RBC aggregation dynamics in autologous plasma and serum studied with double-channel optical tweezers

Abstract

Red blood cells aggregating and disaggregating forces were measured in the autologous plasma and serum using the double-channeled optical tweezers. A significant, three-fold decrease of the both forces was observed in the serum compared to the plasma. The results of this study help to better assess the RBC aggregation mechanism.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2229887
Divisions: College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > School of Engineering and Technology > Mechanical, Biomedical & Design
College of Engineering & Physical Sciences
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Aggregation,Disaggregation,Forces,Optical tweezers,Plasma,Red blood cells,Serum,Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics,Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials,Biomaterials,Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
Publication ISSN: 1996-756X
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PURE Output Type: Conference article
Published Date: 2016-04-21
Accepted Date: 2015-09-01
Authors: Lee, Kisung
Danilina, Anna
Potkin, Anton
Kinnunen, Matti
Priezzhev, Alexander
Meglinski, Igor (ORCID Profile 0000-0002-7613-8191)

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