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Gyros AB Patents
Assignee:
Gyros AB
Address:
Uppsala, SE
No. of patents:
30
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
7947235 Microfluidic device with finger valves May 24, 2011
A microfluidic device (1) comprising a hydrophilic microchannel structure (2) in which there is a functional unit that comprises a microconduit I (17) in which there is an inlet end (16), an outlet end (18), and a capillary stop function I (24) in the form of a local non-wettable sur
7935319 Microfluidic device with serial valve May 3, 2011
A microfluidic device comprising a hydrophilic microchannel structure in which there is a functional unit that comprises a microconduit which a) is intended for the transportation of liquid aliquots, and b) has an inlet end and an outlet end between which there is a capillary valve I,
7668443 Device and method for the controlled heating in micro channel systems February 23, 2010
A method of controlled heating of a micro channel reactor structure (46, 48, 50) comprises providing a structure (b1, b2, B1, B2) defining a desired temperature profile. A preferred embodiment of a heating element structure comprises a pattern of areas of a material capable of providing
7553393 Method for covering a microfluidic assembly June 30, 2009
A method for covering a set of open microchannel structures which are fabricated on a planar surface made of plastics and which comprise two or more part areas that have different surface characteristics. The method comprises the steps of: a) providing the surface comprising the set of
7300199 Retaining microfluidic microcavity and other microfluidic structures November 27, 2007
A microfluidic device that comprises several microchannel structures in which there are an inlet port, an outlet port and there between a structural unit comprising a fluidic function. The structural unit can be selected amongst units enabling a) retaining of nl-aliquots comprising c
7295320 Detector arrangement based on surfaces plasmon resonance November 13, 2007
A detector arrangement, which comprises a rotatable microfluidic disc and a spectrophotometric detector unit. The arrangement is characterized in that the detector unit is based on surface plasmon resonance (SPR) and is capable of measuring an analyte within the detection microcavities,
7261859 Microanalysis device August 28, 2007
Microstructure for fluids provided in a rotatable disc (D) having a U-shaped volume-defining structure (7) connected at its base to an inlet arm of a U-shaped chamber (10).
7261858 Detector arrangement with rotary drive in an instrument for processing microscale liquid sample August 28, 2007
The invention relates to a detector arrangement in an instrument for analysis of discrete liquid sample volumes in the microliter and/or nanoliter range contained in microchannel structures that are present in a disc shaped microfluidic device. The suggested detector arrangement comp
7213339 Method of manufacturing a microscale nozzle May 8, 2007
Method of manufacturing a microscale nozzle, comprising the steps of forming a microscale channel in the top surface of a substrate, said microscale channel comprising an inlet end and a nozzle-end, depositing a nozzle-forming layer in a section of the microscale channel, and removing
7169360 Rotary drive in an instrument for processing microscale liquid sample volumes January 30, 2007
The invention relates to a rotary drive adapted for creating liquid flow in rotatable microfluidic discs. A rotary drive for spinning a disc shaped substrate having microfluidic structures formed therein for the flow control of microliter and/or nanoliter volumes of liquid by centrif
6992278 Homing process January 31, 2006
The present invention relates to a method for determining a home position by means of a home position mark on a special microfluidic device type used in a microfluidic system. The method for determining a home position by means of a home position mark on a microfluidic device used in a
6992181 DNA isolation method January 31, 2006
Disclosed is a method and apparatus for the isolation of DNA or cell nuclei or a mixture thereof from cell samples in a CD device. The method includes treating a suspension of whole cells with a lysis reagent so as to lyse the cytoplasmic membrane and at least some of the nuclear mem
6990290 Device for thermal cycling January 24, 2006
An apparatus for performing temperature cycling, comprising a micro channel reactor structure (46, 48, 50), and having a heating structure (b1, b2, B1, B2) defining a desired temperature profile. A preferred embodiment of a heating element structure comprises a pattern of areas of a
6985672 Device and method for the controlled heating in micro channel systems January 10, 2006
A method of controlled heating of a micro channel reactor structure (46, 48, 50) comprises providing a structure (b1, b2, B1, B2) defining a desired temperature profile. A preferred embodiment of a heating element structure comprises a pattern of areas of a material capable of providing
6967101 Surface and its manufacture and uses November 22, 2005
A method for rendering a surface covered by a plastic material more hydrophilic by treatment with a gas plasma non-polymerizable gas. The method is characterized in that the intensity of the plasma is selected so that the surface becomes permanently more hydrophilic. Also disclosed is a
6955738 Microfluidic devices with new inner surfaces October 18, 2005
A microfluidic disc having one or more enclosed microchannel structures, and the microchannel structures are intended to be used for transport of transporting liquids. The device is characterized in that at least a part of the inner walls of each of one or more microchannel structures ar
6919058 Retaining microfluidic microcavity and other microfluidic structures July 19, 2005
A microfluidic device that comprises several microchannel structures in which there are an inlet port, an outlet port and there between a structural unit comprising a fluidic function. The structural unit can be selected amongst units enabling a) retaining of nl-aliquots comprising c
6884395 Integrated microfluidic disc April 26, 2005
Disclosed is a method for performing the steps of nucleic acid template purification, a thermocycling reaction and purification of the products of the thermocycling reaction characterised in that the steps take place sequentially in a microfluidic disc. Also disclosed is a microstructure
6884370 Matrix and method of producing said matrix April 26, 2005
The invention relates to a matrix suitable for use in the replication of a plastic element having a positive microstructure, comprising a first wear-resistant layer that is supported by a carrier element, wherein the matrix comprises a heating means for supplying electrical heat energy
6878555 Method and instrumentation for micro dispensation of droplets April 12, 2005
A method for dispensing droplets of a liquid to a microsystem in the form of a disc comprising a target area (TA.sup.0 I) in its surface, said disc preferably being a microfluidic disc comprising a microchannel structure with an inlet port that is a target area (TA.sup.0 I). The method i
6852851 DNA isolation method February 8, 2005
Disclosed is a method and apparatus for the isolation of DNA or cell nuclei or a mixture thereof from cell samples in a CD device. The method includes treating a suspension of whole cells with a lysis reagent so as to lyse the cytoplasmic membrane and at least some of the nuclear membran
6812457 Microfluidic system November 2, 2004
The present invention relates to a method for presenting an analyte of a liquid sample as an MS-analyte to a mass spectrometer. More particularly, the method comprises the steps of applying a liquid sample containing the analyte to a sample inlet port of a microchannel structure of a
6812456 Microfluidic system (EDI) November 2, 2004
A microfluidic device in form of a disc comprising an MS-port for presentation of an MS-analyte to an EDI-MS apparatus, said MS-port is a part of a microchannel structure (I) comprising an inlet port for a sample, and comprises an EDI-area having a conductive layer (I) and an EDI-sur
6811736 Method of producing a plastic product and an arrangement for moulding plastic products utilised November 2, 2004
A method of producing a plastic product having a microstructured surface (3a), utilizing an arrangement for moulding plastic products. Said arrangement has at least two mould parts (2, 3) movable towards and away from each other, a predetermined volume of a viscous polymerizable plastic
6728644 Method editor April 27, 2004
The invention can be described as a Method Handler (MH), which consists of several parts used to check and create different methods for microfluidic instruments. The part that creates methods can be called the Method Editor (ME). It is used to create a scheme of operations that together
6717136 Microfludic system (EDI) April 6, 2004
A microfluidic device comprising an MS-analyte presentation unit for a EDI-MS apparatus, said unit comprising an essentially planar support plate which on one side has one, two or more ports (MS-ports) comprising an area (EDI area) for presenting the MS-analyte to a mass spectrometer. Th
6653625 Microfluidic system (MS) November 25, 2003
The present invention relates to a method for presenting an analyte of a liquid sample as an MS-analyte to a mass spectrometer. More particularly, the method comprises the steps of applying a liquid sample containing the analyte to a sample inlet port of a microchannel structure of a
6632656 Microfabricated apparatus for cell based assays October 14, 2003
Apparatus and methods are provided for performing cell growth and cell based assays in a liquid medium. The apparatus comprises a base plate supporting a plurality of micro-channel elements, each micro-channel element comprising a cell growth chamber, an inlet channel for supplying l
6620478 Circular disk containing microchannel/microcavity structures September 16, 2003
The present invention relates to a circular disk, comprising two material layers that are joined together, wherein said disk contains microfluidic structures formed of a channel and/or cavity system defined between the two material layers, the recesses which correspond to the channels an
6322682 Method for the capillary electrophoresis of nucleic acids, proteins and low molecular charged co November 27, 2001
A method of capillary electrophoresis utilizing a capillary tube made up of hydrophobic plastics, charactarized in that the inner surface of said capillary is coated with a hydrophilic polymer comprising a polyhydroxy polymer exhibiting groups --B--R, where R is a hydrocarbyl group and B

 
 
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