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Title: Optically assembled droplet interface bilayer (OptiDIB) networks from cell-sized microdroplets
Authors: Friddin, Mark S.
Bolognesi, Guido
Elani, Yuval
Brooks, Nicholas J.
Law, Robert V.
Seddon, John M.
Neil, Mark A.A.
Ces, Oscar
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Citation: FRIDDIN, M.S. ... et al, 2016. Optically assembled droplet interface bilayer (OptiDIB) networks from cell-sized microdroplets. Soft Matter, 12 (37), pp. 7731 - 7734.
Abstract: We report a new platform technology to systematically assemble droplet interface bilayer (DIB) networks in user-defined 3D architectures from cell-sized droplets using optical tweezers. Our OptiDIB platform is the first demonstration of optical trapping to precisely construct 3D DIB networks, paving the way for the development of a new generation of modular bio-systems.
Description: This is an open access article published by the Royal Society of Chemistry and distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Licence (CC BY 3.0), https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Sponsor: This work was supported by the EPSRC via grants EP/J017566/1, EP/K038648/1, EP/K503733/1 and by an EPSRC Doctoral Prize Fellowship awarded to YE.
Version: Published
DOI: 10.1039/c6sm01357k
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/23478
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c6sm01357k
ISSN: 1744-683X
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