ACEA BIOSCIENCES, INC.
|ACEA BIOSCIENCES, INC. Patent applications|
|Patent application number||Title||Published|
|20130123136||REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC CELL SENSING SYSTEM AND APPLICATIONS FOR CYTOTOXICITY PROFILING AND COMPOUND ASSAYS - A method of performing an assay of a response of two or more cell types to a test compound, including: providing a device for monitoring cell-substrate impedance, adding at least two different cell types to the device; adding at least one test compound to form at least two test compound wells; providing at least two control wells; monitoring impedance of the at least two test compound wells and of the at least two control wells at three or more time points after adding the at least one test compound; and analyzing measured impedance from the at least two test compound wells and from the at least two control wells at the three or more time points to obtain information on the response of the different cell types to the at least one test compound.||05-16-2013|
|20130100443||DEVICE FOR SPLITTING LIGHT INTO COMPONENTS HAVING DIFFERENT WAVELENGTH RANGES AND METHODS OF USE - A prism including a substrate faceted to provide a plurality of flat surfaces, wherein at least two of the plurality of surfaces, each including a filter coating, form at least two filter surfaces, wherein each filter surface selectively permits passage of a predetermined wavelength and reflects remaining wavelengths along an optical path towards another of the plurality of surfaces, optionally another filter surface, wherein an angle of incidence of each of the plurality of surfaces along the optical path is equal or nearly equal. An apparatus incorporating the prism and its use for splitting a light spectrum into a plurality of wavelengths or wavelength ranges.||04-25-2013|
|20120225424||Device and Method for Electroporation-Based Delivery of Molecules Into Cells and Dynamic Monitoring of Cell Responses - The present invention includes devices and methods for transfecting a cell or cell population and dynamic monitoring of cellular events. A variety of microelectronic devices are provide that incorporate functions such as electroporation, modulation of a transmembrane potential and dynamic monitoring of cellular functions and mechanisms.||09-06-2012|
|20110300569||DATA ANALYSIS OF IMPEDANCE-BASED CARDIOMYOCYTE-BEATING SIGNALS AS DETECTED ON REAL-TIME CELL ANALYSIS (RTCA) CARDIO INSTRUMENTS - A method of determining one or more beating parameters for use in cardiomyocyte beating analysis including: providing a cell analysis device including wells, each well including a sensor capable of monitoring beating of cardiomyoctes in millisecond time resolution; adding cardiomyocytes to the wells; monitoring the beating of the cardiomyocytes in millisecond time resolution to obtain a plurality of beating measurements; and calculating one or more beating parameters from the plurality of beating measurements.||12-08-2011|
|20110117542||REAL TIME ELECTRONIC CELL SENSING SYSTEM AND APPLICATIONS FOR CYTOTOXICITY PROFILING AND COMPOUND ASSAYS - The invention provides methods of investigating a mechanism of action of a compound, which includes providing a device for monitoring cell-substrate impedance; attaching the device to an impedance analyzer; adding cells to two or more wells; adding a test compound to at least one of the wells and providing at least one control well; monitoring impedance of the wells to obtain a series of impedance measurements; plotting impedance measurements to obtain impedance curves and comparing the impedance curves to determine a time frame at which the test compound has a significant effect on cell growth or behavior. Determining the time frame provides information on changes in cell status in response to the test compound, including cell attachment or adhesion status, cell growth or proliferation status, the number of viable or dead cells, cytoskeletal organization or structure, and the number of cells going through apoptosis or necrosis.||05-19-2011|
|20100191016||SYNTHETIC PROCESS FOR ANTICANCER DRUG FLUORAPACIN AND TRISULFIDE DERIVATEVES - The invention provides a synthetic and manufacturing process for the preparation of the anticancer drug, fluorapacin, bis(4-fluorobenzyl)trisulfide, and related trisulfide derivatives on large scale. Also provided are processes for the purification and isolation of fluorapacin having high purity and improved stability.||07-29-2010|
|20090205201||Impedance Based Devices and Methods for Use in Assays - A device for detecting cells and/or molecules on an electrode surface is disclosed. The device detects cells and/or molecules through measurement of impedance changes resulting from the cells and/or molecules. A disclosed embodiment of the device includes a substrate having two opposing ends along a longitudinal axis. A plurality of electrode arrays are positioned on the substrate. Each electrode array includes at least two electrodes, and each electrode is separated from at least one adjacent electrode in the electrode array by an expanse of non-conductive material. The electrode has a width at its widest point of more than about 1.5 and less than about 10 times the width of the expanse of non-conductive material. The device also includes electrically conductive traces extending substantially longitudinally to one of the two opposing ends of the substrate without intersecting another trace. Each trace is in electrical communication with at least one of the electrode arrays.||08-20-2009|
|20090192146||SUBSTITUTED ORGANOSULFUR COMPOUNDS AND METHODS OF USING THEREOF - The present invention provides substituted di-, tri-, tetra- and penta-sulfide compounds and compositions, and methods of using the same for the treatment and/or prevention of a cell proliferative disorder. The present invention also provides methods for preparing trisulfide compounds and compositions.||07-30-2009|
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