Infographic: Capturing Exosomes From Fluids

A microfluidic device collects microRNAs for analysis.

Ruth Williams
Mar 31, 2018

© GEORGE RETSECK

(1) A small volume of urine is introduced into the microfluidic device, where positively charged zinc oxide nanowires attract and bind negatively charged exosomes. (2) Lysis buffer is introduced to the device to break open the exosomes and free the microRNAs, which are then collected for sequence analysis.

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