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Modular microfluidic system for biological sample preparation

United States Patent

September 29, 2015
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A reconfigurable modular microfluidic system for preparation of a biological sample including a series of reconfigurable modules for automated sample preparation adapted to selectively include a) a microfluidic acoustic focusing filter module, b) a dielectrophoresis bacteria filter module, c) a dielectrophoresis virus filter module, d) an isotachophoresis nucleic acid filter module, e) a lyses module, and f) an isotachophoresis-based nucleic acid filter.
Rose; Klint A. (Alviso, CA), Mariella, Jr.; Raymond P. (Danville, CA), Bailey; Christopher G. (Pleasanton, CA), Ness; Kevin Dean (Pleasanton, CA)
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA)
12/ 943,677
November 10, 2010
STATEMENT AS TO RIGHTS TO INVENTIONS MADE UNDER FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC52-07NA27344 between the United States Department of Energy and Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC for the operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.