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Fabric Chips: A Versatile Platform for Low-Cost, Rapid and Multiplexed Diagnostics

Dhananjaya Dendukuri and colleagues at Achira Labs in Inida are developing weaving as a platform for the manufacture of Fabchips (Fabric chips) that can be used to perform low­cost, rapid and multiplexed diagnostic tests. Textile weaving is a mature process that can help make reagent­functionalized chips in a convenient, affordable and scalable manner.

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