Electrodeformation of White Blood Cells
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  • Release Date: 2022-03-25
  • leukocytes
  • electrodeformation
  • lab-on-chip
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This video is adapted from 10.3390/pr10010134

The elasticity of white blood cells (WBCs) provides valuable insight into the condition of the cells themselves, the presence of some diseases, as well as immune system activity. In this video, researchers describe a novel process of refined control of WBCs’ elasticity through a combined use of gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) and the microelectrode array device. The capture and controlled deformation of gold nanoparticles enriched white blood cells in vitro are demonstrated and quantified. Gold nanoparticles enhance the effect of electrically induced deformation and make the DEP-related processes more controllable.

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Isakovic, A.F.; Hallfors, N.; Teo, J.; Bertone, P. Electrodeformation of White Blood Cells. Encyclopedia. Available online: https://encyclopedia.pub/video/video_detail/254 (accessed on 15 April 2024).
Isakovic AF, Hallfors N, Teo J, Bertone P. Electrodeformation of White Blood Cells. Encyclopedia. Available at: https://encyclopedia.pub/video/video_detail/254. Accessed April 15, 2024.
Isakovic, A. F., Nicholas Hallfors, Jeremy Teo, Peter Bertone. "Electrodeformation of White Blood Cells" Encyclopedia, https://encyclopedia.pub/video/video_detail/254 (accessed April 15, 2024).
Isakovic, A.F., Hallfors, N., Teo, J., & Bertone, P. (2022, March 25). Electrodeformation of White Blood Cells. In Encyclopedia. https://encyclopedia.pub/video/video_detail/254
Isakovic, A. F., et al. "Electrodeformation of White Blood Cells." Encyclopedia. Web. 25 March, 2022.