Microarrays 2014, 3(3), 180-202; doi:10.3390/microarrays3030180

Protein Microarrays with Novel Microfluidic Methods: Current Advances

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Received: 30 April 2014; in revised form: 10 June 2014 / Accepted: 16 June 2014 / Published: 1 July 2014
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Abstract: Microfluidic-based micromosaic technology has allowed the pattering of recognition elements in restricted micrometer scale areas with high precision. This controlled patterning enabled the development of highly multiplexed arrays multiple analyte detection. This arraying technology was first introduced in the beginning of 2001 and holds tremendous potential to revolutionize microarray development and analyte detection. Later, several microfluidic methods were developed for microarray application. In this review we discuss these novel methods and approaches which leverage the property of microfluidic technologies to significantly improve various physical aspects of microarray technology, such as enhanced imprinting homogeneity, stability of the immobilized biomolecules, decreasing assay times, and reduction of the costs and of the bulky instrumentation.
Keywords: microarray; micromosaic; microfluidic networks; centrifugal arrays; microbeads
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Dixit, C.K.; Aguirre, G.R. Protein Microarrays with Novel Microfluidic Methods: Current Advances. Microarrays 2014, 3, 180-202.

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Dixit CK, Aguirre GR. Protein Microarrays with Novel Microfluidic Methods: Current Advances. Microarrays. 2014; 3(3):180-202.

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Dixit, Chandra K.; Aguirre, Gerson R. 2014. "Protein Microarrays with Novel Microfluidic Methods: Current Advances." Microarrays 3, no. 3: 180-202.

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