Stanford Scientist to Commercialize New MagArray Detection Chip | GenomeWeb

A team led by Stanford University's Shan Wang has used a blend of silicon engineering, nanotechnology, and magnetism to create a prototype biomarker detection chip that can identify blood serum biomarkers and is more sensitive than current tests involving fluorescence-based detection. "This is essentially a special type of protein chip," says Wang, director of the Stanford Center for Magnetic Nanotechnology. "Instead of optics we replace the readout with magnetic nanotechnology."

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