Patent Number: 6,309,891

Title: Capillary printing systems

Abstract: The invention provides printing systems and methods for depositing small volumes of liquid on solid substrates. These systems and methods are useful with a wide variety of liquids and substrates and offer a wide variety of applications, including the deposition of arrays of analytes. In particular embodiments, the systems comprise a preservation device, a detachable ganged plurality of printing devices, and/or a wire bonding capillary.

Inventors: Shalon; Tidhar D. (Atherton, CA), Maurino; Joseph R. (Belmont, CA), Titsworth; Loren D. (Fremont, CA), Bevirt; JoeBen (Palo Alto, CA)

Assignee: Incyte Genomics, Inc.

International Classification: B01L 3/02 (20060101); B01L 3/00 (20060101); B01J 19/00 (20060101); G01N 35/00 (20060101); G01N 35/10 (20060101); B01L 003/02 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018