A microfludic chip and a method for the manufacture of a microfludic chip

Tiina Maaninen (Inventor), Annukka Kokkonen (Inventor), Marika Kurkinen (Inventor), Sanna Aikio (Inventor)

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Abstract

A novel microfluidic chip is proposed for performing a chemical or biochemicaltest in a metered reaction volume (32). The microfluidic chip (100) has a body (200) which defines an inner flow volume. An inlet (10) has been provided to the body (200) for connecting the inner flow volume to the ambient space. A waste channel (20) forms part of the inner flow volume and is in fluid communication with the inlet (10). A sample channel (30) also forms part of the inner flow volume and is in fluid communication with the inlet (10). The sample channel (30) includes a first hydrophobic stop (61)and a second hydrophobic stop (62) at a distance from the first hydrophobic stop (61) so as to provide a metered reaction volume (32) there between. An expelling channel (40) is in fluid communication with the metered reaction volume (32) of the sample channel (30) through the first hydrophobic stop (61). A sample reservoir (51) is in fluid communication with the metered reaction volume (32) of the sample channel (30) through the second hydrophobic stop (62).

Original languageEnglish
Patent numberWO2019002678
IPCG01N 35/ 00 A I
Priority date30/06/17
Publication statusPublished - 3 Jan 2019
MoE publication typeNot Eligible

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IPC No.: G01N 35/ 00 A I. Patent No.: WO2019002678.

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