The University of California has received US Patent Number 6,395,562, “Diagnostic microarray apparatus.” The patent covers an invention by Bruce Hammock, Horacio Kito, and Angel Macquiera that involves an assay system with a solid support and at least one capture agent. The reagents and capture binding agents are immobilized on the support by a computer-controlled printing system that involves an ink-jet printer. The surface has areas that are digitally readable by a laser, which stores information on binding between analytes and capture agents.

Get the full story with
GenomeWeb Premium

Only $95 for the
first 90 days*

GenomeWeb Premium gives you:
✔ Full site access
✔ Interest-based email alerts
✔ Access to archives

Never miss another important industry story.

Try GenomeWeb Premium now.

You may already have institutional access!

Check if I qualify.

Already a GenomeWeb or 360Dx Premium member?
Login Now.

*Before your trial expires, we’ll put together a custom quote with your long-term premium options.

Not ready for premium?

Register for Free Content
You can still register for access to our free content.

In PLOS this week: grey wolf population genomics, mutations associated with lung adenocarcinoma survival, and more.

An opinion piece at Bloomberg discusses China's stance on genomic research.

Genetic ancestry testing can affect a person's sense of identity, the New York Times Magazine writes.

Nebula Genomics is launching its genome sequencing service for free for people who provide certain information about themselves, the Boston Globe reports.