CapitalBio and Tsinghua University, both of Beijing, have received US Patent No. 8,137,622, "Device for washing and hybridization of biochips." The device consists of a carousel, a translational movement controller, a revolving movement controller, and an optional heating chamber. The revolving movement controller controls the carousel and allows it to move in a wobbling fashion, allowing liquid movement of the hybridization or washing boxes during hybridization and washing of biochips on the carousel.

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