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Biomicrofluidics publishes research highlighting fundamental physiochemical mechanisms associated with microfluidic and nanofluidic phenomena as well as novel microfluidic and nanofluidic techniques for diagnostic, medical, biological, pharmaceutical, environmental, and chemical applications.
| April 27 2023
Microbial stir bars: Light-activated rotation of tethered bacterial cells to enhance mixing in stagnant fluids
Jyoti P. Gurung, Moein Navvab Kashani et al.
Microfluidics devices are gaining significant interest in biomedical applications. However, in a micron-scale device, reaction speed is often limited by the slow rate of diffusion of the reagents. ...
| January 03 2023
3D collagen microchamber arrays for combined chemotherapy effect evaluation on cancer cell numbers and migration
Jingru Yao, Guoqiang Li et al.
Breast cancer metastasis involves complex mechanisms, particularly when patients are undergoing chemotherapy. In tissues, tumor cells encounter cell–cell interactions, cell–microenvironment ...
| December 05 2022
Shital Yadav, Pratik Tawade et al.
Microfluidic concentration gradient generators are useful in drug testing, drug screening, and other cellular applications to avoid manual errors, save time, and labor. However, expensive fabrication ...
| October 27 2022
Yiming Qiao, Zixue Ma et al.
We have determined the susceptibility of T4 DNA (166 kilobase pairs, kbp) to fragmentation under steady shear in a cone-and-plate rheometer. After shearing for at least 30 min at a shear rate of ...
| October 26 2021
High-throughput deterministic pairing and coculturing of single cells in a microwell array using combined hydrodynamic and recirculation flow captures
Lei Fan, Zhangyan Guan et al.
Single-cell level coculture facilitates the study of cellular interactions for uncovering unknown physiological mechanisms, which are crucial for the development of new therapies for diseases. ...
| March 30 2021
Recent developments in microfluidic synthesis of artificial cell-like polymersomes and liposomes for functional bioreactors
Hanjin Seo, Hyomin Lee
Recent advances in droplet microfluidics have led to the fabrication of versatile vesicles with a structure that mimics the cellular membrane. These artificial cell-like vesicles including ...
| May 25 2023
Mark S. Anderson
The lateral force separation of long chain biomolecules is demonstrated using an atomic force microscope (AFM). This is achieved by using an AFM tip to pull molecules away from the edge of a ...
| May 09 2023
Manipulating the transport and assembly of colloidal particles to form segregated bands or ordered supracolloidal structures plays an important role in many aspects of science and technology, from ...
| May 09 2023
Wall shear gradient dependent thrombosis studied in blood-on-a-chip with stenotic, branched, and valvular constructions
Yan Li, Yongjian Li et al.
Thrombosis is the leading cause of death, while the effect of the shear flow on the formation of thrombus in vascular constructions has not been thoroughly understood, and one of the challenges is to ...