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BEADS for Separations, Processing, Sensing (261)

Graphic representation of of BEADS separation, processing and sensing

Problem: Need method for high efficiency capture, processing and sensing of chemical and biological materials

Project Activity Scope (from Technical Overview Chart): Mechanisms through Integrated Systems

PNNL Solution:

  • Renewable micro-columns for automatically handling microbeads
  • Micro-beads (magnetic and non-magnetic) combining high affinity tailored surfaces with high surface to volume ratio
  • Used for whole cell, protein, nucleic acid and/or chemical separation

Capabilities Employed to Meet Client Needs: Processing technology, polymer technology, glass technology, surface chemistry, enzyme chemistry, detector physics, electronics, micro fluidics control, electronics systems, quantitative analysis, anti-body development.

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