US Patent No. 6,759,191, “Use of nernstein voltage sensitive dyes in measuring transmembrane voltage.”
Inventors: Farinas, Javier Anibal; Wada, H. Garrett
Assignee: Caliper Life Sciences
Description: According to its abstract, the patent provides transmembrane potential measurement methods using cationic and anionic dyes. Compositions of the cationic and anionic dyes, and microfluidic systems which include the dyes and membranes, are provided in conjunction with processing elements for transmembrane potential measurements.