MTL News Archives for 2007

MIT improves protein sorting with a new microchip

February 6, 2007

A new MIT microchip system promises to speed up the separation and sorting of biomolecules such as proteins. The work is important because it could help scientists better detect certain molecules associated with diseases, potentially leading to earlier diagnoses or treatments.


Graduate student Jianping Fu (left), Professor Jongyoon Han and postdoc Reto Schoch have created a microchip system that allows speedy separation and sorting of biomolecules. Photo / Donna Coveney

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