IP Roundup: Affymetrix, Scienion, Bio-Layer, Canon, Samsung, Cal Tech | GenomeWeb

Affymetrix of Santa Clara, Calif., has received US Patent No. 8,273,304, "Analytical biochemistry system with robotically carried bioarray." The claimed system includes a substrate hosting reactants immobilized at fixed, known locations; a holder supporting the substrate; and a manipulator for transporting the holder to a fixed sample and to an inspection station.

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