Departmental Papers (MEAM)

Document Type

Journal Article

Date of this Version

January 2008

Comments

Postprint version. Published in Nanotechnology, Volume 19, Issue 1, Article 015101, January 2008, 4 pages.
Publisher URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0957-4484/19/01/015101

Abstract

We developed integrated, carbon-based pipettes with nanoscale dimensions (CNP) that can probe cells with minimal intrusion, inject fluids into the cells, and concurrently carry out electrical measurements. Our manufacturing technique does not require cumbersome nanoassembly and is amenable to mass production. Using CNPs, we demonstrate the injection of reagents into cells with minimal intrusion and without inhibiting cell growth.

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Date Posted: 07 December 2007

This document has been peer reviewed.