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8086432 Molecular motor  
A molecular motor in which multiple concentric cylinders (or nested cones) rotate around a common longitudinal axis. Opposing complementary surfaces of the cylinders or cones are coated with...
8080410 Centrifugal device and method for performing binding assays  
The invention relates to a device for performing binding assays. In particular, the invention relates to a centrifugal device for performing such assays. The invention also relates to a method of...
8080405 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Semiconductor nanocrystal probes for biological applications and process for making and using such probes
 
A semiconductor nanocrystal compound and probe are described. The compound is capable of linking to one or more affinity molecules. The compound comprises (1) one or more semiconductor...
8076127 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Recovery of rare cells using a microchannel apparatus with patterned posts
 
A microflow apparatus for separating or isolating cells from a bodily fluid or other liquid sample uses a flow path where straight-line flow is interrupted by a pattern of transverse posts. The...
8076035 Fuel cell with sequential enzymatic reactions  
A fuel cell which utilizes the biogenic metabolism to produce a high current density is provided. The fuel cell generates electric power in such a way that the fuel is decomposed stepwise by a...
8071360 Semiconductor nanocrystal probes for biological applications and process for making and using such probes  
A semiconductor nanocrystal compound and probe are described. The compound is capable of linking to one or more affinity molecules. The compound comprises (1) one or more semiconductor...
8071359 Semiconductor nanocrystal probes for biological applications and process for making and using such probes  
A semiconductor nanocrystal compound and probe are described. The compound is capable of linking to one or more affinity molecules. The compound comprises (1) one or more semiconductor...
8073626 Biopolymer array reading  
A method for processing biopolymer arrays and apparatus and computer program products for executing the method. The method may include reading a different array identifier for each biopolymer...
8071394 Test device for detecting an analyte in a liquid sample  
The present invention relates to test devices, and in particular devices capable of detecting the presence or absence of an analyte in a sample, such as a liquid sample. Also provided are methods...
8071361 Semiconductor nanocrystal probes for biological applications and process for making and using such probes  
A semiconductor nanocrystal compound and probe are described. The compound is capable of linking to one or more affinity molecules. The compound comprises (1) one or more semiconductor...
8067172 Device, kit and method for pulsing biological samples with an agent and stabilising the sample so pulsed  
The present invention is related to a device, kit and method for pulsing a biological sample with a pulsing agent and subsequently stabilizing the biological sample so pulsed. The invention has...
8062890 Defined surfaces of self-assembled monolayers and stem cells  
A method for the construction of arrays from self-assembling monolayers is described. The arrays have particular utility for the screening of peptides ligands that can foster the growth of cells...
8062881 Method for making a polymer blend for reducing protein binding to surfaces  
Hydrophobic polymer surfaces whose level of protein binding is less than about 50-80 ng/cm2 are achieved by: (1) applying a coating solution composed of a solvent and a non-ionic surfactant having...
8062900 Optically readable microplate  
A microplate for use within an interrogation system and a method of using the microplate are disclosed. The microplate contains within the bottom of each well, an optical waveguide grating based...
8058055 High resolution chromosomal mapping  
The present invention generally relates to spatial and structural genomic analysis compositions, which can be used for the mapping of chromosomes and structural analyses of chromosomal...
8057994 Investigation of DNA samples  
A method of investigating a DNA sample is provided involving taking at least two sub-samples from the sample, amplifying the sub-samples, analyzing the sub-samples to obtain identity information...
8058054 Systems and methods for real-time PCR  
In one aspect, the present invention provides a systems and methods for the real-time amplification and analysis of a sample of DNA.
8053225 Flow cell array and the utilization thereof for multianalyte determination  
A one- or two-dimensional arrangement of flow cells is provided, as part of an array of sample compartments, with at least one inlet and outlet for each sample compartment, formed by a base plate...
8048383 Process for treating and/or forming a non-Newtonian fluid using microchannel process technology  
The disclosed invention relates to a process, comprising: conducting unit operations in at least two process zones in a process microchannel to treat and/or form a non-Newtonian fluid, a different...
8048376 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...
8043563 Electronic biosensor arrangement  
An electronic biosensor arrangement (1), comprising a receiving region (2) for biological material, a sensor-electrode arrangement (3) with sensor electrodes (3a, 3b) which intermesh in a...
8038944 Electrokinetic device for capturing assayable agents in a dielectric fluid  
Electrokinetic devices and methods are described with the purpose of collecting assayable agents from a dielectric fluid medium. Electrokinetic flow may be induced by the use of plasma generation...
8039245 Method and devices for improved disinfection process  
A method which enhances a disinfection process by using a catalyst which increases in effective surface area during the process. Also disclosed are contact lens disinfecting systems which are...
8039262 Method for controlling a tissue processor and tissue processor  
A method for controlling a tissue processor and a tissue processor for processing tissue samples is described. A retort is provided including a cover that can be opened and closed by an operator....
8038943 Method of detecting bio-molecules using field effect transistor without fixing probe bio-molecules on the gate sensing surface  
A method of detecting a presence of bio-molecules, or a concentration of the target bio-molecules using a field effect transistor, includes allowing a first sample including a first target...
8038939 Method and devices for improved disinfection process  
A method which enhances a disinfection process by using a catalyst which increases in effective surface area during the process. Also disclosed are contact lens disinfecting systems which are...
8034292 Apparatus and methods for automated handling and embedding of tissue samples  
An automated machine for handling and embedding tissue samples contained on microtome sectionable supports. The machine includes an input member configured to hold a plurality of the microtome...
8034592 Fossil fuel-free process of lignocellulosic pretreatment with biological hydrogen production  
The invention provides an isolated haloalkaliphilic microorganism designated as strain sapolanicus belonging to the genus Halanaerobium, which is capable of producing hydrogen from biomass....
8034616 Method and apparatus for cultivating multipotent stem cells  
In a method of cultivating multipotent stem cells, the multipotent stem cells are cultivated while suppressing differentiation of the multipotent stem cells sealed in a first cultivating...
8029657 Parallel plate electrodes for particle concentration or removal  
An AC electro-hydro-dynamic system for aggregating particles immersed in a fluid. The AC electro-hydro-dynamic system utilizes at least one set of parallel plate electrodes each having at least...
8030056 Substrate patterning using a digital optical chemistry micromirror imager  
An apparatus and method for catalyzing a reaction on a substrate (24) comprising, a light source (12), a micromirror (16) positioned to redirect light (14) from the light source (12) toward a...
8029994 Method of identifying a target analyte using photonic crystal resonators, and related device  
A method of identifying target analytes in a sample, particularly a biological sample, comprising the steps of putting a plurality of target analytes, bound to a common luminescent marker, in...
8030088 Sample collection apparatus  
A sample collection apparatus which measures biological samples and can be used to provide the early detection of respiratory diseases, for example tuberculosis induced by the pathogen...
8030477 Methods for the synthesis of arrays of DNA probes  
The synthesis of arrays of DNA probes sequences, polypeptides, and the like is carried out using a patterning process on an active surface of a substrate. An image is projected onto the active...
8027824 Protein switches incorporating cytochrome C3 in monolayers and method for producing same  
A biomolecular electronic switch includes a first electrical contact, a second electrical contact, a programmable monolayer of either cytochrome c or cytochrome c3 or bovine serum hormone...
8021626 Method and device for laminar flow on a sensing surface  
Methods and devices are provided for controlling a fluid flow over a sensing surface within a flow cell. The methods employ laminar flow techniques to position a fluid flow over one or more...
8021873 Portable, point-of-care, user-initiated fluidic assay methods and systems  
Methods and systems to perform point-of-care, user-initiated fluidic assays, using substantially self-contained, portable, user-initiated fluidic assay systems. Exemplary assays include diagnostic...
8017379 Nucleic acid purification instrument  
According to this invention, a nucleic acid purification instrument whereby it is possible to prevent dispersion of a mist thai causes contamination upon discharge of a solution is realized. A...
8017382 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...
8017319 Evanescence-based multiplex sequencing method  
The invention relates to a method and a device for evanescence-based multiplex sequencing of nucleic acid molecules immobilized on a support.
8012680 Microchip, nucleic acid extracting kit, and nucleic acid extracting method  
A new technical means is provided that can be produced and prepared at low cost, and in which the generation of stagnation in the flow of a liquid sample can be suppressed, microbeads can be...
8012743 Detection of target analytes using particles and electrodes  
The invention relates to the use of particles comprising binding ligands and electron transfer moieties (ETMs). Upon binding of a target analyte, a particle and a reporter composition are...
8012745 Assay cartridges and methods of using the same  
Assay modules, preferably assay cartridges, are described as are reader apparatuses which may be used to control aspects of module operation. The modules preferably comprise a detection chamber...
8008046 Thermal cycling method  
This invention provides a method for carrying out nucleic acid amplification reactions involving heating and cooling of samples in sample vessels utilizing a heat block comprising a liquid. The...
8008068 Nonhemolytic optical sensor with enhanced reflectance  
A nonhemolytic sensor for determination of analytes in erythrocyte-containing biological fluids is disclosed that comprises an optical material having a deposit on a surface thereof, where this...
8008014 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
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...
8008094 Methods for analyzing interactions between proteins and sugar chains  
As a result of investigating the optimum conditions of methods for immobilizing proteins that interact with sugar chains onto a substrate, it was revealed that coating the surface of a slide glass...
8003370 Thermal cycling apparatus  
This invention provides an apparatus for providing heating and cooling of samples in sample vessels having uniform temperature profiles. The apparatus can be used for performing PCR, and real time...
8003768 System for providing 20% ethanol solutions that meet bioburden and endotoxin requirements  
A system and method for providing 20% ethanol solutions meeting bioburden and endotoxin specifications, which provides the 20% ethanol solution in a ready-to-use form which may be dispensed...
8003376 Capillary array and related methods  
The invention provides methods and devices for detecting the presence of one or more target analytes in a sample employing a channel having affixed therein one or more binding partners for each...