Neuron alignment on self-organized pattern by optical tweezers

Futoshi Monma, Akinori Tsuruma, Yasutaka Matsuo, Jun Ichi Hotta, Masaru Tanaka, Sadaaki Yamamoto, Keiji Sasaki, Kuniharu Ijiro, Hiroshi Nakamura, Masatsugu Shimomura

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Abstract

We have reported that self-organized porous films can be used for neural tissue engineering scaffolds. However, poorly understood area is the effect of initial alignment of neurons on neurite growth and function. In this study, we report the control of neuron alignment and the construction of a neural network by using the optical tweezers on a self-organized pattern.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2005
Externally publishedYes
Event54th SPSJ Annual Meeting 2005 - Yokohama, Japan
Duration: May 25 2005May 27 2005

Other

Other54th SPSJ Annual Meeting 2005
CountryJapan
CityYokohama
Period5/25/055/27/05

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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    Monma, F., Tsuruma, A., Matsuo, Y., Hotta, J. I., Tanaka, M., Yamamoto, S., Sasaki, K., Ijiro, K., Nakamura, H., & Shimomura, M. (2005). Neuron alignment on self-organized pattern by optical tweezers. Paper presented at 54th SPSJ Annual Meeting 2005, Yokohama, Japan.