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Bioengineered Nanomaterials

Atul Tiwari, Ashutosh Tiwari
April 06, 2017

Many varieties of new, complex diseases are constantly being discovered, which leaves scientists with little choice but to embrace innovative methods for controlling the invasion of life-threatening problems. The use of nanotechnology has given scientists an opportunity to create nanomaterials that...

Reliable Design of Medical Devices, Third Edition

Richard C. Fries
March 31, 2017

As medical devices become even more intricate, concerns about efficacy, safety, and reliability continue to be raised. Users and patients both want the device to operate as specified, perform in a safe manner, and continue to perform over a long period of time without failure. Following in the...

Cancer Biomarkers: Minimal and Noninvasive Early Diagnosis and Prognosis

Debmalya Barh, Angelo Carpi, Mukesh Verma, Mehmet Gunduz
March 31, 2017

  Gleaning information from more than 100 experts in the field of cancer diagnosis, prognosis, and therapy worldwide, Cancer Biomarkers: Non-Invasive Early Diagnosis and Prognosis determines the significance of clinical validation approaches for several markers. This book examines the use of...

OMICS: Biomedical Perspectives and Applications

Debmalya Barh, Kenneth Blum, Margaret A. Madigan
March 31, 2017

A reflection of the explosion of research and development in this field, OMICS: Biomedical Perspectives and Applications explores applications of omics in bioinformatics, cancer research and therapy, diabetes research, plant science, molecular biology, and neurosciences. A select editorial panel of...

Fundamentals of Biofilm Research, Second Edition

Zbigniew Lewandowski, Haluk Beyenal
March 31, 2017

The six years that have passed since the publication of the first edition have brought significant advances in both biofilm research and biofilm engineering, which have matured to the extent that biofilm-based technologies are now being designed and implemented. As a result, many chapters have been...

Articular Cartilage

Kyriacos A. Athanasiou, Eric M. Darling, Jerry C. Hu, Grayson D. DuRaine, A. Hari Reddi
March 29, 2017

Well-known for their inability to heal, articular cartilage injuries often degenerate inexorably to disastrous impairment. Multitudes of treatments have been devised for this problem, but no satisfactory long-term solutions have been established. Written by world-class experts, Articular Cartilage...

The Nanobiotechnology Handbook

Yubing Xie
March 29, 2017

A thorough overview of nanobiotechnology and its place in advances in applied science and engineering, The Nanobiotechnology Handbook combines contributions from physics, bioorganic and bioinorganic chemistry, molecular and cellular biology, materials science, and medicine as well as from...

Disposable Bioprocessing Systems

Sarfaraz K. Niazi
March 29, 2017

Because of many misconceptions, the biological drug manufacturing industry does not fully utilize disposable components, despite their wide availability. These misconceptions include concerns for the quality of materials, running costs, scalability, the level of automation possible, and the...

Marine Biomaterials: Characterization, Isolation and Applications

Se-Kwon Kim
March 29, 2017

Oceans are an abundant source of diverse biomaterials with potential for an array of uses. Marine Biomaterials: Characterization, Isolation and Applications brings together the wide range of research in this important area, including the latest developments and applications, from preliminary...

Nanopatterning and Nanoscale Devices for Biological Applications

Seila Šelimović
March 29, 2017

Nanoscale techniques and devices have had an explosive influence on research in life sciences and bioengineering. Reflecting this influence, Nanopatterning and Nanoscale Devices for Biological Applications provides valuable insight into the latest developments in nanoscale technologies for the...

Design Controls for the Medical Device Industry, Second Edition

Marie B. Teixeira, Marie B. Teixeira
March 29, 2017

The second edition of a bestseller, Design Controls for the Medical Device Industry provides a comprehensive review of the latest design control requirements, as well as proven tools and techniques to ensure your company’s design control program evolves in accordance with current industry practice....

Bacterial NanoCellulose: A Sophisticated Multifunctional Material

Miguel Gama, Paul Gatenholm, Dieter Klemm
March 29, 2017

Bacterial nanocellulose (BNC) is an emerging nanomaterial with unique properties produced by several species of ubiquitous fermentation bacteria, most importantly Gluconacetobacter xylinus, previously known as Acetobacter xylinum. BNC has been used for a variety of commercial applications including...

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