Methods and apparatus to capture and release microbe particles using amino-functionalized silica

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Description

Methods and apparatus to capture and release microbe particles using amino-functionalized silica substrates are described. An example apparatus adapted to capture a microbe particle includes a silica substrate and a positively charged material to at least partially coat the silica substrate. The positive charged material includes an aminopropyl functional group.

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Attribute NameValues
Title
  • Methods and apparatus to capture and release microbe particles using amino-functionalized silica

Patent Number
  • US 7960180 B2

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Inventor
  • Hsueh-Chia Chang

  • Zilin Chen

  • Fu-Chih Hsu

  • David Battigelli

Inventor From Local Institution
  • Hsueh-Chia Chang

Other Application
  • 12/033,705

Prior Publication Date
  • 2008-10-02

Prior Publication Number
  • US 20080237134 A1

Claims
  • 55

Classification (US Patent)
  • 436/161; 435/5; 436/63;

Cooperative Patent Classification codes
  • B01D 15/00 (20130101); B01D 15/08 (20130101); B01J 20/103 (20130101); B01J 20/20 (20130101); B01J 20/3242 (20130101); B01J 20/3217 (20130101); B01J 20/3257 (20130101); B01J 20/3272 (20130101); B01J 20/3433 (20130101); B01J 20/3475 (20130101); B01J 20/3425 (20130101); B01J 20/3204 (20130101); B01J 2220/42 (20130101); B01J 2220/58 (20130101)

International Patent Classification codes
  • G01N 30/02 (20060101)

Language
  • eng

Date Issued
  • 2011-06-14

Publisher
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

Assignee
  • University of Notre Dame Du Lac

  • Scientific Methods, Inc. (Granger, IN)

Access Rights Open Access
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