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Integrated biochip with continuous sampling and processing (CSP) system

United States Patent Application

20050074784
A1
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An integrated circuit based analyte detection system includes a plurality of bioprobe microarrays, each of the microarrays having a plurality of probe elements for combining with at least one target molecule. The probe elements generate an identifiable signal when combined with target molecules responsive to incident electromagnetic radiation. Structure is provided for translating the microarrays, allowing microarrays used by the system to be replaced by other microarrays. An integrated circuit microchip includes a plurality of detection channels to which the probe elements are brought into optical alignment.
Vo-Dinh, Tuan (Knoxville, TN)
10/ 680,046
October 7, 2003
[0001] The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC05-00OR22725 between the United States Department of Energy and UT-Battelle, LLC.