Issue Date: December 2, 2010
Microscale Mimic Of Human Ingestion
Next time you pop a pill, consider the route the medicine follows: from your mouth, through your digestive tract and liver, and to the organ where the chemical exerts its effects. Bioanalytical chemist Kiichi Sato and colleagues at the University of Tokyo have now developed a microfluidic device that mimics that journey (Anal. Chem., DOI 10.1021/ac100806x). They say . . .
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