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IP Roundup: Nanoentek, Fluidigm, Affymetrix, Clondiag, Akonni Biosystems, and Others


Title: Module for detecting analytes in fluids and chip having the same.
Patent Number: 8,828,334
Filed: Jan. 29, 2009
Lead Inventor: Jun Ha Park, Nanoentek

Title: Methods for detection and quantification of nucleic acid or protein targets in a sample.
Patent Number: 8,828,661
Filed: April 24, 2007
Lead Inventor: Michael Lucero, Fluidigm

Title: Thermal reaction device and method for using the same.
Patent Number: 8,828,663
Filed: Sept. 28, 2006
Lead Inventor: Marc Unger, Fluidigm

Title: Multiplex amplification methods.
Patent Number: 8,828,668
Filed: May 27, 2011
Lead Inventor: Eugeni Namsaraev, Affymetrix

Title: Method and device for the detection of molecular interactions.
Patent Number: 8,828,741
Filed: May 10, 2007
Lead Inventor: Eugen Ermantraut, Clondiag

Title: Method of making a microarray assembly.
Patent Number: 8,828,912
Filed: April 13, 2012
Lead Inventor: Christopher Cooney, Akonni Biosystems

Title: Gene expression browser for web-based search and visualization of characteristics of gene expression.
Patent Number: 8,832,581
Filed: March 5 , 2010
Lead Inventor: Ming Zhang

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