Researchers Print Live Cells with a Standard Inkjet Printer
Monday, 19 March 2012
A fibroblast printed with the modified
inkjet printer. The interior of the cell
shows that the fluorescently tagged
actin monomers have been incorporated.
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Researchers from Clemson University have found a way to create temporary holes in the membranes of live cells using a standard inkjet printer. The method will be published in JoVE, the Journal of Visualized Experiments, on March 16.
Contact: Katherine Scott
Owczarczak, A. B., Shuford, S. O., Wood, S. T., Deitch, S., Dean, D.
J. Vis. Exp. (61), e3681, DOI: 10.3791/3681 (2012)