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lab on a chip

A semiconductor chip used to analyze the composition of a person's body fluids (blood, saliva, urine) for medical purposes. It combines microfluidics and semiconductor processing on the same structure. See microfluidics, organ on a chip, tissue engineering and nanotechnology.
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In sections on technologies, organs-on-chip, and applications, they discuss such topics as electrochemical sensors for organs-on-a-chip, lab-on-a-chip systems for biomedical applications, a tissue-engineered kidney model, integrated multi-organoid dynamics, and personalized medicine.
IBM scientists have developed a new lab-on-a-chip technology that can, for the first time, separate biological particles at the nanoscale and could enable physicians to detect diseases such as cancer before symptoms appear.
Within the clinical, environmental and life sciences sectors, so-called 'lab-on-a-chip' systems integrate several laboratory functions on a single chip [1] (Figure 1).
Many are under the impression that in future, collecting user's samples would become a handy task by using a cheap, USB sized disposable device called lab-on-a-chip, in which the user will just be required to inject a droplet of the fluid in the chip and then the device would be sent to a lab for analysis.
Microfluidic Lab-on-a-chip for Chemical and Biological Analysis and Discovery.
Lab-on-a-chip; techniques, circuits, and biomedical applications.
Microfluidics is the technology that is used in ink-jet printing and lab-on-a-chip medical devices.
This is volume 385 in the long-established Methods in Molecular Biology series and is devoted to analytical microchips (lab-on-a-chip), one of the most actively developing areas in analytical chemistry and analytical biochemistry.
Lab-on-a-chip, or microfluidics, technology is one of the many avenues instrument manufacturers are exploring to provide turnkey solutions that require only microliters of reagents.
have created the analytical instrument industry's first fully automated, high-throughput lab-on-a-chip system for basic life science research and drug discovery.
After two decades of development and despite increased competition from alternative technologies and from more companies developing lab-on-a-chip products, lab-on-a-chip technology finally appears to be making its mark within the MicroElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS) industry, according to In-Stat.