On-chip cell manipulation by magnetically modified soft microactuators

Yoko Yamanishi, Shinya Sakuma, Fumihito Arai

研究成果: Conference contribution

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抄録

We have developed magnetically modified polymeric soft microactuators in microchip as replacement of conventional manual cell manipulations such as pipetting and centrifugation. In the past papers [1] we have reported novel magnetically driven polymeric microtools for non-intrusive and no contamination experiments on a chip. The main features of them were 1. fabrication of any shape, 2. soft (harmless to cellls) 3. no stiction and 4. mass production at low cost enabling disposability. For the current research, we have demonstrated manipulation of oocyte with produced novel soft microactuators. These magnetic microtools provide a number of functions such as microvalve and microrotor. The potential impact of this technology includes sample preparations, selection and separation, loading and immobilization, genetic operation, tracking, mixing and reaction techniques into portable microfluidic labs-on-a-chip, culture systems.

本文言語English
ホスト出版物のタイトル2008 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2008
ページ899-904
ページ数6
DOI
出版ステータスPublished - 2008
イベント2008 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2008 - Pasadena, CA, United States
継続期間: 2008 5 192008 5 23

出版物シリーズ

名前Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation
ISSN(印刷版)1050-4729

Other

Other2008 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2008
CountryUnited States
CityPasadena, CA
Period08/5/1908/5/23

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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