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Micro and Nano Systems for Biophysical Studies of Cells and Small Organisms

Micro and Nano Systems for Biophysical Studies of Cells and Small Organisms
  • Author : Xinyu Liu
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 September 2021
  • ISBN : 9780128239902
  • Pages : 340 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Micro and Nano Systems for Biophysical Studies of Cells and Small Organisms is the first book providing a comprehensive introduction to the state-of-the-art micro and nano systems that have recently been developed and applied to biophysical studies of cells and small organisms. These micro and nano systems span from microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) and microfluidic devices to robotic micro-nanomanipulation systems. The biophysical studies range from cell mechanics to neural science of worms and Drosophila. This book helps readers to understand the fundamentals in the development of these tools and learn the most recent advances in cellular and organismal biophysics enabled by these technologies. Comprehensive coverage of the micro and nano systems technology and application to biophysical studies of cells and small organisms Highlight of the most recent advances in cellular and organismal biophysics enabled by micro and?nano?systems Insightful outlook on future directions and trends in each chapter covering a sub-area of the book topic


Micro and Nano Systems for Biophysical Studies of Cells and Small Organisms

Micro and Nano Systems for Biophysical Studies of Cells and Small Organisms
  • Author : Xinyu Liu,Yu Sun
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 September 2021
GET THIS BOOKMicro and Nano Systems for Biophysical Studies of Cells and Small Organisms

Micro and Nano Systems for Biophysical Studies of Cells and Small Organisms is the first book providing a comprehensive introduction to the state-of-the-art micro and nano systems that have recently been developed and applied to biophysical studies of cells and small organisms. These micro and nano systems span from microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) and microfluidic devices to robotic micro-nanomanipulation systems. The biophysical studies range from cell mechanics to neural science of worms and Drosophila. This book helps readers to understand the


Micro- and Nanosystems for Biotechnology

Micro- and Nanosystems for Biotechnology
  • Author : J. Christopher Love
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 07 March 2016
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Emphasizing their emerging capabilities, this volume provides a strong foundation for an understanding of how micro- and nanotechnologies used in biomedical research have evolved from concepts to working platforms. Volume editor Christopher Love has assembled here a highly interdisciplinary group of authors with backgrounds ranging from chemical engineering right up to materials science to reflect how the intersection of ideas from biology with engineering disciplines has spurred on innovations. In fact, a number of the basic technologies described are reaching


Micro- and Nanomanipulation Tools

Micro- and Nanomanipulation Tools
  • Author : Yu Sun,Xinyu Liu
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 23 November 2015
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Combining robotics with nanotechnology, this ready reference summarizes the fundamentals and emerging applications in this fascinating research field. This is the first book to introduce tools specifically designed and made for manipulating micro- and nanometer-sized objects, and presents such examples as semiconductor packaging and clinical diagnostics as well as surgery. The first part discusses various topics of on-chip and device-based micro- and nanomanipulation, including the use of acoustic, magnetic, optical or dielectrophoretic fields, while surface-driven and high-speed microfluidic manipulation for


Size Limits of Very Small Microorganisms

Size Limits of Very Small Microorganisms
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,Space Studies Board,Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications,Steering Group for the Workshop on Size Limits of Very Small Microorganisms
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 13 September 1999
GET THIS BOOKSize Limits of Very Small Microorganisms

How small can a free-living organism be? On the surface, this question is straightforward-in principle, the smallest cells can be identified and measured. But understanding what factors determine this lower limit, and addressing the host of other questions that follow on from this knowledge, require a fundamental understanding of the chemistry and ecology of cellular life. The recent report of evidence for life in a martian meteorite and the prospect of searching for biological signatures in intelligently chosen samples from


Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology

Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology
  • Author : Costas Demetzos
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 11 May 2016
GET THIS BOOKPharmaceutical Nanotechnology

This textbook explains the fundamental aspects of nanotechnology and fills the gap between bio-inspired nanotechnological systems and functionality of living organisms, introducing new insights to their physicochemical, biophysical and thermodynamic behaviour. Addressed to all those involved in recent advances in pharmaceutics, this book is divided in three major parts: Part A refers to the physicochemical and thermodynamics aspects of nanosystems, wherein their biophysical behaviour is correlated with that of the cells of living organisms; Part B refers to the application


Thermodynamics and Biophysics of Biomedical Nanosystems

Thermodynamics and Biophysics of Biomedical Nanosystems
  • Author : Costas Demetzos,Natassa Pippa
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 04 March 2019
GET THIS BOOKThermodynamics and Biophysics of Biomedical Nanosystems

This book highlights the recent advances of thermodynamics and biophysics in drug delivery nanosystems and in biomedical nanodevices. The up-to-date book provides an in-depth knowledge of bio-inspired nanotechnological systems for pharmaceutical applications. Biophysics and thermodynamics, supported by mathematics, are the locomotive by which the drug transportation and the targeting processes will be achieved under the light of the modern pharmacotherapy. They are considered as scientific tools that promote the understanding of physicochemical and thermotropic functionality and behavior of artificial cell



NanoBioEngineering

NanoBioEngineering
  • Author : Bhupinder Singh
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 02 November 2018
GET THIS BOOKNanoBioEngineering

The objective of this book is to provide the fundamental comprehension of a broad range of topics in an integrated volume such that readership hailing from diverse disciplines can rapidly acquire the necessary background for applying it in pertinent research and development field.



Advanced Environmental Analysis

Advanced Environmental Analysis
  • Author : Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain,Boris Kharisov
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release : 08 November 2016
GET THIS BOOKAdvanced Environmental Analysis

Environmental analysis techniques have advanced due to the use of nanotechnologies in improving the detection sensitivity and miniaturization of the devices in analytical procedures. These allow for developments such as increases in analyte concentration, the removal of interfering species and improvements in the detection limits. Bridging a gap in the literature, this book uniquely brings together state-of-the-art research in the applications of novel nanomaterials to each of the classical components of environmental analysis, namely sample preparation and extraction, separation and


Tissue Repair, Contraction and the Myofibroblast

Tissue Repair, Contraction and the Myofibroblast
  • Author : Christine Chaponnier,Alexis Desmoulière,Giulio Gabbiani
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 26 February 2007
GET THIS BOOKTissue Repair, Contraction and the Myofibroblast

Tissue Repair, Contraction and the Myofibroblast summarizes the latest findings concerning the biology of the myofibroblast, a cell involved in the evolution and contraction of granulation tissue and of fibrotic changes. Coverage shows that the myofibroblast is responsible for the development of hypertrophic scars, pulmonary and renal fibrosis and bronchial asthma. Reviews the cell biology and pathology of the myofibroblast as well as mechanisms of fibrosis evolution in many organs and tissues.


Biological Micro- and Nanotribology

Biological Micro- and Nanotribology
  • Author : Matthias Scherge,Stanislav S. N. Gorb
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 11 November 2013
GET THIS BOOKBiological Micro- and Nanotribology

By employing a combination of approaches from several disciplines the authors elucidate the principles of a variety of biomechanical systems that rely on frictional surfaces or adhesive secretions to attach parts of the body to one another or to attach organisms to a substrate. This account provides an excellent starting point for engineers and physicists working with biological systems and for biologists studying friction and adhesion. It will also serve as a valuable introduction for graduate students entering this interdisciplinary


Nanomaterials for Drug Delivery and Therapy

Nanomaterials for Drug Delivery and Therapy
  • Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release : 14 March 2019
GET THIS BOOKNanomaterials for Drug Delivery and Therapy

Nanomaterials for Drug Delivery and Therapy presents recent advances in the field of nanobiomaterials and their important applications in drug delivery, therapy and engineering. The book offers pharmaceutical perspectives, exploring the development of nanobiomaterials and their interaction with the human body. Chapters show how nanomaterials are used in treatments, including neurology, dentistry and cancer therapy. Authored by a range of contributors from global institutions, this book offers a broad, international perspective on how nanotechnology-based advances are leading to novel drug


Globalization, Biosecurity, and the Future of the Life Sciences

Globalization, Biosecurity, and the Future of the Life Sciences
  • Author : National Research Council,Institute of Medicine,Board on Global Health,Policy and Global Affairs,Development, Security, and Cooperation,Committee on Advances in Technology and the Prevention of Their Application to Next Generation Biowarfare Threats
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 07 June 2006
GET THIS BOOKGlobalization, Biosecurity, and the Future of the Life Sciences

Biomedical advances have made it possible to identify and manipulate features of living organisms in useful ways--leading to improvements in public health, agriculture, and other areas. The globalization of scientific and technical expertise also means that many scientists and other individuals around the world are generating breakthroughs in the life sciences and related technologies. The risks posed by bioterrorism and the proliferation of biological weapons capabilities have increased concern about how the rapid advances in genetic engineering and biotechnology could


Nanopositioning Technologies

Nanopositioning Technologies
  • Author : Changhai Ru,Xinyu Liu,Yu Sun
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 22 December 2015
GET THIS BOOKNanopositioning Technologies

This book covers the state-of-the-art technologies for positioning with nanometer resolutions and accuracies, particularly those based on piezoelectric actuators and MEMS actuators. The latest advances are described, including the design of nanopositioning devices, sensing and actuation technologies and control methods for nanopositioning. This is an ideal book for mechanical and electrical engineering students and researchers; micro and nanotechnology researchers and graduate students; as well as those working in the precision instrumentation or semiconductor industries.