ApoStream®, a New Dielectrophoresis-Based Cell Separation Device for Antibody Independent Isolation of Circulating Tumor Cells

Gupta, Vishal ;   Balasubramanian, Priya ;   Menachery, Anoop ;   Hasegawa, Dave ;   Pethig, Ronald ;   Kinders, Robert ;   Davis, Darren

Tags Microfluidics in biological applicationsBiolelectric sensors and sensor systemsMicrofluidic techniques, methods and systems

Detection of circulating tumor cells (CTCs) from blood is used to monitor metastatic disease progression and guide cancer therapy....

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Cell-Drived Nanovesicles for RNA Devlivery

Park, Jaesung

Tags Bio-nano technologyMicro- and nano-technologyMicrofluidic techniques, methods and systems

We propose a system that can be used to make nanovesicles by using sharp blades to slice living cells. We use conventional MEMS technology to...

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Contactless Dielectrophoresis Device for High Throughput Separation of Tumor Initiating Cells

Cemazar, Jaka ;   Anders, Lisa ;   Cramer, Scott ;   Davalos, Rafael

Tags Microfluidics in biological applicationsMicrofluidic techniques, methods and systems

Traditionally iDEP/cDEP devices contain large 100-250 µm insulating pillars to distort the electric field creating the non-uniformities needed to...

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Differential Stickiness for Microfluidic-Based Separation of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells

Singh, Ankur

Tags Microfluidic techniques, methods and systemsMicrofluidics in biological applicationsBio-nano technology

Generation of human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSCs) from somatic fibroblasts using reprogramming factors is a promising strategy to...

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Synthetic Micromechanical Tools for Mechanobiology Studies of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells

Fu, Jianping

Tags Micro- and nano-technologyMicrototal analysis and lab-on-chip systemsMicrofluidics in biological applications

Our understanding of the intrinsic mechanosensitive properties of human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs), in particular the effects that the...

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