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BioMEMS

by Editor1 last modified October 28, 2006 - 14:38

BioMEMS refers to MEMS designed to work within biological systems/organisms. Examples include microfluidic cell sorters, or a biochip possessing diverging nanometerscale etched channels and a fluorescence detector.

Glossary of Biotechnology Terms, Third Edition
Kimball Nill

Via an electrical field that would drive electrophoretic separation of DNA (fragments), samples of DNA could be separated/sorted/identified by fluorescence.