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Integrated DNA extraction and amplification using electrokinetic pumping in a microfluidic device (2011)
Journal Article
Parton, J., Birch, C., Kemp, C., Haswell, S. J., Pamme, N., & Shaw, K. J. (2012). Integrated DNA extraction and amplification using electrokinetic pumping in a microfluidic device. Analytical Methods, 4(1), 96-100. doi:10.1039/c1ay05552f

An integrated system employing anion exchange for the extraction of DNA from biological samples prior to polymerase chain reaction DNA amplification has been developed, based on microfluidic methodology utilising electrokinetic pumping. In this syste... Read More

Microsystems for personalized biomolecular diagnostics (2011)
Journal Article
Shaw, K. J., Birch, C., Hughes, E. M., Jakes, A. D., Greenman, J., & Haswell, S. J. (2011). Microsystems for personalized biomolecular diagnostics. Engineering in Life Sciences, 11(2), (121-132). doi:10.1002/elsc.201000175. ISSN 1618-0240

The development of microfluidic methodology that can be used in conjunction with drug screening and biomolecular diagnostics offers a route to evidence-based personalized medical care. Ideally, all personal diagnostics are best carried out in a rapid... Read More