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|1. (WO2018136752) METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR PERFUSION AND ENVIRONMENT CONTROL OF MICROPLATE LABWARE|
|Applicants:||ESSEN INSTRUMENTS, INC. D.B.A. ESSEN BIOSCIENCE, INC.
|Inventors:||SCHROEDER, Kirk, S.
NEAGLE, Bradley, D.
|Title:||METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR PERFUSION AND ENVIRONMENT CONTROL OF MICROPLATE LABWARE|
Systems, methods, and apparatuses of controlling fluid flow are disclosed. An apparatus includes a first microplate having a first open portion and defining one or more first wells therein, a second microplate having a second open portion and defining one or more second wells therein, and a pneumatic lid constructed of styrene ethylene butylene styrene (SEBS). The pneumatic lid extends over the first open portion and the second open portion and includes one or more microfluidic channels that fluidly couple the one or more first wells to the one or more second wells. The pneumatic lid provides an airtight seal over the first microplate and the second microplate.