Fig. 3: Principle of the shadow mask design via solid lift-off method and cell patterning via both the solid lift-off and microcontact-printing method. | Microsystems & Nanoengineering

Fig. 3: Principle of the shadow mask design via solid lift-off method and cell patterning via both the solid lift-off and microcontact-printing method.

From: A micropore array-based solid lift-off method for highly efficient and controllable cell alignment and spreading

Fig. 3

a Composite confining structures of the Parylene C micropore arrays. b Illustration of principles for cell patterning and typical images of FN micropatterns (green) and patterned cells with staining of nuclei (blue) and F-actin (red) generated by the present solid lift-off method (b1) and the previously reported protein micropattern-controlled method (e.g., microcontact printing26) (b2–b3)

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