Nanochip vs. Biochip

Nanochip vs. Biochip — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Nanochip and Biochip

Nanochipnoun

A nanoscale integrated circuit.

Biochipnoun

An array of miniaturized chemical or biological test sites that is arranged on a substrate so that many tests can be performed simultaneously and that is used to sequence genes, analyze proteins, and identify toxins.

Biochipnoun

A microchip made from organic molecules rather than semiconductors.

Biochipnoun

(computing) A microchip made from biological macromolecules (especially DNA) rather than a semiconductor

Biochipnoun

An identification chip fitted into the flesh of an animal

Biochipnoun

a microchip that uses tiny strands of DNA to latch onto and quickly recognize thousands of genes at a time; intended for use in a biological environment

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