Time-lapse mechanical characterization of a single oocyte

K. Nakahara, S. Sakuma, F. Arai

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Abstract

We propose the portable pipette-shaped microfluidic chip for time-lapse mechanical characterization of oocyte. In the chip, on-chip pump and measurement device are integrated. The onchip pump enables us to aspirate and keep a target oocyte in the chip without using a conventional microfluidic pump. Therefore, we can carry the oocyte-containing chip between a commercially available incubator and a microscope and measure the mechanical characteristics of the target oocyte as time-lapse evaluation. In this study, we represent the concept, the fabrication processes of the chip, and also show the result of mechanical characterization of oocyte.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication20th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences, MicroTAS 2016
PublisherChemical and Biological Microsystems Society
Pages144-145
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9780979806490
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes
Event20th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences, MicroTAS 2016 - Dublin, Ireland
Duration: Oct 9 2016Oct 13 2016

Publication series

Name20th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences, MicroTAS 2016

Other

Other20th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences, MicroTAS 2016
CountryIreland
CityDublin
Period10/9/1610/13/16

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Control and Systems Engineering

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