History of Microtiter/Microplate

JAF at UNCVX1.OIT.UNC.EDU JAF at UNCVX1.OIT.UNC.EDU
Thu Jun 1 10:21:15 EST 1995


Microtiter plates were used for hemagglutination assays since the 60s or=20
before.
Hence the name microtiter plates.  They replaced doing the assays in test=
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tubes.
Jeff Frelinger


On Thu, 1 Jun 1995, Anton Scott Goustin wrote:

> Must be before 1980 at least...the multicluster plate was in use in the=
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> late 1970s in immunology labs for sure.  The originals were 6-well and=20
> 12-well...perhaps at the beginning of monoclonal antibody technologies. =
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> I do know that the =B5titer plate was around in 1980 when Eva Engvall=20
> invented the ELISA.  Perhaps she knows the answer.  You can reach her at=
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> the LaJolla Cancer Research Foundation in California: =20
> eengvall at ljcrf.edu.
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