microelectrode


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microelectrode

[‚mī·krō·i′lek‚trōd]
(engineering)
In biological research, an electrode with a microscopic tip dimension that may be placed adjacent to or inside a cell for the purpose of recording the electric potentials of single cells, passing electrical currents, or injecting electrically charged substances into the cell.
In physical chemistry, a minute electrode used to perform electrolysis of small quantities of material.
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For each CLL patient and healthy donor, this process was repeated 4 times, each time on a new microelectrode device.
The potential-time function for EC and ECE mechanisms at hemispherical microelectrode are also reported and compared with the steady-state results and previous results.
Van Mooy replicated the earlier study by making some of his measurements with an oxygen microelectrode, but he also used another, very different method to determine oxygen levels.
A typical lab-on-chip device contains microchannels, which allow liquid samples to flow inside the chip, but also integrates measuring, sensing and actuating components such as microvalves, microfluidic mixers, microelectrodes, thermal elements, or optical apparatuses.
Cultured networks coupled to microelectrode array (MEA) neurochips constitute a valuable tool to investigate changes in the electrophysiological activity of neurons in response to chemical exposure.
1c shows the general configuration of the peg field, microelectrode, and chemical stimulus delivery device during chemical stimulation.
A wireless, self-powered stimulator was mounted dorsally on the skull, from which an integral stimulating microelectrode protruded into the brainstem target, as specified subsequently.
19] reported a painless electroporation method with a new needle-free microelectrode array to enhance transdermal delivery of MTX.
In that work, they took advantage of the demonstrated ability of quadrupolar (or multipolar) microelectrode arrays to cause focusing and trapping of microscopic particles from a suspension to the microelectrode surface.
With a combination of fast scan rates and precise positioning (cm) of the microelectrode "wand" with the manipulator arm of ROV Jason, we were able to detect changes in water chemistry among the snail and mussel communities.