BioMed Research International / 2013 / Article / Fig 5

Research Article

Development of a Generic Microfluidic Device for Simultaneous Detection of Antibodies and Nucleic Acids in Oral Fluids

Figure 5

On-chip RNA isolation protocol compared to a typical manual benchtop operation. The bench top RNA isolation protocol involves several centrifugation steps using spin columns provided with a silica purification membrane. For the chip protocol, these steps were replaced by on-chip vacuum filtration.