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8273308 Moving microdroplets in a microfluidic device  
This disclosure provides systems, methods, and devices for processing samples on a microfluidic device. One system includes a microfluidic device having an upstream channel, a DNA manipulation...
8273532 Capture, recapture, and trapping of molecules with a nanopore  
In a molecular analysis system, there is provided a structure including a nanopore and first and second fluidic reservoirs. The two reservoirs are fluidically connected via the nanopore. A...
8273297 Particle agglutination in a tip  
An apparatus and a related method for performing particle agglutination reactions in at least one disposable probe tip are disclosed. The at least one probe tip includes a sample cavity for sample...
8268611 Microtiter plate and use thereof  
The invention relates to a microtiter plate and use thereof for conducting fermentation under fed-batch conditions. In order to produce a microtiter plate which permits screening under fed-batch...
8268552 Biomolecule detector and detection method using the same  
Disclosed is a biomolecule detector and a detection method using the same. The biomolecule detector includes a biomolecule chip having a substrate and a slit formed therein. Biomolecules are...
8263386 Digital bio disc (DBD), DBD driver apparatus, and assay method using the same  
An aspect of embodiment relates to a digital bio disc (DBD) including new valve control means and fluid movement system, a digital bio disc (DBD) driver apparatus, and an assay method using the...
8263388 Method and apparatus for detecting specific DNA sequences  
An apparatus for detecting the presence of a microorganism in a sample includes a housing that includes a base fixed with a first DNA primer having a nucleotide sequence that is complementary to a...
8263336 Methods and apparatus for measuring analytes  
Methods and apparatus relating to FET arrays including large FET arrays for monitoring chemical and/or biological reactions such as nucleic acid sequencing-by-synthesis reactions. Some methods...
8263331 Device and method for the detection of an analyte  
A device and a method are disclosed for the detection and/or for the quantification of an analyte. In at least one embodiment, the device includes a basic matrix and magnetized nanoparticles,...
8263418 Sensors for detecting an analyte using silver nanoparticles  
A sensor comprises silver nanoparticles in which substantially all of the surfaces of the silver nanoparticles are available for interaction with an analyte or for functionalization with a...
8263387 Sheath flow devices and methods  
The invention relates generally to fluid processing and, in particular aspects, processing fluids for detection, selection, trapping and/or sorting of particulate moieties. Sheath flow devices...
8257963 Chondrocyte container and method of use  
Devices and methods for delivering a therapeutic agent produced via a genetically-altered chondrocyte are provided. More specifically, the device includes a housing which defines a cell chamber...
8257961 Oxygen-assisted fermentation process  
A fermentation process uses substantially pure oxygen. The oxygen is the only reactive gas which is injected into a fermentation vessel. The oxygen is moved through the vessel solely by its own...
8251907 System and method for determining a treatment dose for a patient  
In certain embodiments, a method of maintaining health of a patient uses an analyte detection system. The analyte detection system is coupled to the patient such that a bodily fluid of the patient...
8252248 Analytical test element  
The invention relates to an analytical test element for analysis of a liquid sample. The analytical test element may contain a channel which is suitable for capillary transport of the liquid...
8252607 Bio-compatible hybrid organic/inorganic gels: vapor phase synthesis  
The disclosure provides a simple and effective way of synthesizing robust organic-inorganic hybrid gels and ultra-thin films using vaporization of a gel precursor. The gels are synthesized at...
8247214 Detecting, measuring and controlling particles and electromagnetic radiation  
A method is provided for detecting, measuring or controlling particles and/or electromagnetic radiation, comprising providing a deformable material containing a deformable aperture defining a path...
8247215 Apparatus for introducing substance into cells  
Provided is a cell chip for exposing to a portion of each of cells microdroplets dispensed with an inkjet printer or the like in a screening test of the effect of a substance on cells by using an...
8247216 Ultra-high multiplex analytical systems and methods  
Apparatus, systems and methods for use in analyzing discrete reactions at ultra high multiplex with reduced optical noise, and increased system flexibility. Apparatus include substrates having...
8247241 Method for detecting target compound  
According to an aspect of the invention, there is provided a method for detecting a target compound including: injecting a test liquid containing a target compound into a colloid solution of...
8246910 Dielectric sensing method and system  
Sensing device and method for detecting presence and concentration of generic target analytes of interest. The device and method are based on detecting changes in effective dielectric induced by...
8241891 Micro valve apparatus using micro bead and method for controlling the same  
A micro (thin film type) valve apparatus for controlling fluid flow and its rate using microbead and a method for controlling the apparatus are provided. The microbead is moved by the magnetic...
8241589 Flow cell  
A measurement fluidic channel (17) is formed at almost the center of a flow cell (1). In general, the measurement region of a measurement apparatus is set to focus on almost the center of a...
8241890 Industrial production device comprising continuous conveyor belt for producing immobilized biocatalysts  
A method and device are disclosed for industrial production of immobilized biocatalysts such as enzymes or microorganisms. In the method, a polyvinyl alcohol gel is produced containing the...
8236555 Multiplexed assay methods  
The present invention is directed to methods for conducting multiplexed assays. The methods are particularly well suited for measuring a plurality of analytes that may be present in very different...
8236501 Apparatus, system and method for purifying nucleic acids  
Methods and devices for isolating nucleic acids from a mixture containing such nucleic acids and extraneous matter are provided. In one embodiment, the method of the invention comprises passing...
8236553 Apparatus, system and method for purifying nucleic acids  
Methods and devices for isolating nucleic acids from a mixture containing such nucleic acids and extraneous matter are provided. In one embodiment, the method of the invention comprises passing...
8232091 Thermal cycling system  
This invention provides a system for performing PCR, and real time PCR in particular with great speed and specificity. The system employs a heat block containing a liquid composition to rapidly...
8232092 Apparatus and method for digital magnetic beads analysis  
A micro bead having a digitally coded structure that is partially transmissive and opaque to light. The pattern of transmitted light is determined by to decode the bead. The coded bead may be...
8227258 Delivery and sensing of metered amounts of liquid materials  
A liquid delivery apparatus is provided for depositing liquid materials onto prescribed areas. The apparatus includes a sensing and delivery pin and a photo sensor. The apparatus is sized to...
8227238 Apparatus for producing pellets containing entrapped and immobilized microorganisms  
A large amount of entrapping immobilization pellets with highly stable quality are produced inexpensively by high-speed treatment. There is provided a process for producing entrapping...
8227224 Method of making molded part comprising mycelium coupled to mechanical device  
A method of making a molded part, including forming a liquid aggregate. A fungal inoculum and the liquid aggregate are inserted into a mold cavity. A portion of an object is inserted into the mold...
8227240 Systems for screening pharmaceutical chemicals  
An apparatus for culturing a bio-artificial tissue including a multi-well plate and a scaffold is disclosed herein. Also disclosed is a tissue indentation system that includes a probe, an...
8221701 Centrifugal force-based microfluidic device for blood chemistry analysis  
Provided is a microfluidic device that can automatically perform various types of biological blood analysis. In the microfluidic device, a specimen is centrifugally separated and the centrifugally...
8222024 Apparatus and methods for analyte measurement and immunoassay  
The present invention relates to an apparatus for conducting a variety of assays for the determination of analytes in liquid samples, and relates to the methods for such assays. In particular, the...
8216513 Method and apparatus for programmable fluidic processing  
A method and apparatus for microfluidic processing by programmably manipulating a packet. A material is introduced onto a reaction surface and compartmentalized to form a packet. A position of the...
8216854 Device and method for measuring analytes  
The present invention is directed to a system, device and method for measuring the concentration of an analyte in a fluid or matrix. A thermodynamically stabilized analyte binding ligand for use...
8216826 Fluid analyzing apparatus  
A fluid analyzing apparatus. The fluid analyzing apparatus sequentially or simultaneously detects and analyzes a multiplex fluid sample with suitable analyzing elements. Meanwhile, the fluid...
8206974 Ruggedized apparatus for analysis of nucleic acid and proteins  
The invention provides methods and systems for ruggedizing a nucleic acid analyzing apparatus. The ruggedized apparatus can be used reliably and effectively in uncontrolled environments, such as,...
8198039 Biosensors and related methods  
Provided herein are biosensors that comprise a biological signal source linked to a substrate by a peptide nucleic acid spacer and methods of use of the biosensor. In one embodiment, the biosensor...
8198070 Apparatus and methods for detecting DNA in biological samples  
Apparatus and methods are described for detecting target DNA in a biological sample using capture probes and electrically-assisted hybridization. The reaction cell is formed with an attachment...
8198071 Substrate for biochip, biochip, method for manufacturing substrate for biochip, and method for manufacturing biochip  
A base plate having a surface on which a plurality of hydroxyl groups can be introduced, a metallic membrane disposed on the base plate and having a plurality of wells reaching the base plate, and...
8198075 Method and apparatus for enhanced detection of toxic agents  
A water quality analyzer for real-time detection according to the invention comprises a biased AC electro-osmosis (ACEO) cell for receiving a fluid to be analyzed having a plurality photosynthetic...
8192979 Compositions, methods and devices for preparing less painful Botulinum toxin formulations  
Devices, methods and kits are disclosed for preparing and administering less-painful formulations of Botulinum toxin. The devices, methods and kits of the present invention are comprised of or use...
8192998 Nanowire-based system for analysis of nucleic acids  
System for detection and/or analysis of nucleic acids using nanowires to detect covalent modification of nucleic acids.
8192360 Implantable body fluid analyzer  
An exemplary implantable microarray device includes an inlet for a body fluid, a plurality of individual reaction cell arrays where each reaction cell array includes a series of reaction cells...
8189872 Method for quantifying cell motility and cell migration  
A method of quantifying cell migration of a cell population is provided. The method includes the step of patterning the cell population within a channel network in a first body. A first image of...
8187808 Barriers for facilitating biological reactions  
The present invention relates to systems, devices, and methods for performing biological reactions. In particular, the present invention relates to the use of lipophilic, water immiscible, or...
8187865 Nanowire sensor, sensor array, and method for making the same  
The present invention relates to a nanowire sensor and method for forming the same. More specifically, the nanowire sensor comprises at least one nanowire formed on a substrate, with a sensor...
8183034 Apparatus for carbon dioxide-capture system and use of the same  
An apparatus for carbon dioxide-capture system has a cultivating vessel and at least one basking mechanism. The cultivating vessel has a reservoir for accommodating alga culture. The basking...