Effect of roughness on gigaseal formation

Majid Malboubi*, Kyle Jiang

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


A rough pipette tip in conventional patch clamping, or patching site in planar patch clamping prevents seal formation. In this chapter the effect of roughness on gigaseal formation is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Number of pages19
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014

Publication series

NameSpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology
ISSN (Print)2191-530X
ISSN (Electronic)2191-5318

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Mathematics(all)
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Engineering(all)


Dive into the research topics of 'Effect of roughness on gigaseal formation'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this