Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique of Paris and Biomérieux of Marcy l'Etoile, France, have received US Patent No. 8,216,827, "Device for bioassays with integrated detector." A device is described that includes a substrate, including a fluidic chamber formed as an aperture in the substrate, and channels formed in the substrate to circulate a fluid to be analyzed through the fluidic chamber; and a semiconductor device mounted in a cut-out at the bottom of the fluidic chamber, the cut-out extending through the substrate.

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