Micromanipulation: Whole-cell manipulation by optical trapping

M. Uchida, M. Sato-Maeda, H. Tashiro

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The contact-free, non-invasive manipulation provided by optical trapping enables us not only to measure physical parameters of individual cells but also to initiate specific responses in a given cell in a defined environment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)380-382
Number of pages3
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1995 Apr
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)


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