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SYSTEM AND METHOD OF PRECONCENTRATING ANALYTES IN A MICROFLUIDIC DEVICE

United States Patent Application

20150041396
A1
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A method and system for preconcentrating analytes at a microvalve in a microfluidic device is disclosed. The system includes a sample channel loaded with a sample solution. The sample channel includes a semi-permeable membrane microvalve. An electric potential is applied at or across the microvalve to preconcentrate the sample solution when the microvalve is closed.
Kelly, Ryan T. (West Richlan, WA), Cong, Yongzheng (Richland, WA)
BATTELLE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE (Richland WA)
14/ 495,674
September 24, 2014
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT [0002] This invention was made with Government support under Contract DE-AC0576RLO1830 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.