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US20110287473 Novel Fluorescent Boron-Substituted Dipyrromethenes and Use Thereof for Diagnosis  
The invention relates to novel fluorescent compounds derived from non-fluorinated dipyrromethene-boron, to a method for preparing same and to the use thereof for the fluorescent marking of...
US20100003760 Analysis of beryllium in soils and other samples by fluorescence  
An improved low-cost practical method of determining beryllium or a beryllium compound thereof in a sample is disclosed by measuring fluorescence. This method discloses methods to lower the back...
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It is intended to provide a method whereby residual detergent (surfactant) can be conveniently and accurately detected in the step of washing or rinsing dishes or clothes, and a test device usable...
US20100304497 FLUORESCENT PROTEIN AND CHROMOPROTEIN  
It is an object of the present invention to provide a novel chromoprotein and a novel fluorescent protein. The present invention provides chromoproteins derived from Anthopleura inornata, which...
US20130302910 ENCODED MICROCARRIERS, ASSAY SYSTEM USING THEM AND METHOD FOR PERFORMING AN ASSAY  
The present invention relates to an encoded microcarrier comprising a readable code attached to it for identification, said encoded microcarrier comprising a body having at least a detection...
US20090061418 DISPOSABLE ANALYTICAL MICROPROCESSOR DEVICE  
The present invention generally relates to the determination of an analyte concentration (quantitative determination) or whether an analyte threshold level has been passed (qualitative...
US20130095512 DEVICE FOR SORTING, CLASSIFYING, AND ASSAYING PARTITION BEHAVIOR OF CELL MEMBRANE BIOMOLECULES AND METHODS BASED THEREON  
A biomolecule partitioning device (BPD) is provided that can be used to separate and sort membrane species into raft-like membrane regions without using detergent or crosslinkers. The BPD can...
US20120288852 Force Mediated Assays  
A sensitive and specific method of detecting chemical species, viruses and microorganisms is presented to improve performance of molecular-recognition-based assays utilizing particles decorated...
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A lanthanide chelate is linked to a noble metal substrate at a proximity wherein the substrate enhances a fluorescent emission of the lanthanide by at least 20-fold when the chelate is illuminated...
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A FRET donor-acceptor pair for use as a biosensor, comprising at least two fluorescence proteins, wherein at least one fluorescence protein is stable with respect to a parameter to be detected by...
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In the present invention, it is demonstrated for the first time, the influence of electrical current on the ability of surface plasmons to amplify fluorescence signatures. An applied direct...
US20130337575 AUTOMATED AND ACCURATE DROP DELAY FOR FLOW CYTOMETRY  
Disclosed is an automated method and apparatus for automatically setting a drop delay period by detecting calibration particles in a waste stream. The drop delay is incremented over a series of...
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The present invention generally relates to sub-diffraction limit image resolution and other imaging techniques. In one aspect, the invention is directed to determining and/or imaging light from...
US20090181467 Method of assessing and of activating the alternative cellular energy (ACE) pathway in the therapy of diseases  
Alternative cellular energy pigments (ACE-pigments) provide a source of cellular energy other than that provided through the oxidative metabolism of foods, or in the case of plants and certain...
US20140080122 Optical Nanosensors Comprising Photoluminescent Nanostructures  
Systems and methods related to optical nanosensors comprising photoluminescent nanostructures are generally described. Generally, the nanosensors comprise a photoluminescent nanostructure and a...
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This invention is directed towards chemiluminescent systems useful in the practice of methods of intrusion detection, compositions useful for intrusion detection and methods for their formation,...
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Embodiments described herein provide materials, devices, and methods relating to the determination of analytes such as drugs, toxins, explosives, other controlled substances and contraband...
US20120040471 Zn4(OH)2(1,2,4-BTC)2 - a rod packing microporous metal-organic framework with open metal sites for selective separation and sensing of small molecules  
Disclosed herein are rod-packing robust microporous metal-organic frameworks having the repeat unit Zn4(OH)2(1,2,4-BTC)2, useful for applications such as selective gas storage, selective gas...
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A detection system includes a sensor structure, a luminescence concentrator and a detector. The sensor structure indicates presence of an analyte in a sample by production of light. The...
US20110129942 FLUORESCENCE DETECTING METHOD  
An amount of fluorescent labels corresponding to an amount of a detection target substance are caused to bind on a detecting portion. The fluorescent labels are excited, and the amount of the...
US20120258486 CALCIUM-BINDING PHOTOPROTEIN, GENE ENCODING THE SAME, AND USE THEREOF  
A protein according to the invention can be used to detect or measure calcium ions is provided. Further the protein is useful as a reporter protein or a luminescence marker. A polynucleotide...
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An optical biosensing platform for the real-time detection of the occurrence of a binding event, the optical biosensing platform comprising a nanocrystalline zinc oxide (nano-ZnO) substrate having...
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Organoboron ligands have been reacted with rare earth metal ions to form complexes. These ligands enhance the metal ion's luminescence, wherein enhancement of luminescence can be turned off...
US20150253245 FLUORESCENT POLYMERS OF 7-HYDROXYCOUMARIN COMPOUNDS, CHEMICAL SENSORS COMPRISING THEM, AND POLYMERIZABLE FLUORESCENT COMPOUND OF 7-HYDROXYCOUMARIN  
A polymer is obtained by polymerization of a polymerizable fluorescent monomer compound of 7-hydroxycoumarin having the following formula (I): G is a substituent including a polymerizable chemical...
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The described subject matter includes techniques and components for minimally invasive, selective capture and release of analytes. An aptamer is selected for its binding affinity with a particular...
US20130078731 CHROMOPHORES FOR THE DETECTION OF VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS  
Aromatic diimide chromophores and methods for using the chromophores for the detection of volatile organic compounds are described. The chromophores are able to reversibly change colors in the...
US20080268548 Enhancing Raman spectrographic sensitivity by using solvent extraction of vapor or particulate trace materials, improved surface scatter from nano-structures on nano-particles, and volumetric integration of the Raman scatter from the nano-particles' surfaces  
This invention is a method to enhance by orders of magnitude accurate, real-time, stand-off detection by a sensor using Raman spectra of one or more trace compounds of interest (particularly...
US20110111519 Reagent for detecting an analyte  
A reagent for use in detecting an analyte comprises a fluorescent energy donor and an energy acceptor, wherein the energy acceptor is of the general formula: and wherein the distance between the...
US20100279421 Systems and methods using photoluminescent nanostructure based hydrogels  
Systems and methods related to compositions including hydrogels and photoluminescent nanostructures are described. The compositions can undergo a change in a physical, chemical, dielectric, or...
US20060194334 Probes for optical micromanipulation  
A fluorescence microscopy system includes a probe configured to deliver an optical manipulation beam to one or more selected specimen regions. In a selected example, the probe includes a hollow...
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A method of using an inert fluorescent tracer in a system that contains liquids in contact with solid surfaces and wherein said system contains a corrosive environment, is described and claimed,...
US20130330832 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR LEAK DETECTION IN VACUUM BAGGING  
A material for use in vacuum bagging a component. The material includes a compound sensitive to moisture, such that an exposure of the compound to moisture or wetting causes a physical and/or...
US20120077282 LUMINESENCE MEASUREMENT UTILIZING CARTRIDGE WITH INTEGRATED DETECTOR  
A cartridge and cartridge system for use in an apparatus for analyzing a sample are provided. The system has a plurality of cartridges for different applications for a multimode instrument. The...
US20130224877 LUMINESCENCE REFERENCE STANDARDS  
The present teachings provide for systems, and components thereof, for detecting and/or analyzing light. These systems can include, among others, optical reference standards utilizing...
US20150247805 SENSOR OF SPECIES INCLUDING TOXINS AND CHEMICAL WARFARE AGENTS  
The present invention generally relates to emissive materials, devices, and related methods. In some cases, the present invention provides sensors and methods for the determination of analytes,...
US20080233523 FLARE CHARACTERIZATION AND CONTROL SYSTEM  
A video analytics system for characterization of a flare. A video of a flare may be taken for obtaining information so as to appropriately control the flare in an interest of reducing emissions...
US20100285607 METHOD FOR DETECTING AND QUANTIFYING ANALYTES ON A SOLID SUPPORT WITH LIPOSOME-ENCAPSULATED FLUORESCENT MOLECULES  
The present invention relates to an improved method for detecting and quantifying analytes on a solid support, with liposome-encapsulated fluorescent molecules.
US20110244481 COELENTERAZINE ANALOGUES AND COELENTERAMIDE ANALOGUES  
Coelenterazine analogues with different luminescence properties from conventional ones and coelenteramide analogues with different fluorescence properties from conventional ones have been desired....
US20150192596 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETECTION OF ELECTRIC FIELDS, ION EXCHANGE, AND PH USING SPECTRAL SHIFT IN DIAMOND COLOR CENTERS  
Techniques for detection of electric and magnetic fields, ion exchange, and pH using spectral shift in diamond color centers are disclosed. In one aspect of the disclosed subject matter, a method...
US20050009198 Luminescence-based sensor assembly  
A luminescence-based sensor assembly is described. The sensor assembly utilizes the angular propagation of light into a substrate to distinguish between light originating from a luminescent source...
US20120065614 POLYIONIC TRANSITIONAL METAL PHOSPHORESCENT COMPLEX/POLYMER HYBRID SYSTEMS FOR BIOIMAGING AND SENSING APPLICATIONS  
A new technique to stabilize transition metal phosphors in a wide variety of stimuli-sensitive polymers and gels is disclosed herein. Other than stabilization in stimuli sensitive/biocompatible...
US20130122603 Methods and Systems for Determining Composition and Completion of an Experiment  
Methods and systems for determining composition and completion of an experiment are provided. One-computer-implemented method for determining composition and completion of an experiment includes...
US20120183440 FRET MEASUREMENT METHOD AND DEVICE  
Among donor molecules labeling protein in living cells to be measured, the rate of donor molecules binding to an acceptor molecule and occurring FRET is determined. In a plurality of previous...
US20120003756 CHROMATOGRAPHIC ASSAY SYSTEM  
The present application discloses an analyte detection apparatus having at least one reservoir area and a wicking membrane, wherein a labeled specific binding partner is impregnated on the...
US20070042500 Direct observation of molecular modifications in biological test systems by measuring flourescence lifetime  
The invention relates to a method for directly detecting the modification of a molecule containing a fluorescent dye by measuring the fluorescence lifetime.
US20120021525 OPTICS COLLECTION AND DETECTION SYSTEM AND METHOD  
Optics collection and detection systems are provided for measuring optical signals from an array of optical sources over time. Methods of using the optics collection and detection systems are also...
US20090298048 NON-FLUORESCENT, NON-ENZYMATIC, CHEMILUMINESCENT AQUEOUS ASSAY  
This invention provides for nonfluorescent, nonenzymatic, chemiluminescent aqueous assays in which the binding of two ligands is determined by a water soluble label system that emits light upon...
US20120100075 Fluorescent Gold Nanocluster Matrix  
The present invention discloses a fluorescent gold nanocluster, comprising: a dihydrolipoic acid ligand (DHLA) on the surface thereof, wherein the fluorescent gold nanocluster generates...
US20120322162 GENERATION OF MONODISPERSE DROPLETS BY SHAPE-INDUCED SHEAR AND INTERFACIAL CONTROLLED FUSION OF INDIVIDUAL DROPLETS ON-DEMAND  
A microfluidic device for generation of monodisperse droplets and initiating a chemical reaction is provided. The microfluidic device includes a first input microchannel having a first dimension...
US20120171776 METHOD FOR DETECTING AN ANALYTE  
The disclosure relates to a method of detecting analytes using non-aromatic dendritic macromolecules. The inherent photoluminescence of dendrimers are utilized to detect analytes which are...