Inkjet Printing for Biomedical Applications

  • Christopher Chi Wai Tse
  • Patrick J. Smith
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 1771)


Inkjet printing can deposit politer volumes of a specified ink at precise locations on a substrate. Here we describe methods of using inkjet printing for cell patterning in the field of biomedical applications, either directly printing cells in cell media, or indirectly through printing a wax scaffold that guides cell orientation/attachment onto a substrate.

Key words

Cell printing Bioprinting Inkjet printing Cell lines Primary cells Neuronal cells Wax 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kroto Research InstituteUniversity of SheffieldSheffieldUK

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