Special Issue "Micro/Nanofluidics for Single-Cell Analysis"

A special issue of Biosensors (ISSN 2079-6374). This special issue belongs to the section "Biosensor and Bioelectronic Devices".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 October 2023 | Viewed by 244

Special Issue Editors

Department of Biomedical Engineering, Beihang University, Beijing, China
Interests: single cell nanoengineering; biosensors and POCT devices; wearable flexible biosensors
Dr. Zaizai Dong
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Guest Editor
School of Engineering Medicine, Beihang University, Beijing, China
Interests: single cell nanoengineering; biosensors and POCT devices; wearable flexible biosensors

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Different cells show obvious heterogeneity in genetic and phenotypic properties that can differentially promote disease progression, tumor metastasis and drug resistance. Emerging single-cell analysis technologies open up a new avenue to profile individual cells and investigate what roles they play in these processes. Traditional single-cell analysis methods such as single-cell sequencing are mainly limited by cytogenetic analysis, and face the problems of low throughput, complex steps, and high price. Micro/nanofluidics (e.g., microfluidic chips) have the ability to pioneer the field of single-cell analysis, enabling multiple analysis of gene, protein, and cell behavior through accurate cell manipulation, the construction of on-chip biomimetic scenarios, etc. Meanwhile, the flexible structure design and convenient standardized preparation process of micro/nanofluidic devices bring distinct advantages for single-cell analysis, such as high throughput, high efficiency, high sensitivity, and low cost.

This Special Issue is soliciting original research articles and reviews on “Micro/Nanofluidics for Single-Cell Analysis”, mainly focusing on novel techniques and methods based on micro/nanofluidics, as well as corresponding new findings at the single-cell level. We are looking forward to your submissions.

Prof. Dr. Lingqian Chang
Dr. Zaizai Dong
Guest Editors

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  • micro/nanofluidics
  • single-cell analysis
  • micro/nanofluidic chips
  • biochips
  • lab-on-a-chip
  • cell behavior
  • cell heterogeneity

Published Papers

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