Thread as a Matrix for Biomedical Assays

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Original Entry: Peter Foster, AP 225, Fall 2011 In progress...

Figure 1, taken from [1].

General Information

Authors: Meital Reches, Katherine A. Mirica, Rohit Dasgupta, Michael D. Dickey, Manish J. Butte, and George M. Whitesides

Publication: Reches et al. Thread as a Matrix for Biomedical Assays. Acs Appl Mater Inter (2010) vol. 2 (6) pp. 1722-1728

Summary

This paper details a fairly ingenious application of the capillarity of cotton string. The general idea is that one can think of string like a one dimensional microfluidic device.


Figure 2, taken from [1].
Figure 3, taken from [1].


Discussion

References

[1] Reches et al. Thread as a Matrix for Biomedical Assays. Acs Appl Mater Inter (2010) vol. 2 (6) pp. 1722-1728