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Electrical manipulation of biological samples in glass-based electrofluidics fabricated by 3D femtosecond laser processing
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Paper Abstract

Electrical manipulation of biological samples using glass-based electrofluidics fabricated by femtosecond laser, in which the microfluidic structures are integrated with microelectric components, is presented. Electro-orientation of movement of living cells with asymmetric shapes such as Euglena gracilis of aquatic microorganisms in microfluidic channels is demonstrated using the fabricated electrofluidics. By integrating the properly designed microelectrodes into microfluidic channels, the orientation direction of Euglena cells can be well controlled.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 March 2014
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 8976, Microfluidics, BioMEMS, and Medical Microsystems XII, 89760J (6 March 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2038203
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Jian Xu, RIKEN (Japan)
Katsumi Midorikawa, RIKEN (Japan)
Koji Sugioka, RIKEN (Japan)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8976:
Microfluidics, BioMEMS, and Medical Microsystems XII
Bonnie L. Gray; Holger Becker, Editor(s)

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