Ink-Jet-Deposited Microspot Arrays of DNA and Other Bioactive Molecules
The creation of microspot arrays of bioactive materials has been vigorously pursued by a number of research organizations and commercial companies in the past decade (1,2). In addition to the high density and/or small area achieved by using microspot arrays, increased sensitivity is possible for some applications (3). Ink-jet printing technology has been used to produce microspot arrays of both DNA and antibodies (4), and the procedure to create oligonucleotide microspot arrays is described in this chapter.
KeywordsOrifice Plate Drop Formation Print System Spot Array Print Station
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