Title

Opportunities for microfluidic technologies in synthetic biology

Document Type

Article

Publication Title

Journal of the Royal Society Interface

ISSN

1742-5689

Volume

6

Issue

Supplement 4

DOI

10.1098/rsif.2009.0083.focus

First Page

S493

Last Page

S506

Publication Date

August 2009

Abstract

We introduce microfluidics technologies as a key foundational technology for synthetic biology experimentation. Recent advances in the field of microfluidics are reviewed and the potential of such a technological platform to support the rapid development of synthetic biology solutions is discussed.