Category: Research

Research conducted in MICR-o Lab

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System Integration

3D printing technology that can form fine three-dimensional structures by ejecting plastic material through inkjet nozzles has drawn considerable attention recent years. Our group has focused on this technology to check the fabrication potential...

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Nanoflow Pump

We present a new concept of paper-based devices and inkjet printer-like analyzer for clinical diagnostics. A water-resisting paper coated with polyolefin resin was selected for the chip’s material, and the microchannels were successfully fabricated...

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Bacteria Monitoring

We proposed a new method for counting the number of active bacteria by using microdroplet as an incubator (Fig. 1a). During the cultivation, the change of bacterium’s behavior or the change of chemical and physical...

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Sheath Flow Cell

Flow cytometers have been widely used to characterize biological cells, DNA, and proteins.  Recently, complex pre- and post- treatment procedures such as separation, staining and sorting of sample cells are combined with one analyzer.  In order to...

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Micro Reduction Column

Nitrogen is an essential nutrient for all aquatic plants and animals for the formation of amino acids. However, its excessive concentration in water leads to eutrophication that results in degradation of quality of water....