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|Type:||Artigo de periódico|
|Title:||Toner And Paper-based Fabrication Techniques For Microfluidic Applications|
De Jesus D.P.
Da Silva J.A.F.
Do Lago C.L.
|Abstract:||The interest in low-cost microfluidic platforms as well as emerging microfabrication techniques has increased considerably over the last years. Toner- and paper-based techniques have appeared as two of the most promising platforms for the production of disposable devices for on-chip applications. This review focuses on recent advances in the fabrication techniques and in the analytical/bioanalytical applications of toner and paperbased devices. The discussion is divided in two parts dealing with (i) toner and (ii) paper devices. Examples of miniaturized devices fabricated by using direct-printing or toner transfer masking in polyester-toner, glass, PDMS as well as conductive platforms as recordable compact disks and printed circuit board are presented. The construction and the use of paper-based devices for off-site diagnosis and bioassays are also described to cover this emerging platform for low-cost diagnostics. © 2010 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA.|
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