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Capillary electrophoresis-electrochemical detection microchip device and supporting circuits

United States Patent

March 18, 2008
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The present invention is a capillary electrophoresis device, comprising a substrate; a first channel in the substrate, and having a buffer arm and a detection arm; a second channel in the substrate intersecting the first channel, and having a sample arm and a waste arm; a buffer reservoir in fluid communication with the buffer arm; a waste reservoir in fluid communication with the waste arm; a sample reservoir in fluid communication with the sample arm; and a detection reservoir in fluid communication with the detection arm. The detection arm and the buffer arm are of substantially equal length.
Jackson; Douglas J. (New Albany, IN), Roussel, Jr.; Thomas J. (Louisville, KY), Crain; Mark M. (Georgetown, IN), Baldwin; Richard P. (Louisville, KY), Keynton; Robert S. (Louisville, KY), Naber; John F. (Prospect, KY), Walsh; Kevin M. (Louisville, KY), Edelen; John. G. (Versailles, KY)
The University of Louisville Research Foundation (Louisville, KY)
10/ 364,658
February 10, 2003
FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT The subject matter of this application may in part have been funded by National Science Foundation XYZ Lab-on-a-chip Grant # 9980831 and Department of Energy Grant # 4-64111-01. The government may have certain rights in this invention.