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Development of In-Vivo Biofuel Cell for implantable medical devices

Mohd. Salleh, Hamzah and Mohd Yusoff, Nur Syaheera and Othman, Raihan and Abd Wahab, Mohd Firdaus (2011) Development of In-Vivo Biofuel Cell for implantable medical devices. In: Current Research and Development in Biotechnology Engineering at IIUM (volume II). IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 182-191. ISBN 978-967-418-151-2

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Abstract

The electrochemical aCtivIty of human leukocytes (white blood cells and platelets) was investigated by measuring the current output and open circuit potential produced from a biofuel cell (BFC). White blood cells and platelets were isolated from whole human blood, suspended in phosphate buffered saline solution and introduced to the anode compartment of the biofuel cell. Red blood cells were isolated and introduced to the cathode. Measurements of current and open circuit potential were conducted once the BFC was assembled. The results of this study indicate the possibility of functionalizing an in-vivo biofuel cell utilizing human blood as the energy source.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 1813/20792
Uncontrolled Keywords: Biofuel cell, human blood, in vivo, current, battery
Subjects: T Technology > TP Chemical technology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Biotechnology Engineering
Depositing User: Dr Hamzah Mohd. Salleh
Date Deposited: 27 Nov 2012 14:39
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2012 14:42
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/20792

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