Biochemical Analysis Techniques Integrated on Microfluidic Chips and Their Applications

  • Jing Wu
  • Jin-Ming Lin
Part of the Integrated Analytical Systems book series (ANASYS)


Biochemical analysis plays an essential role in understanding mechanism of life activities and giving biological insights into life process. Microfluidic technology explores new paradigms in biochemical analysis field because of its good incorporation with existing analytical techniques. In this chapter, we summarize the typical analytical methods integrated onto microfluidic platforms. Optical, electrical, magnetic and acoustic techniques have been highlighted. Applications of these microfluidic analytical methods into genetic and protein analysis also have been discussed. At last, the challenges and future directions about microfluidics-based biochemical analysis development have been remarked.


Biochemical analysis Optical detector Electronic manipulation Magnetic operation Surface acoustic wave Genetic analysis Protein analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of ScienceChina University of Geosciences (Beijing)BeijingPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Department of ChemistryTsinghua UniversityBeijingChina

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