Reagent container and slide reaction retaining tray, and method of operation

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7767152
APP PUB NO 20060171857A1
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A sample, or slide, retaining tray includes a reagent reservoir, or recess, and a reaction chamber. A slide, or other sample container, can be positioned on the sample retaining tray as desired, with a tissue specimen face down, between a platen on the tray and the slide. A reagent from the reservoir is rendered flowable, such as by heating, and flows from the reservoir into the reaction chamber. Optionally, reagents or other fluids can be provided from above, by dripping onto a drip surface of the sample retaining tray, or below via an inlet port in the platen.

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SAKURA FINETEK U.S.A., INC.TORRANCE, CA35

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Bui, Xuan S Culver City, US 22 266
Stead, Ronald H Bowmanville, CA 3 81

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