David K Wong, James E Gharib, Kenneth Curry, Luis Retana: Method and apparatus for monitoring blood chemistry. Via Medical Corporation, James R Brueggemann, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, June 2, 1998: US05758643 (275 worldwide citation)

An improved system is disclosed for monitoring a patient's blood chemistry, wherein the system intermittently draws blood samples from the patient into a special sensor assembly having a plurality of analytical sensors, each sensitive to a particular parameter of the blood. After signals produced by ...

W Clark Still, Michael H Wigler, Michael H J Ohlmeyer, Lawrence W Dillard, John C Reader: Complex combinatorial chemical libraries encoded with tags. The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, John P White, October 15, 1996: US05565324 (265 worldwide citation)

Encoded combinatorial chemistry is provided, where sequential synthetic schemes are recorded using organic molecules, which define choice of reactant, and stage, as the same or different bit of information. Various products can be produced in the multi-stage synthesis, such as oligomers and syntheti ...

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 (264 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 ...

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 (259 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.

Louis Terminiello, Jack L Aronowitz: A dry reagent delivery system with membrane having porosity gradient. Technimed Corporation, John H Faro, September 27, 1988: US04774192 (253 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 ...

Christopher P Holmes: Immobilized molecular synthesis of systematically substituted compounds. Affymax Technologies, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, June 18, 1996: US05527681 (248 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 (247 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 ...

Michael P Nova, Hanan Potash: Matrices with memories. Discovery Partners International, Kilpatrick Stockton, January 22, 2002: US06340588 (244 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 ...

Louis Terminiello, Jack L Aronowitz: Test strip and fixture. Technimed Corporation, John H Faro, December 13, 1988: US04790979 (243 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 ...

David R Walt, Todd A Dickinson: Self-encoding fiber optic sensor. Trustees of Tufts College, Dorsey & Whitney, Robin M Silva, October 3, 2006: US07115884 (220 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 ...