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Lab-in-a-cell : Using Individual Cells as Experimentation Platforms

@inproceedings{Andersson2006LabinacellU,
  title={Lab-in-a-cell : Using Individual Cells as Experimentation Platforms},
  author={Helene Andersson and Albert van den Berg},
  year={2006}
}
There are many efforts today trying to mimic the pr operties of single cells in order to design chips that are a s efficient as cells. However, cells are nature’s nanotechnology engineer i g at the scale of atoms and molecules. Therefore, it might be better to envision a microchip that utilizes a single cell as an experim ntation platform. A novel so-called Lab-in-a-Cell (LIC) concept is desc ribed, where advantage is taken of micro/nanotechnological tools to enable precise control of the… 

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From lab-on-a-chip to lab-in-a-cell

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A novel, so-called Lab-in-a-Cell (LIC) concept is described, where advantage is taken of micro/nanotechnological tools to enable precise control of the biochemical cellular environment and possibility to analyze the composition of single cells.

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