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9028758 Substance detector with cyclone  
Apparatus for detecting substances in an air sample, the apparatus including: a source of air pressure differential; a cyclone connected to the source of air pressure differential; an air input...
8999264 Hydrophilic coating for nonporous surfaces and microfluidic devices including same  
A coating formula and method for surface coating non-porous surfaces. Microfluidic devices including said coating achieve desired properties including increased hydrophilicity, improved adhesion,...
8986983 Assays based on liquid flow over arrays  
Cassette (50) performs assays, e.g. multiplexed protein biomarker assays. Wide, bubble-free, slow flows are produced from liquids stored on cassette (50), flowing over wide array (20) of ligand...
8961898 Method for producing bilayer membrane and planar bilayer membrane  
The present invention provides a bilayer membrane produced using a microchannel capable of easily forming bilayer membranes such as planar lipid bilayer membranes in large quantities, and a...
8945936 Measuring chemical properties of a sample fluid in dialysis systems  
In one aspect of the invention, a method includes determining an amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) in dialysate flowing through a dialysis system using a CO2 sensor associated with the dialysis...
8906697 Method for the assessment of particles and a system and device for use in the method  
A method and a device for the assessment of at least one parameter of particles in a liquid analyte material are disclosed. The method comprises providing a device having a sample compartment with...
8906672 Gradient injection for biosensing  
A single injection gradient with a biosensor, both structural and methodological, achieves the binding of analyte to immobilized ligand over a wide concentration range without the necessity of...
8889072 Flow cytometer sorter  
Disclosed are computer-implemented methods of sorting particles from a particle stream in a flow cytometer. The methods include: calculating sort decision making parameters using the raw event...
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....
8834796 Chromatographic optical detection system  
A chromatographic optical detection system includes an optical detector disposed to receive light scattered from a stream of particles and configured to convert the received light to an electrical...
8808624 Blood analyzer, blood analysis method and hemolytic agent  
This blood analyzer includes a sample preparation portion preparing a measurement sample free from a labeling substance from a blood sample and a hemolytic agent free from a labeling substance, a...
8807879 Systems and methods for particle focusing in microchannels  
Various systems, methods, and devices are provided for focusing particles suspended within a moving fluid into one or more localized stream lines. The system can include a substrate and at least...
8802441 Method of synthesizing colloidal nanoparticles  
There is provided a method for synthesizing colloidal nanoparticles comprising the step of creating a reactive three-phase foam containing reactants therein for synthesizing the colloidal...
8784749 Digital microfluidic manipulation device and manipulation method thereof  
This invention provides a digital microfluidic manipulation device and a manipulation method thereof. This device comprises a PDMS membrane having a surface comprising a plurality of hydrophobic...
8784012 Systems and methods for particle focusing in microchannels  
Various systems, methods, and devices are provided for focusing particles suspended within a moving fluid into one or more localized stream lines. The system can include a substrate and at least...
8758678 Machine and method for producing and dispensing liquid or semi-liquid consumer food products  
A machine for producing and dispensing liquid and semi-liquid consumer food products such as ice creams, whipped cream, yogurt and the like comprises a container for a basic product of the...
8722419 Flow cytometry methods and immunodiagnostics with mass sensitive readout  
Mass cytometry method. In one aspect, the method includes providing a sample having at least one cell type and mixing the sample with material such as nanoparticles functionalized with affinity...
8716026 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...
8709820 Concentration measuring apparatus for hydrogen sulfide in gas flow, and method for determining sulfide ion  
A concentration measuring apparatus for hydrogen sulfide includes an absorbing liquid that can absorb gaseous hydrogen sulfide as sulfide ion; a hollow fiber membrane contactor that contacts a gas...
8703070 Apparatus for immunoassay  
Apparatus for immunoassay includes: a cartridge, including at least one test unit; a pin-film assembly, having a second sealing film, a plurality of pierce mechanisms, and a first actuation unit;...
8703491 Methods for multiplexed sample analysis  
Disclosed herein is a sample supply device that alternates between the supply of samples from one sample line while cleaning a second sample line and then supplying a second sample from the second...
8697008 Droplet generator  
A method and device for periodically perturbing the flow field within a microfluidic device to provide regular droplet formation at high speed.
8679856 Method and apparatus for the processing and/or analysis and/or selection of particles, in particular biological particles  
Methods and apparatus are described for the processing (for example washing, incubation, etc.) of particles in which the particles suspended in a first fluid are introduced under laminar flow...
8642345 Method of measuring a chemical vapor concentration  
A method of measuring a chemical vapor concentration is provided. A chemical vapor sensor measures a chemical species of interest with high sensitivity and chemical specificity. In an aspect, an...
8637261 Flow cytometry for high throughput screening  
The present invention, provides a flow cytometry apparatus for the detection of particles from a plurality of samples comprising: means for moving a plurality of samples comprising particles from...
8623297 Device for the preparation and fractioned dispensing of fluid samples, dispensing system including such device and related method  
The present invention relates to a device, to a system, and to a method for the preparation and fractioned dispensing of samples of a fluid. The device of the invention comprises a body having...
8590567 Valve block assembly  
A device to enhance sealing is provided. The device includes a body and a pressure cup. The pressure cup includes a channel, a first pressure channel, and a second pressure channel. The channel is...
8580570 Narrow bore porous layer open tube capillary column and uses thereof  
A polymer-based PLOT capillary column prepared by in situ copolymerization of a functional monomer, which usually contains the retentive chemistries, and a crosslinking monomer, which enhances the...
8524506 Methods for sampling a liquid flow  
Methods for sampling a liquid flow are provided. The method includes supplying a continuous liquid flow from a continuous flow fluid input source to a surface along a first flow path. The method...
8507262 Apparatus and method for monitoring cultures  
Disclosed is a bubble excluder device (2) adapted for use with, and attachment to, a probe (6) for continuous measurement of the cell density of a culture in a liquid medium; the bubble excluder...
8501482 Apparatus for analyzing particles in urine and method thereof  
An apparatus, intended for use in analyzing particles in urine is disclosed, that comprising: a sample distribution section for distributing urine samples to a first aliquot and a second aliquot;...
8486349 Microfluidic flow assay for measuring hemostatic phenotypes  
A microfluidic-based flow assay and methods of manufacturing the same are provided. Specifically, the microfluidic flow assay includes a micropatterned surface that induces clot formation and an...
8486645 Gene defects and mutant ALK kinase in human solid tumors  
Novel gene deletions and translocations involving chromosome 2 resulting in fusion proteins combining part of Anaplastic Lymphoma Kinase (ALK) kinase with part of a secondary protein have now been...
8486703 Surface sampling concentration and reaction probe  
A method of analyzing a chemical composition of a specimen is described. The method can include providing a probe comprising an outer capillary tube and an inner capillary tube disposed co-axially...
8470246 Detection and fluidic system of a flow cytometer  
The fluidic system including a sheath pump that pumps sheath fluid from a sheath container into an interrogation zone, a waste pump that pumps waste fluid from the interrogation zone to a waste...
8465697 System and method for regulating flow in fluidic devices  
Disclosed are a system and method for regulating flow in an exemplary fluidic device comprising a fluidic stream carrying a transport medium, sample and one or more reagents for analysis and...
8455262 Method to avert an unlawfully intoxicated driver from operating a vehicle by passive measurement of an ethanol vapor concentration in air  
A method to avert an unlawfully intoxicated driver from operating a vehicle is provided. The method utilizes a passive ethanol vapor sensor to measure ethanol vapor concentration in air from a...
8445286 Flow cell for a flow cytometer system  
The flow cytometer system of the preferred embodiment includes a flow cell body that functions to contain, protect, and align the components of the flow cytometer system; a flow channel, coupled...
8420397 Fluid flow device and assembly employing a temperature gadient for determining at least one characteristic of a physico-chemical system therewith  
Fluid flow devices include a small plate (2), at least one flow channel (20) formed into this small plate, at least one storage channel (221-226) extending from this connection channel, and a set...
8362919 Sensor and transmitter system for communication in pipelines  
A system for sensing and communicating in a pipeline that contains a fluid. An acoustic signal containing information about a property of the fluid is produced in the pipeline. The signal is...
8343778 Microfluidic microarray assemblies and methods of manufacturing and using  
The invention encompasses microfluidic microarray assemblies (MMA) and subassemblies and methods for their manufacture and use. In one embodiment, first and second channel plates are provided and...
8343526 Methods and apparatuses for conducting assays  
Disclosed are methods for conducting assays of samples, such as whole blood, that may contain cells or other particulate matter. Also disclosed are systems, devices, equipment, kits and reagents...
8318506 Dialysis adapter cell and method of release testing of a disperse dosage form  
A dialysis adapter cell includes a housing comprising a plurality of pillars extending between and attached to a top plate and a bottom plate to form a hollow receptacle, wherein the top plate...
8318416 Nutrient monitoring and feedback control for increased bioproduct production  
The present invention pertains to methods of increasing the efficiency of producing a bioproduct. In some embodiments, the method increases the quantity of a bioproduct produced, or decreases...
8318871 Process for preparing a polymer  
The present invention relates to a process which comprises preparing polymers. The process uses an appropriate installation, and may comprise determining at least one parameter of a physical...
8313948 Methods for multiplexed sample analysis  
Disclosed herein is a sample supply device that alternates between the supply of samples from one sample line while cleaning a second sample line and then supplying a second sample from the second...
8303894 Detection and fluidic system of a flow cytometer  
The fluidic system including a sheath pump that pumps sheath fluid from a sheath container into an interrogation zone, a waste pump that pumps waste fluid from the interrogation zone to a waste...
8298833 Liquid bridge and system  
A bridge (30) comprises a first inlet port (31) at the end of a capillary, a narrower second inlet port (32) which is an end of a capillary, an outlet port (33) which is an end of a capillary, and...
8290625 Flow cytometer sorter  
Disclosed are computer-implemented methods of sorting particles from a particle stream in a flow cytometer. The methods include: calculating sort decision making parameters using the raw event...
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...