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Journal of tissue culture methods

, Volume 16, Issue 3–4, pp 189–192 | Cite as

Cytoscription: Computer controlled micropositioning of cell adhesion proteins and cells

  • Robert J. Klebe
  • Charles A. Thomas
  • George M. Grant
  • Anne Grant
  • Paramita Gosh
Preparation Of Adhesive Surfaces

Summary

Methods are described for the computer controlled micropositioning of both mammalian cells and cell adhesion proteins. Cell adhesion proteins can be micropositioned by using cell adhesion proteins instead of ink in an inkjet printer. Cells can be positioned with a computer controlled X-Y translation table and a fluorescence activated cell sorter (FACS).

Key words

Cell adhesion Cell adhesion proteins Computers Fibronectins Morphogenesis Tissue engineering 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert J. Klebe
    • 2
  • Charles A. Thomas
    • 1
  • George M. Grant
    • 2
  • Anne Grant
    • 2
  • Paramita Gosh
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MicrobiologyUniversity of Texas Health Science CenterSan AntonioUSA
  2. 2.Department of Cellular and Structural BiologyThe University of Texas Health Science CenterSan AntonioUSA

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