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US20140199744 ALGAL CELL LYSIS AND LIPID EXTRACTION USING ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION-EXCITABLE METALLIC NANOPARTICLES  
According to one embodiment, the disclosure provides a system for algal cell lysis. The system may include at least one algal cell, a plurality of metal nanoparticles, and an electromagnetic...
US20110217748 Algal Cell Lysis And Lipid Extraction Using Electromagnetic Radiation-Excitable Metallic Nanoparticles  
According to one embodiment, the disclosure provides a system for algal cell lysis. The system may include at least one algal cell, a plurality of metal nanoparticles, and an electromagnetic...
US20100317088 Systems and Methods for Extracting Lipids from Wet Algal Biomass  
Presented herein are exemplary systems and methods for extracting lipids from a wet algal biomass. An exemplary method comprises lysing a wet algal biomass with an insoluble granular lysing agent...
US20150045232 INTEGRATED AND VERSATILE METHODS FOR SYSTEMS DIAGNOSIS OF DISEASES  
The disclosure relates to a system diagnosis of a disease or a disease condition whereby a single sample is prepared from a biological specimen which integrates synchronously the methods of...
US20140080207 ULTRASOUND AND ACOUSTOPHORESIS FOR COLLECTION AND PROCESSING OF OLEAGINOUS MICROORGANISMS  
Microorganisms such as microalgae are collected and separated from a host medium such as water. Cellular walls and membranes of the microorganisms are then ruptured to release their lipids using a...
US20120329122 ULTRASOUND AND ACOUSTOPHORESIS FOR COLLECTION AND PROCESSING OF OLEAGINOUS MICROORGANISMS  
Microorganisms such as microalgae are collected and separated from a host medium such as water. Cellular walls and membranes of the microorganisms are then ruptured to release their lipids using a...
US20130045532 METHODS AND KITS FOR ISOLATING MICROORGANISMS FROM CULTURE  
The present invention is directed to methods and kits for separating, accumulating, characterizing and/or identifying microorganisms known to be present or that may be present in a test sample....
US20130072701 Method and Apparatus for Iterative Lysis and Extraction of Algae  
A method and system for processing algae involves the use of an ionic liquid-containing clarified cell lysate to lyse algae cells. The resulting crude cell lysate may be clarified and subsequently...
US20130137172 HIGH DENSITY SELF-CONTAINED BIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS  
Devices, containers, and methods are provided for performing biological analysis in a closed environment. Illustrative biological analyses include high density nucleic acid amplification and...
US20120021481 ELECTROMECHANICAL LYSING OF ALGAE CELLS  
Methods and electroporation devices for electrical treatment of algal cell cultures for release of lipids and proteins are described herein. The method of the present invention exploits the...
US20150184218 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR RAPID CONTINUOUS FLOW PATHOGEN CELL LYSIS IN A MICROFLUIDIC CHANNEL  
The present invention relates to methods and systems for cell lysis in a microfluidic device. More specifically, embodiments of the present invention relate to methods and systems for rapid...
US20120003654 MAGNETIC LYSIS METHOD AND DEVICE  
A method for lysing cells is disclosed. The method includes stirring cells with a magnetic stir element in the presence of a plurality of cell lysis beads at a speed sufficient to lyse the cells....
US20110070589 MAGNETIC LYSIS METHOD AND DEVICE  
A method for lysing cells is disclosed. The method includes stirring cells with a magnetic stir element in the presence of a plurality of cell lysis beads at a speed sufficient to lyse the cells....
US20150238960 MICROFLUIDIC NUCLEIC ACID ANALYSIS  
Nucleic acid from cells and viruses sampled from a variety of environments may purified and expressed utilizing microfluidic techniques. In accordance with one embodiment of the present invention,...
US20130115670 CELL DISRUPTION  
A process for the disruption of a biological cell comprising freezing, boiling or perhaps alternately freezing and boiling the material containing the biological cell using a thermoelectric cell a...
US20110111987 CENTRIFUGAL MICROFLUIDIC SYSTEM FOR NUCLEIC ACID SAMPLE PREPARATION, AMPLIFICATION, AND DETECTION  
A microfluidic system for processing a sample includes a microfluidic CD in the form a rotatable disc, the disc containing a plurality of separate lysis chambers therein. A magnetic lysis blade...
US20110287546 Automated intracellular manipulation and transfection  
A method and apparatus whereby prokaryotic, eukaryotic and/or mammalian cells may have genetic agents inserted or removed or transferred in an automated and semi-quantitative fashion. The...
US20070087431 Cassette for sample preparation  
A cassette for preparing a sample is disclosed herein. The cassette includes a housing, which encloses the structures and the processes used to prepare the sample.
US20090171245 SWAB EXTRACTION DEVICE AND METHODS OF USING  
This disclosure describes a swab extraction device that can be used to collect a medical specimen, transport the specimen to a laboratory, and process and analyze the specimen.
US20100075313 DEVICE FOR THE LYSIS OF MICROORGANISMS PRESENT IN AN ENVIRONMENTAL OR CLINICAL SAMPLE AND THE EXTRACTION OF NUCLEIC ACIDS FROM SAID MICROORGANISMS FOR ANALYSIS  
The present invention relates to a cartridge which can be positioned inside an air collection means and receive a means for recovering nucleic acids, said cartridge being substantially cylindrical...
US20140178982 REAGENT SUPPLY DEVICE FOR ANALYSIS OF NUCLEIC ACID  
A reagent supply device includes a plurality of chambers which are separated from each other such that different reagents may be injected, the plurality of chambers having bottom surfaces made of...
US20140154797 Lysis/Resealing Process and Device for Incorporating an Active Ingredient, in Particular Asparaginase or Inositol Hexaphosphate, in Erythrocytes  
A lysis/resealing process for preparing erythrocytes containing active ingredient is provided comprising placing a globular concentrate in suspension in an isotonic solution having a haematocrit...
US20080121591 DEVICE FOR NUCLEIC ACID PREPARATION  
A device for nucleic acid preparation includes an outer housing and an inner housing carried within the outer housing and rotatable with respect to the outer housing. The inner housing defines an...
US20090233338 PROCESS FOR RECOVERY OF POLYHYDROXYALKANOATES FROM BIOMASS  
Systems and processes for the recovery of polyhydroxyalkanoates (“PHA”) from biomass are disclosed. In certain embodiments, the process includes the steps of extracting at least a portion of PHA...
US20110313145 ISOLATION OF RNA  
Disclosed herein are methods for purification of RNA from a sample. The RNA can be total RNA or mRNA. The method involves preparing the sample in a solution of lysis buffer and depositing into a...
US20100028969 CELL LYSIS OR ELECTROPORATION DEVICE COMPRISING AT LEAST ONE PYROELECTRIC MATERIAL  
The present invention relates to a cell lysis or electroporation device comprising at least one pyroelectric material.
US20100028982 DEVICE FOR, AN ARRANGEMENT FOR AND A METHOD OF ANALYSING A SAMPLE  
A device (100) for analysing a sample, the device (100) comprising a beam sensitive structure (101) adapted such that an electric property of a portion of the beam sensitive structure (101) is...
US20070259348 Lyophilized pellets  
Lyophilized pellets, suitable for use in a microfluidic device, and a method for preparing the same are described. The lyophilized pellets contain various biological reagents, or microparticles,...
US20150104825 CAPTURE, DISRUPTION, AND EXTRACTION APPARATUS AND METHOD  
A cell capture, disruption, and extraction apparatus includes a disruption chamber configured to receive cell solution and having therein a plurality of abrasives, which can include diamond...
US20140206562 FABRICATION AND USE OF A MICROFLUIDICS MULTITEMPERATURE FLEXIBLE REACTION DEVICE  
Fabrication of a microfluidic multi-temperature reaction device (MMR) and the design and fabrication of the equipment to drive various molecular biological methods on the device are provided. The...
US20100068781 MECHANICAL LYSIS ARRANGEMENTS AND METHODS  
Methods and arrangements to lyse a biological sample are described. The arrangements comprise a lysis tube containing the sample, one or more electromagnets generating a magnetic field, and one or...
US20100297754 DEVICE FOR CARRYING OUT CELL LYSIS AND NUCLEIC ACID EXTRACTION  
The present invention provides an integrated lab-on-a-chip device for carrying out a nucleic acid extraction process on a fluid sample containing cells and/or particles, the device comprising: (a)...
US20140004501 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR ELECTRICAL SAMPLE PREPARATION  
Devices and methods are provided for electrically lysing cells and releasing macromolecules from the cells. A microfluidic device is provided that includes a planar channel having a thickness on a...
US20090111193 Sample preparation device  
A sample preparation device is disclosed. The sample preparation device includes a housing defining a passage way between a first opening and a second opening; and a sample filter occupying a...
US20060121603 Apparatus to automatically lyse a sample  
A standalone bench top laboratory instrument designed to disrupt, or lyse, cells, spores and tissue samples using ultrasonic energy. The lysing device is programmable, allowing the user control...
US20150132841 VESSEL HOLDER AND CAP ASSEMBLY  
A vessel holder assembly is provided. A vessel holder, for receiving one or more vessels, includes a first set of attachment features. A cap assembly, for covering the vessel(s) includes a second...
US20130302884 METHODS, SYSTEMS AND DEVICES FOR MULTIPLE SINGLE-CELL CAPTURING AND PROCESSING USING MICROFLUIDICS  
Methods, systems, and devices are described for multiple single-cell capturing and processing utilizing microfluidics. Tools and techniques are provided for capturing, partitioning, and/or...
US20080281089 Methods and Systems for Differential Extraction  
Methods are provided for differential extraction of DNA from at least two different cell types. Systems for carrying out the differential extraction methods are also provided. A kit is also...
US20110070639 METHOD OF DESIGNING HYDRODYNAMIC CAVITATION REACTORS FOR PROCESS INTENSIFICATION  
The present invention describes an apparatus of Hydrodynamic cavitation, to be used as reactors to achieve tangible effect by producing tailored active cavities either transient or steady or both,...
US20150140565 Method for Digesting Biological Cells  
A method for digesting biological cells in a reaction container includes treating the cells with pressure pulses. The pressure pulses are generated by at least one eddy current actuator in...
US20100159507 SHREDDER FOR MECHANICAL DISRUPTION BY GENTLE CONTROLLED COMPRESSIVE ROTATION  
The systems and techniques of the present invention can also synergistically utilize mechanical disruption processes with the use of high hydrostatic pressure extraction, such as pressure cycling...
US20080261262 Lysis/Resealing Process and Device for Incorporating an Active Ingredient, in Particular Asparaginase or Inositol Hexaphosphate, in Erythrocytes  
Lysis/resealing process for preparing erythrocytes which contain an active ingredient (e.g. aspariginase or inositol hexaphosphate), the process comprising the following steps: (1) placing a...
US20110312749 MICROFLUIDIC DEVICE WITH THERMAL LYSIS SECTION  
A microfluidic device for lysing cells in a fluid, the microfluidic device having an inlet channel for receiving a fluid containing cells, a lysis section in fluid communication with the inlet...
US20090246866 READY-TO-USE WHOLE BLOOD COLLECTION VESSEL  
The present invention relates to a sampling tube for collecting and processing a whole blood sample. The sampling tube contains a reagent for differential hemolysis of whole blood, wherein said...
US20110312761 TEST MODULE FOR CHEMICALLY AND THERMALLY LYSING CELLS  
A test module for lysing cells in a fluid, the test module having an outer casing with receptacle for receiving a fluid containing cells, a lysis reagent reservoir containing a lysis reagent and...
US20110312746 MICROFLUIDIC DEVICE WITH CHEMICAL LYSIS SECTION  
A microfluidic device for lysing cells in a fluid, the microfluidic device having an inlet for receiving a fluid containing cells, a lysis reagent reservoir containing a lysis reagent and having...
US20130017544 High Resolution Melting Analysis on a Droplet Actuator  
An integrated droplet actuator device and methods are provided for performing PCR amplification and high-resolution melting (HRM) analysis on a single droplet actuator. HRM analysis can be used in...
US20140322697 POLYMER TEST CARTRIDGE MIXER FOR CELL LYSIS  
A multiple polymer layer test cartridge includes an input to receive a sample containing cells, multiple lysing channel structures on alternate layers of the multiple layer test cartridge coupled...
US20110076735 Microfluidic Devices  
Methods and devices for the interfacing of microchips to various types of modules are disclosed. The technology disclosed can be used as sample preparation and analysis systems for various...
US20110195413 Integrated Method for Enriching and Detecting Rare Cells from Biological Body Fluid Sample  
The present invention relates to an integrated method for enriching and detecting rare cells in biological body fluid sample. The enriching method comprises: (a) removing plasma protein by...

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