Immunoassays in microfluidic systems

Ng, Alphonsus H. C.; Uddayasankar, Uvaraj; Wheeler, Aaron R.
June 2010
Analytical & Bioanalytical Chemistry;Jun2010, Vol. 397 Issue 3, p991
Academic Journal
Immunoassays have greatly benefited from miniaturization in microfluidic systems. This review, which summarizes developments in microfluidics-based immunoassays since 2000, includes four sections, focusing on the configurations of immunoassays that have been implemented in microfluidics, the main fluid handling modalities that have been used for microfluidic immunoassays, multiplexed immunoassays in microfluidic platforms, and the emergence of label-free detection techniques. The field of microfluidic immunoassays is continuously improving and has great promise for the future.


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