EP2222832A4 - Pico liter well holding device and method of making the same - Google Patents

Pico liter well holding device and method of making the same

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Publication number
EP2222832A4
EP2222832A4 EP20080848869 EP08848869A EP2222832A4 EP 2222832 A4 EP2222832 A4 EP 2222832A4 EP 20080848869 EP20080848869 EP 20080848869 EP 08848869 A EP08848869 A EP 08848869A EP 2222832 A4 EP2222832 A4 EP 2222832A4
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Prior art keywords
making
same
method
holding device
pico liter
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Withdrawn
Application number
EP20080848869
Other languages
German (de)
French (fr)
Other versions
EP2222832A2 (en )
Inventor
Mordechai Deutsch
Assaf Deutsch
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Seng Enterprises Ltd
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Seng Enterprises Ltd
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    • C12BIOCHEMISTRY; BEER; SPIRITS; WINE; VINEGAR; MICROBIOLOGY; ENZYMOLOGY; MUTATION OR GENETIC ENGINEERING
    • C12MAPPARATUS FOR ENZYMOLOGY OR MICROBIOLOGY; APPARATUS FOR CULTURING MICROORGANISMS FOR PRODUCING BIOMASS, FOR GROWING CELLS OR FOR OBTAINING FERMENTATION OR METABOLIC PRODUCTS, i.e. BIOREACTORS OR FERMENTERS
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    • C12MAPPARATUS FOR ENZYMOLOGY OR MICROBIOLOGY; APPARATUS FOR CULTURING MICROORGANISMS FOR PRODUCING BIOMASS, FOR GROWING CELLS OR FOR OBTAINING FERMENTATION OR METABOLIC PRODUCTS, i.e. BIOREACTORS OR FERMENTERS
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    • B01PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL PROCESSES OR APPARATUS IN GENERAL
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    • B01L3/5027Containers for the purpose of retaining a material to be analysed, e.g. test tubes with fluid transport, e.g. in multi-compartment structures by integrated microfluidic structures, i.e. dimensions of channels and chambers are such that surface tension forces are important, e.g. lab-on-a-chip
    • B01L3/502715Containers for the purpose of retaining a material to be analysed, e.g. test tubes with fluid transport, e.g. in multi-compartment structures by integrated microfluidic structures, i.e. dimensions of channels and chambers are such that surface tension forces are important, e.g. lab-on-a-chip characterised by interfacing components, e.g. fluidic, electrical, optical or mechanical interfaces
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
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    • B01L3/00Containers or dishes for laboratory use, e.g. laboratory glassware; Droppers
    • B01L3/50Containers for the purpose of retaining a material to be analysed, e.g. test tubes
    • B01L3/508Containers for the purpose of retaining a material to be analysed, e.g. test tubes rigid containers not provided for above
    • B01L3/5085Containers for the purpose of retaining a material to be analysed, e.g. test tubes rigid containers not provided for above for multiple samples, e.g. microtitration plates
    • YGENERAL TAGGING OF NEW TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS; GENERAL TAGGING OF CROSS-SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES SPANNING OVER SEVERAL SECTIONS OF THE IPC; TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
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    • Y10T29/49826Assembling or joining
EP20080848869 2003-06-26 2008-11-13 Pico liter well holding device and method of making the same Withdrawn EP2222832A4 (en)

Priority Applications (2)

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US11940996 US7888110B2 (en) 2003-06-26 2007-11-15 Pico liter well holding device and method of making the same
US613007 true 2007-12-26 2007-12-26

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EP2222832A4 true true EP2222832A4 (en) 2012-08-29

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