Inertial focusing and passive micro-mixing techniques for rare cells capturing microfluidic platform

Manisha Phadke, Sebastian Shaner, Shreyas Shah, Ygnacio Rodriguez, Denni Wibowo, Yudan Whulanza, Peter Teriete, Jeff Allen, Sam Kassegne

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Abstract

Isolation and capture of rare cells continues to be a daunting task that is still looking for an innovative and efficient method. While a variety of approaches have been suggested over the past several years, immunocapturing in a microfluidic platform carries a substantial promise as shown by recent published works. In this paper, we introduced a combination of inertial focusing and passive micro-mixing through 3D chevron-type features in a microchannel to induce chaotic mixing within antibody-coated microchannels and, ultimately, promote rare cell capture. The device introduced in this work contains curved microchannels that consist of a series of staggered chevron grooves. The curved channels enable inertial focusing while the chevron grooves allow for chaotic mixing. The microfluidics platform microfabricated through soft lithography has a polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) foundation and was thinly coated with an alginate hydrogel derivatized with streptavidin. We submitted that our qualitative and quantitative results demonstrated the potentials in advancements in rare cell isolation through this integration of two techniques.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2nd Biomedical Engineering�s Recent Progress in Biomaterials, Drugs Development, and Medical Devices
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the International Symposium of Biomedical Engineering, ISBE 2017
EditorsRadon Dhelika, Yudan Whulanza, Ghiska Ramahdita, Praswasti P.D.K. Wulan
PublisherAmerican Institute of Physics Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9780735416253
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 13 Feb 2018
Event2nd Biomedical Engineering's Recent Progress in Biomaterials, Drugs Development, and Medical Devices, ISBE 2017 - Bali, Indonesia
Duration: 25 Jul 201726 Jul 2017

Publication series

NameAIP Conference Proceedings
Volume1933
ISSN (Print)0094-243X
ISSN (Electronic)1551-7616

Conference

Conference2nd Biomedical Engineering's Recent Progress in Biomaterials, Drugs Development, and Medical Devices, ISBE 2017
CountryIndonesia
CityBali
Period25/07/1726/07/17

Keywords

  • Microfluidics
  • inertial focusing
  • microchannels
  • rare-cell capture

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