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Project: Field Effect Transistor Array for Monitoring Electrical Activity From Single Cells in Culture

Acronym: BIOFET
Main Objective: The core of this project is to bring together the necessary skills to perform assays on single cells in vivo. Key issues to be adressed are: (i) electrical coupling between the cell and the FET-probe (ii) the FET noise level, (iii) micromanipulators to get the cells into the correct position on the substrate (iii) how drugs or other chemical agents modify the general pattern of signalling.
Reference: POCTI/FIS/34668/99
Funding: FCT/POCTI
Start Date: 01-01-2001
End Date: 31-12-2004
Team: Luís Joaquim Alcácer, Jorge Manuel Ferreira Morgado, Ana Maria de Matos Charas
Groups: Organic Electronics – Lx
Partners: Universidade do Algarve, Universidade de Aveiro
Local Coordinator: Luís Joaquim Alcácer
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