Automated high-throughput cell microsurgery on-chip

Kwanghun Chung, Hang Lu

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Laser cell kill is an established tool for studying cells' roles during development and behavior, but its use has been limited due to the manual and low-throughput nature. We demonstrate here a technique combining multiplexing microfluidic manipulation of Caenorhabditis elegans and software for image processing and automation, allowing for high-throughput cell ablations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2764-2766
Number of pages3
JournalLab on a chip
Issue number19
Publication statusPublished - 2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Bioengineering
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biomedical Engineering


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