Microtitration plate

  • US 8,728,415 B2
  • Filed: 05/24/2011
  • Issued: 05/20/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/22/2002
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A microtitration plate for use for automated polymerase chain reaction (PCR), comprising:

  • a frame (2) which has a plate (4) wherein the plate (4) has a multiplicity of holes (6

    ) molded of a polypropylene; and

    a multiplicity of thin-wall receptacles (3) having a wall thickness of from about 0.05 to about 0.25 mm at least in one wall portion, and made of identical same type of polypropylene as the frame (2) and the plate (4), with the receptacles (3) fixedly connected to the plate (4) at the holes (6

    ) by fusing to each other the identical type of polypropylene of the receptacles (3) and the plate (4) due to direct molding of the receptacles (3) to the plate (4), the receptacles (3) having receiving portions (9, 10, 11) protruding from the underside (8) of the plate (4), and are accessible from the upper surface (7) of the plate (4) through apertures (15), wherein the frame (2) and the receptacles (3) are composed of the identical type of polypropylene.

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