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For inquiries regarding RootChip design, fabrication protocols, carrier design, or advice, please contact:
Dr. Guido Grossmann - grossmann[at]stanford.edu
(A) Image of a PDMS chip with eight mounted live plants. Control and flow channels of the chip are filled for illustration with red and blue food coloring, respectively. Bar = 1 cm.
(B) Top view of the eight plants in conical cylinders filled with agar and mounted onto the chip. Arrow indicates the growth direction of the root. Bar = 0.5 cm
Bottom view of the microchannels containing roots of seedlings 7 d after germination (cf. Supplemental Movies
online). Arrows indicate the perspective for (B)
. Bar = 0.5 mm.
Link to THE PLANT CELL paper:
Link to JOURNAL OF VISUALIZED EXPERIMENTS paper: