(19) United States
(12) Patent Application Publication (io) Pub. No.: US 2004/0018642 Al
Huang (43) Pub. Date: Jan. 29,2004
(54) COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR CAPTURING, ISOLATING, DETECTING, ANALYZING AND QUANTIFYING MACROMOLECULES
(75) Inventor: Chin-Shiou Huang, San Mateo, CA (US)
COOLEY GODWARD, LLP
3000 EL CAMINO REAL
5 PALO ALTO SQUARE
PALO ALTO, CA 94306 (US)
Related U.S. Application Data
(62) Division of application No. 09/895,643, filed on Jun. 28, 2001, which is a division of application No. 09/507,300, filed on Feb. 18, 2000, now Pat. No. 6,458,599.
(51) Int. CI.7 G01N 33/543
(52) U.S. C I 436/518
The present invention provides imprint compositions useful for capturing, isolating, detecting and/or quantifying macromolecules in a sample, methods of making and using the same. Generally, the imprint compositions comprise a matrix material defining an imprint of a template molecule, and the template molecule typically corresponds to a portion of a macromolecule of interest.