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Immunoassays: Development, Applications and Future Trends

Richard O'Kennedy, Caroline Murphy
June 15, 2017

The concept behind this book is to provide a detailed and practical overview of the development and use of immunoassays in many different areas. Immunoassays are analytical tests that utilise antibodies to measure the amount, activity or identity of an analyte. This book is designed to provide a...

Biomaterial Mechanics

Heather N. Hayenga, Helim Aranda-Espinoza
June 02, 2017

This book describes the fundamental knowledge of mechanics and its application to biomaterials. An overivew of computer modeling in biomaterials is offered and multiple fields where biomaterials are used are reviewed with particular emphasis to the importance of the mechanical properties of...

Animal Locomotion: Physical Principles and Adaptations

Malcolm S. Gordon, Reinhard Blickhan, John O. Dabiri, John J. Videler
May 22, 2017

Animal Locomotion: Physical Principles and Adaptations is a professional-level, state of the art review and reference summarizing the current understanding of macroscopic metazoan animal movement. The comparative biophysics, biomechanics and bioengineering of swimming, flying and terrestrial...

Digital Microfluidic Biochips: Design Automation and Optimization

Krishnendu Chakrabarty, Tao Xu
May 22, 2017

Microfluidics-based biochips combine electronics with biochemistry, providing access to new application areas in a wide variety of fields. Continued technological innovations are essential to assuring the future role of these chips in functional diversification in biotech, pharmaceuticals, and...

Dosimetry in Bioelectromagnetics

Marko Markov
May 11, 2017

Dosimetry refers to the calculation and assessment of the radiation dose received by the human body. The proposed book will place emphasis on the existence of physical and biophysical dosimetry. It will be discussed for the proper description and evaluation of the signal at the power generation...

Heart Mechanics: Magnetic Resonance Imaging—The Complete Guide

El-Sayed H. Ibrahim
May 10, 2017

This book details the latest research on magnetic resonance (MRI) tagging technology related to heart mechanics. The book compare and contrast different tagging techniques, explain different imaging sequences and post processing algorithms, and associate the tagging techniques with different...

Radiation in Medicine and Biology

Pandit B. Vidyasagar, Sagar S. Jagtap, Omprakash Yemul
May 08, 2017

This book focuses on the conventional and emerging applications of radiations, which include radio waves and ultraviolet and gamma radiations. It discusses new techniques in radiation therapy and the effects of ionizing radiations on biological systems. The applications of radiations in the...

Handbook of Intelligent Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, Second Edition

Gilson Khang
May 02, 2017

Millions of patients suffer from end-stage organ failure or tissue loss annually, and the only solution might be organ and/or tissue transplantation. To avoid poor biocompatibility–related problems and donor organ shortage, however, around 20 years ago a new, hybridized method combining cells and...

Hemodialysis Membranes: For Engineers to Medical Practitioners

Sirshendu De, Anirban Roy
May 02, 2017

Book initiates with introductory material to hemodialysis technology and its historical evolution and later on divulging into the field of biomaterials. With this background, the book discusses selection criteria of a suitable biomaterial for synthesis of haemodialysis membranes along with...

OMICS: Applications in Biomedical, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences

Debmalya Barh, Vasudeo Zambare, Vasco Azevedo
April 28, 2017

With the advent of new technologies and acquired knowledge, the number of fields in omics and their applications in diverse areas are rapidly increasing in the postgenomics era. Such emerging fields—including pharmacogenomics, toxicogenomics, regulomics, spliceomics, metagenomics, and...

EEG/ERP Analysis: Methods and Applications

Kamel Nidal, Aamir Saeed Malik
April 27, 2017

Changes in the neurological functions of the human brain are often a precursor to numerous degenerative diseases. Advanced EEG systems and other monitoring systems used in preventive diagnostic procedures incorporate innovative features for brain monitoring functions such as real-time automated...

Measurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors Handbook, Second Edition: Electromagnetic, Optical, Radiation, Chemical, and Biomedical Measurement

John G. Webster, Halit Eren
April 26, 2017

The Second Edition of the bestselling Measurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors Handbook brings together all aspects of the design and implementation of measurement, instrumentation, and sensors. Reflecting the current state of the art, it describes the use of instruments and techniques for...