DNA diffusion control

Jan Regtmeier, Ralf Eichhorn, Peter Reimann, Alexandra Ros, Dario Anselmetti

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Abstract

Here, we demonstrate the specific diffusion control of DNA in a microfluidic obstacle array. We show, that the diffusion was enhanced up to a factor of 700 compared to the free diffusion. This finding might allow new approaches to purification as well as mixing at low Reynolds numbers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication12th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences - The Proceedings of MicroTAS 2008 Conference
PublisherChemical and Biological Microsystems Society
Pages1480-1482
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Event12th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences, MicroTAS 2008 - San Diego, CA, United States
Duration: Oct 12 2008Oct 16 2008

Other

Other12th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences, MicroTAS 2008
CountryUnited States
CitySan Diego, CA
Period10/12/0810/16/08

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Keywords

  • Diffusion
  • DNA
  • Microfluidics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemical Engineering (miscellaneous)
  • Bioengineering

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Regtmeier, J., Eichhorn, R., Reimann, P., Ros, A., & Anselmetti, D. (2008). DNA diffusion control. In 12th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences - The Proceedings of MicroTAS 2008 Conference (pp. 1480-1482). Chemical and Biological Microsystems Society.