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A Microfluidic System Capable of Sample Pretreatment and Hybridization for Microarrays has been Developed

Published: Friday, December 03, 2010
Last Updated: Friday, December 03, 2010
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Scientists at the National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan have a developed a microfluidic system that is capable of performing sample pretreatment and hybridization processes for microarrays. This system could help remove a lengthy and often expensive step in the extraction of high quality RNA for further analysis.

The paper, which was published in SpringerLinks 'Microfluidics and Nanofluidics' journal on the 11th November, details how researchers at the National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan have developed a system that provides a useful platform for subsequent genetic analysis and diagnostic applications.

The title of the paper is, 'An integrated microfluidic system capable of sample pretreatment and hybridization for microarrays' and is currently freely available online at http://www.springer.com/materials/mechanics/journal/10404


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