We demonstrate active tuning of DNA adsorption on silica beads using an electrical switch in a microfluidic device; we use electrolysis of water to alter pH in a packed bed of silica beads and switch the silica bead surface between being adsorptive and desorptive for DNA molecules.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Ceramics and Composites
- Surfaces, Coatings and Films
- Metals and Alloys
- Materials Chemistry