OOCHIP: Compartmentalized Microfluidic Perfusion System with Porous Barriers for Enhanced Cell-Cell Crosstalk in Organ-on-a-Chip (Ramadan et al)

Abstract: (Ramadan et al) : Improved in vitro models of human organs for predicting drug efficacy, interactions, and disease modeling are crucially needed to minimize the use of animal models,…

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Introduction to the human body

The human body: systems, organs, and main functions The human body is composed of several different subsystems ranging from microscopic scales to macroscopic levels. All the functions are controlled by…

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LIVER BIOPSY ON CHIP

AIMS → Increase biopsies viability in long term culture → Imaging and biochemical quantification of drug effect → Interface blood vessel/hepatocyte → DILI assessment based on the biochemical marker and morphometric read-out FEATURES…

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Liver function and liver on a chip

The liver is a fundamental organ for human life. It is responsible for macromolecules (carbohydrates, fats, protein) metabolization and the detoxification of our blood as well. The liver structure is…

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Pancreas on a chip : State of the Art

Why a pancreas on a chip? The pancreas is an annex gland of the digestive system. It has both endocrine and exocrine functionality. Its exocrine function consists of the secretion…

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