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microfluidics

A technology based on geometrically constrained minute volume transport through channels in a glass or plastic chip. The “micro-“ in microfluidics refers to small volumes (nL, pL, fL), small size, low energy consumption, or physical effects of the micro domain.
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Microfluidics biotechnology company Neofluidics LLC said on Friday that it intends to create a first-of-its-kind microfluidics-based platform using its proprietary droplet capture technology to evaluate dynamic drug exposure-response relationships in collaboration with Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE).
Other major factors such as tough incorporation of emerging microfluidic technologies into existing workflows, and complex and time consuming regulatory standards are hampering the growth of microfluidics market.
The two-volume handbook surveys microfluidics in a number of fields spanning the biological sciences, chemistry, physics, and engineering.
Affinity has worked with numerous platforms such as microplates, magnetic and latex beads, and multiplex systems and is pleased to have the opportunity to work with Boston Microfluidics, expanding our services into the POC industry," said Tod Gavron, President of Affinity Life Sciences.
5m shares in Microfluidics were tendered in the initial and subsequent offering period, that expired on 10 March.
Microfluidics is the technology that is used in ink-jet printing and lab-on-a-chip medical devices.
The Stanford Microfluidics Laboratory provides microfluidic design and fabrication services to institutional and industrial customers.
The success we've enjoyed with the Experion Automated Electrophoresis System has confirmed our belief that microfluidics is a key strategic technology," commented Norman Schwartz, president and CEO at Bio-Rad.
At the third level, full automation is available using Microfluidics DCS, and Automated Valve Actuators with position sensors that render the machine easier to use than ever before.
Smith, for example, said that much more progress is needed in areas such as the construction of nanochips and microfluidics in order to make these methods of measurement "truly useful and not just a stunt.
Consequently, it will reduce the work force associated with its microfluidics business by 50, taking a charge of $2-$3 million in the third quarter.