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A Microfluidic Device with Groove Patterns for Studying Cellular Behavior

DOI :

10.3791/270-v

August 30th, 2007

August 30th, 2007

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1Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Center for Biomedical Engineering, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital

We describe a protocol for the fabrication of microfluidic devices that can enable cell capture and culture. In this approach patterned microstructures such as grooves within microfluidic channels are used to create low shear stress regions within which cell can dock.

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