Bioreactor

- Heraeus Instruments GmbH

Description

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the bioreactor;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view of the bioreactor;

FIG. 3 is an elevational view of the front of the bioreactor;

FIG. 4 is an elevational view of the back of the bioreactor;

FIG. 5 is an elevational view of the right side of the bioreactor;

FIG. 6 is an elevational view of the left side of the bioreactor; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view of the bioreactor.

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Patent History

Patent number: D370263
Type: Grant
Filed: Oct 12, 1994
Date of Patent: May 28, 1996
Assignee: Heraeus Instruments GmbH (Hanau)
Inventors: Frank W. Falkenberg (Witten-Herbede), Hans-Otto Nagels (Bovenden), Heinz-Gerhard Kohn (Dransfeld)
Primary Examiner: Louis S. Zarfas
Assistant Examiner: I. Simmons
Law Firm: Workman Nydegger Seeley
Application Number: 0/29,637