microelectrode


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mi·cro·e·lec·trode

 (mī′krō-ĭ-lĕk′trōd′)
n.
A very small electrode, often used to study electrical characteristics of living cells and tissues.

microelectrode

(ˈmaɪkrəʊɪˈlɛktrəʊd)
n
(General Physics) a very small electrode
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The complex of fluorescence colourants is used as optical indicator of membrane potential's dynamics in cells and isolated organelles, which are too small to be tested via microelectrode potential technique.
At the heart of Xagenic's much anticipated platform is the company's proprietary Amplified Redox Assay (AuRA(TM)) detection technology, based on ultrasensitive microelectrode arrays.
At a specific AC frequency and voltage, the ccf-DNA, which is more polarizable than the surrounding media, experiences positive DEP (p-DEP), which causes it to concentrate into the DEP high-field regions over the circular microelectrode structures.
Plaque pH, or acidity, was measured with a touch microelectrode between the premolar teeth before eating; at two and five minutes after eating; and then two to 30 minutes after drinking a liquid.
The team, based at the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania, implanted two microelectrode arrays into the left motor cortex of a 52-year-old woman.
After successfully testing the device on monkeys, the scientists implanted two microelectrode devices into Ms Scheurmann's left motor cortex, the part of the brain that initiates movement.
Earlier, mathematical expressions pertaining to steady- state analytical expressions of the concentration and current at a hemispherical microelectrode were calculated by Oldham [11].
It records electrical impedance of cells grown on gold microelectrode arrays integrated into the bottom of each well of an E-Plate Cardio 96.
The initial measurements of depleted oxygen levels had been made with an oxygen-detecting microelectrode lowered into the water.
Immobilization and orientation of the sensing elements are precisely engineered so that by-products of the reaction between target molecules and sensing elements transfer to the microelectrode rapidly and accurately.