Slide stainer with heating

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United States of America Patent

APP PUB NO 20040191128A1
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10823368

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A microscope slide stainer includes a platform that supports a plurality of microscope slides. The platform includes surface areas, heated by resistive heaters, under the microscope slides. A liquid dispenser is located above the platform and the dispenser and platform are adapted for relative movement with respect to each other. The dispenser dispenses liquid reagents onto a slide bearing a biological sample.

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DAKO DENMARK A/SGLOSTRUP107

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Bogen, Steven A Sharon, MA 25 1392
Loeffler, Herbert H Arlington, MA 34 1779

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