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1. (WO2015047190) MICROFLUIDIC DEVICE

Pub. No.:    WO/2015/047190    International Application No.:    PCT/SG2013/000423
Publication Date: Fri Apr 03 01:59:59 CEST 2015 International Filing Date: Tue Oct 01 01:59:59 CEST 2013
IPC: B01L 3/00
C12Q 1/68
C12M 3/00
G01N 27/27
Applicants: AGENCY FOR SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND RESEARCH
Inventors: YING, Jackie Y.
KUMARASAMY, Saravana Kumar
DENG, Rensheng
Title: MICROFLUIDIC DEVICE
Abstract:
There is provided a microfluidic device comprising: a plurality of wells, each well having an inlet and an outlet, wherein the inlets are in fluid communication with one or more entry channels and the outlets are in fluid communication with one or more exit channels, wherein said outlet is connected to the exit channel via an outlet connecting channel and said inlet is connected to the entry channel via an inlet connecting channel wherein the dimension of the outlet connecting channel is configured such that the surface tension of a liquid comprised in the well prevents the release of the liquid through the outlet connecting channel. There is also provided a system, method and use of the device.