RootChip

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For inquiries regarding RootChip design, fabrication protocols, carrier design, or advice, please contact:

Dr. Guido Grossmann - grossmann[at]stanford.edu

The RootChip.
(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
(C) Bottom view of the microchannels containing roots of seedlings 7 d after germination (cf. Supplemental Movies online). Arrows indicate the perspective for (B) and (C). Bar = 0.5 mm.

 

Link to THE PLANT CELL paper:

http://www.plantcell.org/content/23/12/4234.long

 

Link to JOURNAL OF VISUALIZED EXPERIMENTS paper:

http://www.jove.com/video/4290/time-lapse-fluorescence-imaging-of-arabid...