Dielectric characterization of bacterial cells using dielectrophoresis

dc.contributor.authorSanchis, A.
dc.contributor.authorSancho Ruíz, Miguel
dc.contributor.authorMartínez López, Genoveva
dc.contributor.authorSebastián Franco, José Luis
dc.contributor.authorMuñoz San Martín, Sagrario
dc.contributor.authorMiranda Pantoja, José Miguel
dc.description© Wiley-Liss, Inc. Financial support from a EU grant (QLK2-CT-2001-70561 RASTUD) is gratefully acknowledged.
dc.description.abstractMeasurements of dielectrophoretic collection spectra of Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus suspensions are used for obtaining dielectric characteristics of both types of bacteria. The experiments are interpreted using a numerical method that models the cells as compartmented spherical or rod-like particles. We show the usefulness of this simple method to extract significant information about the electrical properties of Gram-negative and -positive bacteria.
dc.description.departmentDepto. de Estructura de la Materia, Física Térmica y Electrónica
dc.description.facultyFac. de Ciencias Físicas
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dc.subject.unesco2202.03 Electricidad
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