Microfluidic device and uses thereof

  • US 9,156,037 B2
  • Filed: 01/15/2010
  • Issued: 10/13/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/15/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A microfluidic device comprising:

  • a source microchannel connected between a source inlet and a source outlet;

    a collection microchannel connected between a collection inlet and a collection outlet;

    at least one transfer channel connecting the source microchannel and the collection microchannel;

    a magnetic field source disposed adjacent to the collection microchannel and configured to apply a magnetic field gradient to a fluid flowing in the source microchannel and to cause target components in the source microchannel to migrate into at least one transfer microchannel, wherein the magnetic field source is positioned over said at least one transfer channel.

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