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8679751 System and method for particle filtration  
Embodiments of the present disclosure feature a filtration system comprising a filtration module for particle filtration and methods of using the device for the isolation of particles (e.g.,...
8679855 Voltage-gated metal-enhanced fluorescence, chemiluminescence or bioluminescence methods and systems  
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...
8679831 Processing particle-containing samples  
A microfluidic device includes an input port for inputting a particle-containing liquidic samples into the device, a retention member, and a pressure actuator. The retention member is in...
8679747 Compositions, devices, systems, for using a nanopore  
The invention herein disclosed provides for devices and methods that can detect and control an individual polymer in a mixture is acted upon by another compound, for example, an enzyme, in a...
8679772 Immunoassay  
The invention provides a highly sensitive immunoassay for detection of a biological species. The immunoassay comprises exposing an electrode to an analyte liquid putatively containing the...
8679838 Human serum for cell culture  
It is intended to provide a serum which contains a large amount of growth factors capable of efficiently promoting the growth of stem cells. A human serum for cell culture which shows a residual...
8679076 Method and apparatus for harvesting and dispensing a fibrin clot  
Apparatus for extracting fibrin from blood so as to form a fibrin clot, the apparatus comprising: a vessel for holding drawn blood;a lid for selectively closing off the vessel; anda precipitator...
8673556 Methods and apparatus for characterizing polynucleotides  
Systems and methods for analysis of polymers, e.g., polynucleotides, are provided. The systems are capable of analyzing a polymer at a specified rate. One such analysis system includes a structure...
8673622 Cell chip and method for manufacturing the same  
Disclosed herein are a cell chip and a method for manufacturing the same. The cell chip may include: a substrate; and a first contact member disposed on the substrate, wherein a top end of the...
8673621 Biomolecule interaction using atomic force microscope  
The present patent application describes a cantilever for atomic force microscopy (AFM), which includes a cantilever body having a fixed end and a free end, the free end having a surface region...
8673640 Porous scaffold, method of producing the same and method of using the porous scaffold  
A porous scaffold having pores for seeding cells characterized in that, in the outer peripheral face of the porous main body having the pores for seeding cells, a porous membrane having pores...
8673547 Method for isolation of afterbirth derived cells  
A method for extracting cells from afterbirth tissue, including placing the afterbirth into a perfusion circuit prior to exsanguination, extracting the cells from the afterbirth with digestive...
8673627 Apparatus and methods for performing electrochemical reactions  
The invention is directed to apparatus and methods for delivering multiple reagents to, and monitoring, a plurality of analytical reactions carried out on a large-scale array of electronic sensors...
8673218 Bioanalytical instrumentation using a light source subsystem  
The invention relates to a light source for irradiating molecules present in a detection volume with one or more selected wavelengths of light and directing the fluorescence, absorbance,...
8669070 Procurement extraction bag  
There is disclosed a method of procuring allograft tissue. In an embodiment, the method includes inserting an allograft through an opening into a procurement extraction container, sealing the...
8669069 Procurement extraction bag  
There is disclosed a method of procuring allograft tissue. In an embodiment, the method includes inserting an allograft through an opening into a procurement extraction container, sealing the...
8669097 Bacteria measuring apparatuses  
An apparatus for measuring bacteria that includes a sampling device for processing fluorescently stained bacteria, a detector for detecting size information from the bacteria in the sample, and a...
8669115 Spot test kit for explosives detection  
An explosion tester system comprising a body, a lateral flow membrane swab unit adapted to be removeably connected to the body, a first explosives detecting reagent, a first reagent holder and...
8663976 Polymerase chain reaction apparatus  
A polymerase chain reaction (“PCR”) apparatus includes a PCR chip holder which accommodates and supports a PCR chip, a housing which supports ends of the PCR chip holder, a temperature control...
8664001 Immunochemical filter device and methods for use thereof  
An immunochemical filter device which has filter material attached to a support member (such as a cap) which is, in turn, attachable to a sample collection vessel. The filter material includes a...
8663973 Controlled alteration of pores using fluid flow and fabrication of articles thereby  
The invention relates to microscopic structures and methods of making and using the structures. A method of forming a microscopic structure of a material includes obtaining a solution (310)...
8663974 Compositions and methods for capture and elution of biological materials via particulates  
Lysing may include agitating a specimen in a chamber along with a medium that includes a particulate lysing material that has an affinity for a biological material. Lysing material may include...
8658414 Biomass processing  
A biomass processing system is disclosed, with an algae biomass growth container and a pyrolysis reactor for pyrolysis processing of the algae biomass. A conveying apparatus links the pyrolysis...
8652828 Nanochannel arrays and their preparation and use for high throughput macromolecular analysis  
Nanochannel arrays that enable high-throughput macromolecular analysis are disclosed. Also disclosed are methods of preparing nanochannel arrays and nanofluidic chips. Methods of analyzing...
8652801 Hydrophilic IR transparent membrane, spectroscopic sample holder comprising same and method of using same  
The present invention features hydrophilic IR-transparent porous membranes, particularly hydrophilic IR-transparent porous polyethylene membranes and methods of preparing the hydrophilic membranes...
8652835 Device and method for the mechanical decollation of cells from a cell composite  
A device for mechanically decollating cells from a cell composite, particularly a shear rotor, a cell isolation unit including such a shear rotor and a method for decollating cells from a cell...
8647821 Method and apparatus for combined electrochemical synthesis and detection of analytes  
Described are devices and methods for detecting binding on an electrode surface. In addition, devices and methods for electrochemically synthesizing polymers and devices and methods for...
8647861 Organ mimic device with microchannels and methods of use and manufacturing thereof  
System and method includes a body having a central microchannel separated by one or more porous membranes. The membranes are configured to divide the central microchannel into a two or more...
8642326 System for the production and harvesting of algae  
A system for the production and harvesting of algae including one or more of the following components: A turbulator for dissolving carbon dioxide in water to form an algae growth media, a...
8641974 Device for magnetic detection of individual particles in a microfluid channel  
A device dynamically detects particles of a fluid. The device can be miniaturized for detecting and selecting magnetized particles, particularly cells.
8642322 Apparatus and methods for analyte measurement immunoassay  
The present invention relates to methods for measuring an amount of an analyte using an electrochemical assay in a conduit comprising a sensor, wherein said sensor comprises an electrode having a...
8642288 Methods for viscoelastic focusing of particles  
Provided is a method of focusing particles. The method includes: providing a suspension of the particles in a suspending medium; and flowing the suspension along a channel, such that the flowing...
8642293 Disposable device for analyzing a liquid sample containing a nucleic acid with a nucleic acid amplification apparatus  
The invention is directed to a disposable sample holding and processing device (1) dimensioned for being operated in a nucleic acid amplification apparatus for analyzing a liquid sample containing...
8642337 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...
8637302 Method for single nucleotide polymorphism and mutation detection using real time polymerase chain reaction microarray  
A method and apparatus for real-time, simultaneous, qualitative measurement of one or more single nucleotide polymorphisms in one or more target nucleic acids is provided. This method involves...
8637238 Method of verifying performance of optical detection apparatus and standard reagent used therefor  
A method is provided in which with respect to an optical detection apparatus including an optical detection unit and a temperature control unit, whether optical signal detection and temperature...
8637301 Microfluidic solution for high-throughput, droplet-based single molecule analysis with low reagent consumption  
A microfluidic device for a confocal fluorescence detection system has an input channel defined by a body of the microfluidic device, a sample concentration section defined by the body of the...
8639329 Circuits and methods for artifact elimination  
Disclosed are apparatus and methods that provide the ability to electrical stimulate a physical system, and actively eliminate interference with signal acquisition (artifacts) that arises from the...
8632730 Assaying test strips having different capture reagents  
In one aspect, a diagnostic test system includes a receptacle, optical detectors, and a logic circuit. Each of the optical detectors has a corresponding view in the receptacle and produces an...
8628729 Three-dimensional microfluidic devices  
Three-dimensional microfluidic devices including by a plurality of patterned porous, hydrophilic layers and a fluid-impermeable layer disposed between every two adjacent patterned porous,...
8628952 Array kits and processing systems  
The invention relates to sensor compositions comprising a composite array of individual arrays, to allow for simultaneous processing of a number of samples. The invention further provides methods...
8628950 Procedure and device for separating adult stem cells from fatty tissue  
The invention relates to a method for separating adult stem cells from fatty tissue, wherein the fatty tissue is mixed with a fluid and the stem cells are subsequently separated. The fatty tissue...
8623597 Bioassay method, bioassay device, and bioassay substrate  
Disclosed is a bioassay method in which, by controlling the electric field formation in the reaction region where an interaction between substances, such as a hybridization, is performed, the...
8623296 Microfluidic size-exclusion devices, systems, and methods  
Microfluidic devices, assemblies, and systems are provided, as are methods of manipulating micro-sized samples of fluids. Microfluidic devices having a plurality of specialized processing features...
8623641 Apparatus and method for washing biological material  
In a general aspect, an apparatus for washing biological material is provided which includes an outer sleeve, and an inner sleeve disposed within the outer sleeve. The outer sleeve has an open end...
8617879 Apparatus for cell or tissue culture  
The apparatus for cell or tissue culture comprises a base plate (1), an intermediate face (2) and a top plate (3). The intermediate face (2) is removably sandwiched between the base plate (1) and...
8617802 Organ transplant solutions and method for transplanting organs  
A preservation solution for organs waiting to be transplanted is disclosed; the method of using the solution in a transplantation procedure is also disclosed. The preservation solutions comprise a...
8617907 Determining the presence or amount of a metal-labelled species  
A method for determining the presence or amount of a metal-labelled species in a sample may include causing the metal of the metal-labelled species in the sample to form a soluble...
8614086 Quality control methods for the manufacture of polymer arrays  
Described are quality control methods and devices for the reproducible manufacturing and integrity monitoring of polymers on electrochemical synthesis and detection chips. The devices and methods...
8614087 Multiple-analyte assay device and system  
Provided herein is technology relating to testing biological samples and particularly, but not exclusively, to devices, systems, and kits for performing multiple, simultaneous real-time assays on...