoding microspheres having distinct characteristic optical response signatures to specific target analytes may be mixed together while the ability is retained to identify the sensor type and location of each sensor in a random dispersion of large numbers of such sensors in a sensor array usin ...

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