Modular 3D printed lab-on-a-chip bio-reactor for the biochemical energy cascade of microorganisms

  title={Modular 3D printed lab-on-a-chip bio-reactor for the biochemical energy cascade of microorganisms},
  author={A. Podwin and J. Dziuban},
  journal={Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering},
The paper presents the sandwiched polymer 3D printed lab-on-a-chip bio-reactor for the biochemical energy cascade of microorganisms. Euglenas and yeast were separately and simultaneously cultured for 10 d in the chip. As a result of the experiments, euglenas, light-initialized and nourished by CO2—a product of ethanol fermentation handled by yeast—generated oxygen, based on the photosynthesis process. The presence of oxygen in the bio-reactor was confirmed by the colorimetric method—a… Expand
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