IntegenX of Pleasanton, Calif., has received US Patent No. 8,562,918, "Universal sample preparation system and use in an integrated analysis system." The claimed system includes a sample purification module, a reaction module, a post-reaction clean-up module, a capillary electrophoresis module, and a computer. The system also includes a disposable cartridge for performing analyte capture. The cartridge can comprise a fluidic manifold having macrofluidic chambers mated with microfluidic chips that route the liquids between chambers.

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