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Diagnostic Devices with Microfluidics

Francesco Piraino, Šeila Selimović
June 14, 2017

This book provides a current view of the research and commercial landscape of diagnostics devices, particularly those that utilize microscale technologies, intended for both patient and laboratory use. Common diagnostic devices that are based on microfluidic principles include glucose sensors for...

3D Cell-Based Biosensors in Drug Discovery Programs: Microtissue Engineering for High Throughput Screening

William S. Kisaalita
June 13, 2017

Advances in genomics and combinatorial chemistry during the past two decades inspired innovative technologies and changes in the discovery and pre-clinical development paradigm with the goal of accelerating the process of bringing therapeutic drugs to market. Written by William Kisaalita, one of...

Advances in Numerical Heat Transfer, Volume 3

W. J. Minkowycz
June 13, 2017

Definitive Treatment of the Numerical Simulation of Bioheat Transfer and Fluid Flow Motivated by the upwelling of current interest in subjects critical to human health, Advances in Numerical Heat Transfer, Volume 3 presents the latest information on bioheat and biofluid flow. Like its predecessors,...

Military Injury Biomechanics: The Cause and Prevention of Impact Injuries

Melanie Franklyn, Peter Vee Sin Lee
June 12, 2017

Military Injury Biomechanics: The Cause and Prevention of Impact Injuries is a reference manual where information and data from a large number of sources, focussing on injuries related to military events, has been critically reviewed and discussed. The book covers the cause and prevention of impact...

Applied Optics Fundamentals and Device Applications: Nano, MOEMS, and Biotechnology

Mark A. Mentzer
June 07, 2017

How does the field of optical engineering impact biotechnology? Perhaps for the first time, Applied Optics Fundamentals and Device Applications: Nano, MOEMS, and Biotechnology answers that question directly by integrating coverage of the many disciplines and applications involved in optical...

Adhesion Molecules

Victor R. Preedy
June 07, 2017

This book covers the structure and classification of adhesion molecules in relation to signaling pathways and gene expression. It discusses immunohistochemical localization, neutrophil migration, and junctional, functional, and inflammatory adhesion molecules in pathologies such as leukocyte...

Colloids in Biotechnology

Monzer Fanun
May 31, 2017

Colloids show great potential in a wide variety of applications, including drug delivery and medical imaging, and the design and fabrication of colloid systems has attracted considerable interest in the research community. Colloids in Biotechnology describes developments in the field of...

Systems Biology and Bioinformatics: A Computational Approach

Kayvan Najarian, Siamak Najarian, Shahriar Gharibzadeh, Christopher N. Eichelberger
May 31, 2017

The availability of molecular imaging and measurement systems enables today’s biologists to swiftly monitor thousands of genes involved in a host of diseases, a critical factor in specialized drug development. Systems Biology and Bioinformatics: A Computational Approach provides students with a...

Biotechnology in Agriculture and Food Processing: Opportunities and Challenges

Parmjit S. Panesar, Satwinder S. Marwaha
May 16, 2017

An instructive and comprehensive overview of the use of biotechnology in agriculture and food production, Biotechnology in Agriculture and Food Processing: Opportunities and Challenges discusses how biotechnology can improve the quality and productivity of agriculture and food products. It includes...

OMICS Applications in Crop Science

Debmalya Barh
May 10, 2017

Merging topical data from recently published review and research articles, as well as the knowledge and insight of industry experts, Omics Applications in Crop Science delves into plant science, and various technologies that use omics in agriculture. This book concentrates on crop breeding and...

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...

Tissue Engineering: Principles and Practices

John P. Fisher, Antonios G. Mikos, Joseph D. Bronzino, Donald R. Peterson
April 13, 2017

Tissue engineering research continues to captivate the interest of researchers and the general public alike. Popular media outlets like The New York Times, Time, and Wired continue to engage a wide audience and foster excitement for the field as regenerative medicine inches toward becoming a...

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