On Combining the Dielectrophoresis and Microdevices - Investigation of Hippocampal Neuronal Viability after Implementing Dielectrophoretic Positioning on Multi-Electrode Arrays

Tianyi Zhou, Susan Perry, Svetlana Tatic-Lucic

Abstract

In this work, we have investigated the viability of embryonic mouse hippocampal neurons after dielectrophoretic positioning on multi-electrode arrays (MEA). We present a systematic evaluation of positive dielectrophoretic conditions, including 1) an investigation of the effect of 10% sucrose (w/v in deionized water), a commonly used, low-conductivity buffer medium, on the viability of mouse hippocampal neurons over different time periods, and 2) a study of the effect of the membrane potential induced by DEP electric field on the integrity of the cell membrane. Post-DEP high neuronal viability was achieved experimentally, and spontaneous neuronal potentials from trapped neurons on the MEA were successfully recorded.

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Zhou T., Perry S. and Tatic-Lucic S. (2015). On Combining the Dielectrophoresis and Microdevices - Investigation of Hippocampal Neuronal Viability after Implementing Dielectrophoretic Positioning on Multi-Electrode Arrays . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2015) ISBN 978-989-758-071-0, pages 71-77. DOI: 10.5220/0005180200710077


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@conference{biodevices15,
author={Tianyi Zhou and Susan Perry and Svetlana Tatic-Lucic},
title={On Combining the Dielectrophoresis and Microdevices - Investigation of Hippocampal Neuronal Viability after Implementing Dielectrophoretic Positioning on Multi-Electrode Arrays},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2015)},
year={2015},
pages={71-77},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005180200710077},
isbn={978-989-758-071-0},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2015)
TI - On Combining the Dielectrophoresis and Microdevices - Investigation of Hippocampal Neuronal Viability after Implementing Dielectrophoretic Positioning on Multi-Electrode Arrays
SN - 978-989-758-071-0
AU - Zhou T.
AU - Perry S.
AU - Tatic-Lucic S.
PY - 2015
SP - 71
EP - 77
DO - 10.5220/0005180200710077