Cells being compressed in microfluidic device

Cells being compressed in microfluidic device

Image taken from a video shows cells moving across “speed bump” barriers in a microfluidic device. The resulting collisions compress fluid from the cells, reducing their volume. When the cells refill themselves, they can suck up therapeutic macromolecules and genes from their surroundings.

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Research, Biotechnology, Health, Bioengineering, Genetics, Life Sciences and Biology
cell membrane, Microfluidic Device, macromolecules
  • Created By: John Toon
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  • Created On: Apr 30, 2018 - 1:18pm
  • Last Updated: Apr 30, 2018 - 1:18pm