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Application Notes & Posters

Human Hepatic Stability Screening

Apricot Designs

In the early stages of drug discovery, hepatic stability screening is an important and widely used method to assess the metabolic stability as well as predict the in vivo hepatic clearance of new chemical entities.

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Assay Miniaturization into 1536 Well Microtiter Plates

Apricot Designs

Evaluate the use of the TPS-384 for Compounds plating in 1536 well microtiter plates

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Expanded Use of Microtainers Increases the Efficiency of Pharmacokinetic SampleProcurement, Preparation and Analysis by LC/MS/MS

Apricot Designs

Show a new and innovative way to collect, store, and prepare plasma samples using microtainers.

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Automation of a Microtiter Plate Based Hybridization Assay

QuantiScientifics, LLC

A manual hybridization assay, using column 1, wells A - H was performed across all 3 plates prior to evaluation of the Personal Pipettor system to validate and verify processes.

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Multiplex Immunoassay for Allergens Using Oligonucleotide Tethering

QuantiScientifics, LLC

Microplate-based multiplexed immunoassays are useful for the simultaneous measure of multiple analytes from a single sample in a single well.

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Oligonucleotide tethering of proteins for multiplex assay migration to mobile applications

QuantiScientifics, LLC

Protein microarrays formatted for multiplex immunoassay development evolved from the DNA microarray.

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Multiplex Cytokine Immunoassays using the A2® Multiplex IA Slide

QuantiScientifics, LLC

Cytokines are low molecular weight protein (8-30kDa) products of immune cells functioning as mediators and regulators of the immune processes.

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Anticipating the Logistics of Infectious & Neglected Diseases: The Sample Management & Automation Perspective

Institut Pasteur Korea

Establishes a validated protocol for using the PP-384 in BSL 1 & BSL 2+ environments across multiple projects and various infectious diseases.

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Apricot Designs Patent Overview

Patent number Legal status {pending, granted} Description Publication date
Pipette dispensing block US 6258324 B1 Granted Pipette dispensing block, improved piston seal and lift plate engagement and disengagement. 7/10/2001
Solid phase evaporator device US 64649443 B1 Granted Evaporator device for reducing liquid samples ...evaporate the diluent / leave behind residue for further testing. Positve, direct and controlled evaporation. 10/15/2002
Pipettor and externally sealed pipette tip US 6780381 B2 Granted Piston free pipettor and a self-aligning and self-sealing pipette tips. 8/24/2004
Pipettor and externally sealed pipette tip US 6793891 B2 Granted Piston free pipettor and a self-aligning and self-sealing pipette tips. 9/21/2004
Apparatus/method for using a tip collar on pipette tips providing structural rigidity US 8117925 B2 Granted Tip collar for pipette tips to provide structural rigidity of pipette tips for transportation and operation 2/21/2012