Patent Number: 6,617,136

Title: Biological sample processing methods and compositions that include surfactants

Abstract: Compositions containing a near-IR dye and greater than about 0.5 wt-% of a surfactant selected from the group of a nonionic surfactant, a zwitterionic surfactant, and a mixture thereof, and methods for processing sample materials.

Inventors: Parthasarathy; Ranjani V. (Woodbury, MN), Rajagopal; Raj (Woodbury, MN), Bedingham; William (Woodbury, MN), Dirksen; Michael D. (Stillwater, MN), Larson; Christopher J. (Roseville, MN), Menon; Vinod P. (Woodbury, MN)

Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company

International Classification: C07H 21/02 (20060101); C07H 21/00 (20060101); C07H 19/00 (20060101); C07H 19/04 (20060101); C09B 23/00 (20060101); C12P 19/34 (20060101); C12N 9/96 (20060101); C12Q 1/68 (20060101); C12P 19/00 (20060101); C12N 9/22 (20060101); C12N 15/09 (20060101); C12P 019/34 (); C12Q 001/68 (); C07H 019/04 ()

Expiration Date: 09/09/2020