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A novel device for controlling D. discoideum movement with an electric field

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dc.contributor.author Skandarajah, Arunan
dc.contributor.author Henson, Devin
dc.date.accessioned 2008-09-18T16:36:43Z
dc.date.available 2008-09-18T16:36:43Z
dc.date.issued 2008-09-12
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1803/1266
dc.description.abstract Cells have been shown to respond to electric fields, moving in a process known as electrotaxis. This process has significant implications in human physiology, but devices that allow scientists to study electrotaxis are inadequate. The poster demonstrates the construction a device utilizing microfluidics to address current problems and serve as an easily adaptable platform for diverse future experiments. Dictyostelium discoideum is a useful model for human cells and is used to test the new technology. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Vanderbilt University en
dc.subject Vanderbilt Undergraduate Summer Research Program en
dc.subject Electrotaxis en
dc.subject D. discoideum en
dc.subject Electric field en
dc.subject Device en
dc.subject Movement of cells en
dc.subject.lcsh Dictyostelium discoideum -- Posters en
dc.subject.lcsh Electric fields -- Posters en
dc.title A novel device for controlling D. discoideum movement with an electric field en
dc.type Poster en
dc.description.college College of Arts and Science en


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