Patents & Publications
Patents
The Company has been awarded five U.S. patents and corresponding worldwide patents covering broad-based detection technology and kits using microorganisms as nanosensors. Additional U.S. and foreign patent applications have been filed for further protection of the Company's novel intellectual property.
U.S. Patent Application No. 62/044,603 Sept. 2, 2014, Fiber-based fluorescence amplification by increasing the quantum efficiency of excitation (Patent pending).
U.S. Patent Application No. 61/518,535 May 9, 2011, System for detecting and enumerating biological particles (Patent pending).
U.S. Patent Application No. 11/708,829 June 28, 2010, Phenotypic engineering of spores (Patent pending).
U.S. Patent Application No. 61/339,377 March 3, 2010, Method and Apparatus for Rapid Readout of Biological Indicators (Patent pending).
U.S. Patent No. 6,596,496 March 29, 2005, Analytical system based upon spore germination.
U.S. Patent No. 6,596,496 June 10, 2003, Analytical system based on spore germination.
U.S. Patent No. 6,228,574 May 8, 2001, Analytical system.
U.S. Patent No. 5,792,617 Aug. 11, 1998, Cell proliferation-based amplified detection of analytes.
U.S. Patent No. 5,472,846 Dec. 5, 1995, Test kit and method for amplification and detection of antigen cells.

 

 Publications
Title:
Constructing Fluorogenic Bacillus Spores (F-Spores) via Hydrophobic Decoration of Coat Proteins
Author:
Linda Ferencko and Boris Rotman
Source:
PLoS ONE, 5, e9283, 2010 - Available here
Title:
Esterase Activity as a Novel Parameter for Measuring Spore Germination in Bacillus anthracis.
Author:
Linda Ferencko, Mindy A. Cote, and Boris Rotman
Source:
Biochem. Biophys. Res. Comm., vol. 319, p. 854-858, 2004.
Title:
Application of a Real-time Biosensor to Detect Bacteria in Platelet Concentrates
Author:
Boris Rotman and Mindy A. Cote
Source:
Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, vol. 300, p.197-200, 2003.
Title:
Biosensor may provide rapid diagnosis of bacterial invasion
Author:
Dale Ott
Source:
Biophotonics International, May 2002, p. 33.
Title:
Bacterial Detectives
Author:
Bob Sinclair
Source:
The Scientist, vol. 15, No. 9, p.24, 2001.
Title:
Using Living Spores for Real-time Biosensing BCR Technologies Detects and Identifies Single Bacterial Cells
Author:
Boris Rotman
Source:
Genetic Engineering News, vol. 21, No. 21, p. 65, December 2001.
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News
Apr 18, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: boris123

 

Chandler, Arizona, April 18, 2017

        Taking sterility testing to higher levels, BCR Corp. offers a remarkably simple and rapid Biological Indicator (BI) containing spores of heat-resistant bacteria.

        The BCR-30-min BI™ is the first rapid BI that perfectly matches CDC’s definition of an ideal monitoring system.

 

 

Oct 29, 2014
Category: General
Posted by: boris123

Simple Technology Could Reduce Cost of Fluorescence-based Instrumentation by More than Five-fold


Jan 14, 2011
Category: General
Posted by: boris123

BCR Diagnostics relocates to Chandler, Arizona

Nov 8, 2010
Category: General
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BCR Diagnostics awarded $204,630 grant under Qualifying Therapeutic Discovery Project (QTDP) program

Jun 16, 2006
Category: General
Posted by: boris123

BCR Corporation Presents An Innovative Breakthrough Biosensor Platform at National Institutes of Health "Life Sciences Showcase"