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A versatile platform for surface modification of microfluidic droplets

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To advance emulsion droplet technology, we synthesize functional derivatives of Pluronic F127 that can simultaneously act as surfactants and as reactive sites for droplet surface decoration. The amine-, carboxyl-, N-hydroxysuccinimide ester-, maleimide- and biotin-terminated Pluronic F127 allows ligand immobilization on single-emulsion or double-emulsion droplets via electrostatic adsorption, covalent conjugation or site-specific avidin–biotin interaction.

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Submitted
21 Jan 2017
Accepted
30 Jan 2017
First published
30 Jan 2017

Lab Chip, 2017,17, 635-639
Article type
Communication

A versatile platform for surface modification of microfluidic droplets

M. Li, W. Jiang, Z. Chen, S. Suryaprakash, S. Lv, Z. Tang, X. Chen and K. W. Leong, Lab Chip, 2017, 17, 635
DOI: 10.1039/C7LC00079K

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