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Title: Device for producing microscopic arrays of molecules, a method for producing microscopic arrays of molecules

Abstract

A device for producing microscopic arrays of molecules is provided, the device comprising a plurality of inverted cavities containing solutions, a substrate adapted to be received by the cavities for extracting the solutions, a substrate for depositing the extracted solutions onto a location on a matrix; and a quality control monitoring system for verifying that the solutions are deposited onto the location on the matrix. A process for producing an array of molecules also is provided, the process comprising providing a plurality of inverted solution cavities, wherein each cavity contains a solution; extracting each solution from its respective inverted cavity; loading each solution at a predetermined position in an array; and verifying that each solution is loaded onto its respective position in the array.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Chicago, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1531469
Patent Number(s):
6,692,972
Application Number:
09/645,246
Assignee:
University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
DOE Contract Number:  
W-31-109-ENG-38
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2000-08-24
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

Citation Formats

Yershov, Gennadiy M., Belgovskiy, Alexander I., and Mirzabekov, Andrei D. Device for producing microscopic arrays of molecules, a method for producing microscopic arrays of molecules. United States: N. p., 2004. Web.
Yershov, Gennadiy M., Belgovskiy, Alexander I., & Mirzabekov, Andrei D. Device for producing microscopic arrays of molecules, a method for producing microscopic arrays of molecules. United States.
Yershov, Gennadiy M., Belgovskiy, Alexander I., and Mirzabekov, Andrei D. Tue . "Device for producing microscopic arrays of molecules, a method for producing microscopic arrays of molecules". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1531469.
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abstractNote = {A device for producing microscopic arrays of molecules is provided, the device comprising a plurality of inverted cavities containing solutions, a substrate adapted to be received by the cavities for extracting the solutions, a substrate for depositing the extracted solutions onto a location on a matrix; and a quality control monitoring system for verifying that the solutions are deposited onto the location on the matrix. A process for producing an array of molecules also is provided, the process comprising providing a plurality of inverted solution cavities, wherein each cavity contains a solution; extracting each solution from its respective inverted cavity; loading each solution at a predetermined position in an array; and verifying that each solution is loaded onto its respective position in the array.},
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place = {United States},
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