Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, September 7th, 2003
"A microfluidic device has been developed that can adsorb proteins from solution, hold them with negligible denaturation, and release them on command," investigators in the United States report.
"The active element in the device is a 4-nanometer-thick polymer film that can be thermally switched between an antifouling hydrophilic state and a protein-adsorbing state that is more hydrophobic," wrote D.L. Huber and colleagues, Sandia National Laboratories.
"The rapid response characteristics of the device can be manipulated for proteomic functions, including...
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