Automated molecular pathology apparatus having independent slide heaters

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PATENT NO 6582962
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09690296

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Apparatus and methods for automatically staining or treating multiple tissue samples mounted on microscope slides are provided. Individualized slide temperature control is accomplished by the heating system according to the present invention that has thermal platforms radially mounted to the carousel for heating the slides and sensing the temperature of each. The heating system also permits automated de-waxing if necessary.

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VENTANA MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC.TUCSON, AZ188

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Christensen, Kimberly Tucson, AZ 17 832
Lemme, Charles D Tucson, AZ 38 1713
Macrea, Ethel R Tucson, AZ 7 600
Richards, William Tucson, AZ 44 1239

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