Injection molding a plastic assay cuvette having low birefringence

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PATENT NO 5376313
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07915162

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A plastic assay cuvette having the desired optical properties for the analysis of a test sample or reaction mixture thereof, and a method for making such plastic assay cuvette, are described. The optical properties of the plastic assay cuvette are substantially the same as the optical properties of glass wherein low birefringence throughout the optical read region thereof is provided. When used for the analysis of a test sample or reaction mixture thereof, such as in fluorescence polarization assays and absorbance assays, the plastic assay cuvette provides accurate and reproducible results while, at the same time, provides a low-cost disposable assay cuvette which can be used in place of conventional glass assay cuvettes.

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ABBOTT LABORATORIESABBOTT PARK, IL, US942

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Clark, Frederic L Plano, TX 14 846
Clift, Gilbert Mesquite, TX 10 641
Hendrick, Kendall B Southlake, TX 21 898
Kanewske, III William J Dallas, TX 14 852
Lagocki, Peter A Park Ridge, IL 11 653
Martin, Richard R Irving, TX 36 1346
Mitchell, James E Lake Barrington, IL 34 990
Moore, Larry E Plano, TX 34 437
Pennington, Charles D Lake Zurich, IL 13 754
Smith, B Jane Vernon Hills, IL 11 742
Tayi, Apparao Grayslake, IL 12 878
Vaught, James A Euless, TX 11 683
Vickstrom, Richard L Algonquin, IL 7 273
Walker, Edna S Chicago, IL 9 643
Yost, David A Poolesville, MD 21 997

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