- A hybrid microfluidic-vacuum device for direct interfacing with conventional cell culture methodsBong Geun Chung
Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
BMC Biotechnol 7:60. 2007..Specialized equipment and protocols required for fabrication and setting up microfluidic experiments present hurdles for routine use by most biology laboratories...
- Engineering microscale cellular niches for three-dimensional multicellular co-culturesCarlos P Huang
Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California, 3410 Natural Sciences II, Irvine, CA 92697 2715, USA
Lab Chip 9:1740-8. 2009..These studies demonstrate the versatility and potential of this new microfluidic platform to engineer 3D microscale architectures to investigate cell-cell and cell-matrix interactions...
- Recreating the perivascular niche ex vivo using a microfluidic approachBita Carrion
Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, USA
Biotechnol Bioeng 107:1020-8. 2010..These studies demonstrate the potential of this physiologically relevant ex vivo model system to study how proximity to blood vessels may influence stem cell multipotency...