IP Roundup: Caltech, U of California, Rheonix, Roche NimbleGen, Silicon Biosystems, and More | GenomeWeb

The California Institute of Technology of Pasadena, Calif., and the University of California of Oakland have received US Patent No. 8,382,896, "High throughput screening of crystallization materials." The screening is accomplished by introducing a solution of target material into the chambers of a microfabricated fluidic device. The device is then manipulated to vary the solution condition in the chambers, and to provide a large number of crystallization environments.

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