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8877484 Microfluidic device and a microfluidic system and a method of performing a test  
A microfluidic device comprising at least one test channel, which test channel comprises an upper test channel section with an upstream end and a sampling region at its upstream end and at least...
8877489 Ultrathin parylene-C semipermeable membranes for biomedical applications  
Thin parylene C membranes having smooth front sides and ultrathin regions (e.g., 0.01 μm to 5 μm thick) interspersed with thicker regions are disclosed. The back sides of the membranes can be...
8871444 In vitro evolution in microfluidic systems  
The invention describes a method for isolating one or more genetic elements encoding a gene product having a desired activity, comprising the steps of: (a) compartmentalizing genetic elements into...
8863594 Sample container and filtration apparatus and method of filtration using same  
A sample container and filtration apparatus includes a sample container portion with an interior volume and a fluid path passing through a bottom wall. The sample container may also include a...
8865199 Biomatrix composition and methods of biomatrix seeding  
Apparatus and methods are described for generating autologous tissue grafts, the apparatus including a point of care SVF isolation unit that includes a tissue digestion chamber in fluid...
8865455 Apparatus and method  
An apparatus for investigating a molecule comprising a channel provided in a substrate, a metallic moiety capable of plasmon resonance which is associated with the channel in a position suitable...
8865456 Nucleic acid collection device and nucleic acid collection amount estimation method  
The present invention provides a nucleic acid collection device that can estimate the nucleic acid collection amount when collecting nucleic acids from a biological sample containing nucleic...
8865454 Flow through system, flow through device and a method of performing a test  
The invention relates to a flow through system for quantifying a target component in a liquid. The flow through system comprises a flow-through device comprising a flow path comprising a marker...
8859294 Method for binding a protein consisting of protein A or consisting of at least one domain of the A to E domains of the protein A to the substrate  
The object of the present invention is to provide a method for immobilizing the SpA protein on the surface of a substrate with high density without causing dimerization. The following method...
8859269 Chemical activation of an actuator or an osmotic motor  
An actuator that includes an enclosure having a wall impermeable to a first solute and permeable to a solvent and containing, at least temporarily, a catalyst capable of promoting the...
8859270 Process and apparatus for extracting biodiesel from algae  
The present invention relates to a system for cultivation of algae, extraction of lipids and transesterification of the lipids to obtain biodiesel. The system comprises three sections, that is to...
8852921 Non-invasive sensing of bioprocess parameters  
A system and method for measuring at least one bioprocess parameter utilizes a barrier that separates an external sensor from a culture medium. The barrier allows analytes to diffuse in and out of...
8852933 Deformable transportable bioreactor chamber  
An apparatus and method is described for seeding and culturing cells on a sample. The apparatus includes a chamber in which the volume of the chamber may be adjusted without compromising the seal...
8852955 Methods and systems for detecting biomolecular binding using terahertz radiation  
Provided herein are methods and systems for detecting biomolecular binding events using gigahertz or terahertz radiation. The methods and systems use low-energy spectroscopy to detect biomolecular...
8852920 Micro-chamber plate, manufacturing method thereof  
The present invention relates to a micro-chamber plate and a manufacturing method of the same, more precisely a micro-chamber plate facilitating real-time measurement and analysis of fluorescence...
8852922 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...
8846414 Detection of cardiac markers on a droplet actuator  
The present invention provides for the detection of cardiac markers on a droplet actuator. An aspect provides a method of assaying a cardiac marker in a biological sample from a subject, the...
8845981 Biologic fluid analysis cartridge with volumetric sample metering  
A device for volumetric metering a liquid biologic sample is provided. The device includes an initial chamber, a second chamber, a third chamber, a first valve, a second valve and a third valve....
8845968 Biosensor  
The present application provides apparatus (300, 400) and methods for determining the density of a fluid sample. In particular, it provides a sensor device which can be loaded with a fluid sample...
8846310 Methods of preparing and operating portable, point-of-care, user-initiated fluidic assay systems  
Methods of preparing assays and of assaying, using substantially self-contained, portable, user-initiated fluidic assay systems. Example assays include diagnostic assays and chemical detection...
8846378 Fluidics system for sequential delivery of reagents  
Fluidic circuits and methods of using same are provided herein. In some embodiments, the circuit can direct different fluids to a common volume, such as a reaction chamber or flow cell, without...
8846307 Method for creating perfusable microvessel systems  
Creating a tissue structure in vitro includes juxtaposing mandrels on a culture/perfusion device frame where the mandrels are spaced apart substantially parallel to each other and connecting the...
8841082 Method and device for the determination of minor cell population in heterogeneous cell populations  
The invention relates to a method for determining one or more cellularly bound analytes in a liquid sample, said method being carried out using a device comprising: at least one feeding zone (5)...
8840840 Illumination apparatus and methods for a biological growth plate scanner  
Illumination apparatus for illuminating growth plates in a biological growth plate (122) scanner are described herein, the apparatus including one or more illumination modules (140) for...
8841116 Inline-injection microdevice and microfabricated integrated DNA analysis system using same  
Methods and microfluidic circuitry for inline injection of nucleic acids for capillary electrophoresis analysis are provided. According to various embodiments, microfabricated structures including...
8841076 Systems and methods for conducting animal studies  
This invention is in the field of medical devices. Specifically, the present invention provides portable medical devices that allow real-time detection of analytes from a biological fluid. The...
8834810 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...
8834794 Apparatus and methods for detection of tumor cells in blood  
In one embodiment, the present invention provides the description of an inexpensive and disposable handheld device for detecting Circulating tumor cells (CTC) in blood called a handheld CTC...
8835157 Supported reagents, methods, and devices  
Methods of providing at least one reagent for use in a device for processing sample material, delivering at least one reagent to a device for processing sample material, and adding at least one...
8828713 Sensors using high electron mobility transistors  
Embodiments of the invention include sensors comprising high electron mobility transistors (HEMTs) with capture reagents on a gate region of the HEMTs. Example sensors include HEMTs with a thin...
8828654 Methods for manipulating liquid substances in multi-chambered receptacles  
A receptacle having a plurality of interconnected chambers arranged to permit multiple process steps or processes to be performed independently or simultaneously. The receptacles are manufactured...
8828730 Method and assembly for measuring thrombin generation in plasma  
Disclosed is a method for measuring thrombin generation in a whole blood sample. The whole blood sample may be applied forthwith, without prior processing. The blood cells and blood plasma in the...
8828739 Lateral flow immunoassay controls  
Rapid lateral flow immunoassays have an extensive history of use in both the clinical and home settings. These devices are used to test for a variety of analytes, such as drugs of abuse, hormones,...
8828741 Method and device for the detection of molecular interactions  
The present invention relates to devices and methods for the detection of analytes. In particular, the invention relates to methods for the qualitative and/or quantitative detection of analytes,...
8828712 Genetic detection and determination apparatus and method, gene reactor, and incubator  
A genetic detection and determination apparatus which detects or determines genetic information, provided with a reaction container having a reaction vessel, including: a container set portion on...
8828715 Particle adhesion assay for microfluidic bifurcations  
A method for characterizing particle adhesion in microfluidic bifurcations and junctions comprises at least one idealized bifurcation or junction. Multiple bifurcations and/or junctions can be...
8828332 Microfluidic capsule  
A microfluidic capsule (1) comprises a top lid (100), a middle piece (200) and a bottom piece (300) to be assembled to enclose a microfluidic substrate (400) for analysis of cells and biochemical...
8822203 Systems and methods for ex vivo organ care  
The invention, in various embodiments, provides systems, methods and solutions for perfusing an organ ex vivo.
8822211 Device and method for concentrating and detecting pathogenic microbes from blood products and/or their derivatives  
The invention concerns a device and a method for concentrating pathogenic germs potentially present in blood products or derivatives and for detecting said germs comprising the following steps:...
8822202 Apparatus and methods for cell isolation  
A unitary apparatus for isolating cells from adipose tissue including a lipid separation processor with a dispersing head equipped with a plurality of ports and a digestion chamber for...
8822183 Device for amplifying target nucleic acid  
A device for amplifying target nucleic acid in a sample can include a planar fluidic assembly including a transparent substrate, a porous material layer on a surface of the transparent substrate,...
8821813 Liquid-feeding chip and analysis method  
A liquid-feeding chip for feeding a liquid utilizing the action of centrifugal force and gravity by rotating the chip around an axis of rotation, includes a first storage tank (1-1) into which the...
8822205 Active chemically-sensitive sensors with source follower amplifier  
Methods and apparatus relating to FET arrays for monitoring chemical and/or biological reactions such as nucleic acid sequencing-by-synthesis reactions. Some methods provided herein relate to...
8822231 Assay method and device  
A method for the analysis of at least two analytes in a liquid sample, in which a substrate is provided wherein at least two different types of capturing molecules are immobilized on the substrate...
8821909 Methods for treating a plant exposed to a phytotoxicant  
Methods of treating a plant exposed to a phytotoxicant are provided. Embodiments of the subject methods include identifying a plant exposed to a phytotoxicant and applying an assimilable...
8815575 Stepping optical reduction system  
A device and a method for synthesizing a microarray are provided. The device includes a reduction optics assembly and a target assembly. The reduction optics assembly is configured to receive a...
8815597 Baglike container for centrifugation and method of gene transfer using the same  
The present invention provides a baglike container for centrifugation that is mounted in a centrifuge to thereby allow centrifugation of a dispersion liquid accommodated therein. The baglike...
8815537 Method for determining a complete blood count on a white blood cell differential count  
Systems and methods analyzing body fluids such as blood and bone marrow are disclosed. The systems and methods may utilize an improved technique for applying a monolayer of cells to a slide to...
8815535 Disk diffusion assay for oritavancin  
The present invention is directed to a disk diffusion assay for determining susceptibility of bacteria to a glycopeptide antibiotic. The assay includes improvements over conventional assays due to...
8815572 Nucleic acid extraction apparatus  
The present invention relates to a nucleic acid extracting apparatus, and the nucleic acid extracting apparatus can include a pipe-shaped tube having an open outlet at one side thereof, and a...