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Carbon nanopipettes for cell probes and intracellular injection

Schrlau, Michael G. and Falls, Erica M. and Ziober, Barry L. and Bau, Haim H. (2008) Carbon nanopipettes for cell probes and intracellular injection. NANOTECHNOLOGY, 19 (1).

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We developed integrated, carbon-based pipettes with nanoscale dimensions (CNP) that can probe cells with minimal intrusion, inject fluids into the cells, and concurrently carry out electrical measurements. Our manufacturing technique does not require cumbersome nanoassembly and is amenable to mass production. Using CNPs, we demonstrate the injection of reagents into cells with minimal intrusion and without inhibiting cell growth.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:Material Science > Nanofabrication processes and tools
Physical Science > Nano objects
Biomedical Science > Nanobiotechnology
ID Code:2355
Deposited By:Anuj Seth
Deposited On:17 Dec 2008 16:26
Last Modified:19 Jan 2009 14:37

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