Method for rinsing a tissue sample mounted on a slide

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 5654199
SERIAL NO

08474359

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An automated immunostaining apparatus having a reagent application zone and a reagent supply zone. The apparatus has a carousel slide support (24) supporting a plurality of slide supports (26) thereon, and drive means (48) engaging the carousel slide support (24) for consecutively positioning each of a plurality of slide supports (26) in the reagent application zone. The apparatus also has a carousel reagent support (10) having a plurality of reagent container supports (11) thereon, and drive means (14) engaging the carousel for rotating the carousel and positioning a preselected reagent container support (11) in the reagent supply zone. The apparatus also has a reagent delivery actuator means (18) positioned for engaging a reagent container (12) positioned on a container support (11) in the reagent delivery zone and initiating reagent delivery from the reagent container (12) to a slide supported on a slide support (26) in the reagent receiving zone.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
VENTANA MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC.TUCSON, AZ192

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Copeland, Keith G Tucson, AZ 9 1185
Grogan, Thomas M Tucson, AZ 16 1216
Miller, Phillip C Tucson, AZ 17 1418
Richards, William L Tucson, AZ 22 1515
Showalter, Wayne A Tucson, AZ 10 1185

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