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Title: Devices, systems, and methods for conducting sandwich assays using sedimentation

Abstract

Embodiments of the present invention are directed toward devices, systems, and method for conducting sandwich assays using sedimentation. In one example, a method includes generating complexes on a plurality of beads in a fluid sample, individual ones of the complexes comprising a capture agent, a target analyte, and a labeling agent. The plurality of beads including the complexes may be transported through a density media, wherein the density media has a density lower than a density of the beads and higher than a density of the fluid sample, and wherein the transporting occurs, at least in part, by sedimentation. Signal may be detected from the labeling agents of the complexes.

Inventors:
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Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1169095
Patent Number(s):
8945914
Application Number:
12/891,977
Assignee:
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01N - INVESTIGATING OR ANALYSING MATERIALS BY DETERMINING THEIR CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B01 - PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL PROCESSES OR APPARATUS IN GENERAL B01L - CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL LABORATORY APPARATUS FOR GENERAL USE
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Schaff, Ulrich Y, Sommer, Gregory J, Singh, Anup K, and Hatch, Anson V. Devices, systems, and methods for conducting sandwich assays using sedimentation. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Schaff, Ulrich Y, Sommer, Gregory J, Singh, Anup K, & Hatch, Anson V. Devices, systems, and methods for conducting sandwich assays using sedimentation. United States.
Schaff, Ulrich Y, Sommer, Gregory J, Singh, Anup K, and Hatch, Anson V. Tue . "Devices, systems, and methods for conducting sandwich assays using sedimentation". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1169095.
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