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Low-loss storage system for liquid slurries of small particles

United States Patent Application

20080025871
A1
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A system for maintaining a liquid slurry of microbeads for use in biological or chemical analysis comprising providing a flexible bag and filling the flexible bag with a slurry of a liquid and microbeads. One embodiment is an apparatus for maintaining liquid slurries of particles for use in biological or chemical analysis comprising a bag, a liquid contained within the bag, and particles contained within the liquid in the bag.
Dzenitis, John M. (Danville, CA), Hindson, Benjamin J. (Belmont, AU), Makarewicz, Anthony J. (Livermore, CA), Benett, William J. (Livermore, CA), Mason, Aaron M. (Wilmington, MA), Haigh, Paul B. (Wilmington, MA)
The Regents of the University of California
11/ 495,952
July 27, 2006
[0001] The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. W-7405-ENG-48 between the United States Department of Energy and the University of California for the operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.