Biofilms in hydrogel core-shell fibers

Kayoko Hirayama, Daisuke Kiriya, Hiroaki Onoe, Shoji Takeuchi

研究成果: Conference contribution

2 被引用数 (Scopus)

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This paper describes a hydrogel microfiber encapsulating bacteria using an axisymmetric microfluidic device that creates co-axial laminar flow. Since the encapsulated bacteria proliferate at high density in the core of the microfiber, they easily form biofilms; these films are suggested to be important for the cell viability and high-level bacterial secretion. Here, we succeeded in preparing densely packed bacteria in the hydrogel microfiber, and found they proliferated and formed biofilm. We believe this microfiber will be a useful material in the field of bioreactors and microbial sensors.

本文言語English
ホスト出版物のタイトル2011 IEEE 24th International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, MEMS 2011
ページ845-848
ページ数4
DOI
出版ステータスPublished - 2011 4 13
外部発表はい
イベント24th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, MEMS 2011 - Cancun, Mexico
継続期間: 2011 1 232011 1 27

出版物シリーズ

名前Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS)
ISSN(印刷版)1084-6999

Other

Other24th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, MEMS 2011
CountryMexico
CityCancun
Period11/1/2311/1/27

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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