SINGLE-CELL PIPETTE ASSEMBLY COMPRISING SINGLE-CELL PIPETTE HANDLE AND SINGLE-CELL PIPETTE TIP

LIDONG QIN, (Inventor), KAI ZHANG, (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

Abstract

Apparatus for isolating an individual cell from a group of cells and transferring that isolated cell to a desired location, the apparatus comprising: a single-cell pipette tip, the single-cell pipette tip comprising: a structure having a distal end; a Y-shaped microchannel formed in the structure, the Y-shaped microchannel comprising a base microchannel, a first branch microchannel and a second branch microchannel, wherein the base microchannel extends to the distal end of the structure, the first branch microchannel is connectable to a first pressure channel, the second branch microchannel is connectable to a second pressure channel, and a single-cell trap is disposed in the base microchannel, distal to the convergence of the base microchannel with the first branch microchannel and the second branch microchannel.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Patent numberWO2015116714
IPCB01L 3/ 02 A I
Priority date1/28/14
StatePublished - Aug 6 2015

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