An overview of electrical characterization techniques for biological cell

Abdul Hafiz, Mat Sulaiman and Ida Laila, Ahmad and Ruzairi, Abdul Rahim and Jaysuman, Pusppanathan and Dirman, Hanafi and Elmy Johana, Moahamad and Mohd Fadzli, Abdul Shaib and Leow, Pei Ling and Yasmin, Abdul Wahab and Suzanna, Ridzuan Aw (2019) An overview of electrical characterization techniques for biological cell. International Journal of Integrated Engineering, 11 (6). pp. 166-175. ISSN 2229-838X (Print); 2600-7916 (Online). (Published)

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In this paper, various electrical characterization techniques available for biological cell have been systematically reviewed. It covers both invasive and non-invasive approaches for population and single cell based studies. Examples of invasive technique consist of probing and patch clamp that measures the ionic current. However, depending on the applications, the non-invasive techniques are far more superior and popular. Some of the technique such as dielectric spectroscopy, electrorotation and dielectrophoresis measures the cell conductivity and dielectric constant. Furthermore, previous researchers proved that non-invasive technique may reduce the harmful effect on the cell due to electrical exposure. The review compares in terms of working principles, sample applications, advantages and limitations of each technique.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: Electrical characterization; Single cell; Invasive; Non invasive; Biological cell
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Depositing User: Mrs Norsaini Abdul Samat
Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2020 23:33
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2020 23:33
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