Gene noise and cell-to-cell variations are essential for the survival of populations. Using optical manipulation and microfluidics for single-cell analysis, properties masked in classical ensemble techniques can thus be visualized.
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(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.1530) Medical optics and biotechnology : Cell analysis
(170.4520) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical confinement and manipulation
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