US Patent 5,458,749
United States Patent and Trademark Office
University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA, US)
A process and apparatus are described herein which provide for the automated processing of electrophoresed gels having biological material thereon within a single processing chamber. The described apparatus is implemented by control sequencing software to stain process electrophoretic gels by contact with a series of recirculated solutions including fixing, rinsing, staining, and developing solutions.
Stone, Edwin M. and Nichols, Brian E. Device and process for staining electrophoretic gels. US Patent 5,458,749 filed May 02, 1994 and issued October 17, 1995. https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/140