Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
System, device and method for determining the concentration of an analyte










Image Number 15 for United States Patent #7236812.

There are many inventions described and illustrated herein. In one aspect, the present invention is a system, a device and a method for sensing the concentration of an analyte in a fluid (for example, a fluid sample) or matrix. The analyte may be glucose or other chemical of interest. The fluid or matrix may be, for example, the fluid or matrix in the body of an animal (for example, human), or any other suitable fluid or matrix in which it is desired to know the concentration of an analyte. In one embodiment, the invention is a system and/or device that includes one or more layers having a plurality of analyte-equivalents and mobile or fixed receptor molecules with specific binding sites for the analyte-equivalents and analytes under analysis (for example, glucose). The receptor molecules, when exposed to or in the presence of analyte (that resides, for example, in a fluid in an animal), bind with the analyte (or vice versa). As such, some or all (or substantially all) of the receptor molecules within a given layer may bind with the analyte, which results in a change in the optical properties of one or more of the layers. These layer(s) may be examined or interrogated, via optical techniques, whereby the optical response of the layers and/or, in particular, the substance within the layer(s), may be measured, evaluated and/or analyzed.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Apparatus and method for storing event information for an HVAC system
Method for improving the performance of browser-based, formula-driven parametric objects
Simplified algorithm for abnormal situation prevention in load following applications including plugged line diagnostics in a dynamic process
Community profiling for social media
Semiconductor IC including pulse generation logic circuit
Method of providing user-tailored entertainment experience at hospitality location and hospitality media system thereof
Managing and collaborating with digital content
  Randomly Featured Patents
Efficient address caching for packet telephony services
Mulcher
Sputtering apparatus
Frame jamb extrusion
Process for evaluating fertility of spermatozoa samples
Relational objects for the optimized management of fixed-content storage systems
Adaptive seek control for maximum performance with minimal filter corruption
Wheel
Autorack railcar structure
Devices for generating detectable polymers