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SPECTRALLY ENCODED MICROBEADS AND METHODS AND DEVICES FOR MAKING AND USING SAME

United States Patent Application

20150192518
A1
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Spectrally encoded microbeads and methods and devices for making and using spectrally encoded microbeads are provided. The disclosed methods and devices facilitate the preparation and use of microbeads containing multiple lanthanide nanoparticles, which microbeads have uniquely identifiable spectral codes. The disclosed microbeads, and the methods and devices for making and using same, find use in multiplexing and high-throughput biomarker analysis.
Baxter, Brian Cullen (Santa Clara, CA), Derisi, Joseph L. (San Francisco, CA), Fordyce, Polly M. (San Francisco, CA), Gerver, Rachel E. (Oakland, CA), G mez-Sjoberg, Rafael (Menlo Park, CA), Helms, Brett A. (San Francisco, CA), Thorn, Kurt S. (San Francisco, CA), Zuckermann, Ronald N. (El Cerrito, CA)
14/ 420,320
September 22, 2013
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH [0002] The invention was made with government support under Grant No. DE-AC02-05CH11231 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.