Microfluidic immunoassay for alveolar cell released interleukin-8 using a braille display for computer-controlled fluid actuation

Y. Kamotani, W. Gu, N. Futai, S. Takayama

研究成果: Conference contribution

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抄録

We have developed a self-contained, connectorless, automated microfluidic immunoassay system to detect and quantify levels of Interleukin (IL)-8, an important cytokine involved in the inflammatory response. In our microfluidic system, liquid flow is controlled using the pins of a commercially available, refreshable Braille display that act as small mechanical actuators. The successful development of such a microsystem will prove beneficial in both the early diagnosis and treatment of various disease states. Integration of the microfluidic immunoassay system with cell culture can provide a novel, self-contained device to analyze the by-products of chemically stimulated cells in a controlled microenvironment.

本文言語English
ホスト出版物のタイトルProceedings of 2006 International Conference on Microtechnologies in Medicine and Biology
ページ49-51
ページ数3
DOI
出版ステータスPublished - 2006 12 1
外部発表はい
イベント2006 International Conference on Microtechnologies in Medicine and Biology - Okinawa, Japan
継続期間: 2006 5 92006 5 12

出版物シリーズ

名前Proceedings of 2006 International Conference on Microtechnologies in Medicine and Biology

Conference

Conference2006 International Conference on Microtechnologies in Medicine and Biology
CountryJapan
CityOkinawa
Period06/5/906/5/12

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Medicine(all)

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