Chemical analysis apparatus

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PATENT NO 4855109
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07012693

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A chemical analysis apparatus comprises a slide loading section for holding chemical analysis slides, a section for applying a sample material to the chemical analysis slide, and an incubator provided with housing compartments for housing the chemical analysis slides side by side in a transverse direction on the same plane. The apparatus also comprises a read-out head slideable in the transverse direction and disposed to face the chemical analysis slide housed in the housing compartment via a readout opening formed in each housing compartment, thereby emitting light to the chemical analysis slide and measuring the reflection optical density thereof. A conveyance and feed-in system is disposed for conveying the chemical analysis slide held at the slide loading section to the sample applying section, conveying the chemical analysis slide having a reagent layer with the sample material applied thereon to a position facing an inlet opening of the housing compartment, and then feeding the chemical analysis slide into the housing compartment from the inlet opening thereof.

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FUJI PHOTO FILM CO., LTD.KANAGAWA4892

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Arai, Fuminori Saitama, JP 36 738
Hirai, Kikuo Saitama, JP 6 170
Iwata, Yuzo Saitama, JP 4 159
Muraishi, Katsuaki Kanagawa, JP 37 426
Yaginuma, Nakatsugu Saitama, JP 4 144

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