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Modeling the 3D Conformation of Genomes

1st Edition

Guido Tiana, Luca Giorgetti
January 23, 2019

This book provides a timely summary of physical modeling approaches applied to biological datasets that describe conformational properties of chromosomes in the cell nucleus. Chapters explain how to convert raw experimental data into 3D conformations, and how to use models to better understand...

Templated DNA Nanotechnology: Functional DNA Nanoarchitectonics

1st Edition

Thimmaiah Govindaraju
January 21, 2019

Nucleic acids have structurally evolved over billions of years to effectively store and transfer genetic information. In the 1980s, Nadrian Seeman’s idea of constructing a 3D lattice from DNA led to utilizing DNA as nanomolecular building blocks to create emergent molecular systems and nanomaterial...

Immune Aspects of Biopharmaceuticals and Nanomedicines

1st Edition

Raj Bawa, Janos Szebeni, Thomas J Webster, Gerald F. Audette
January 18, 2019

The enormous advances in the immunologic aspects of biotherapeutics and nanomedicines in the past two decades has necessitated an authoritative and comprehensive reference source that can be relied upon by immunologists, biomedical researchers, clinicians, pharmaceutical companies, regulators,...

Labs on Chip: Principles, Design and Technology

1st Edition

Eugenio Iannone
January 08, 2019

Labs on Chip: Principles, Design and Technology provides a complete reference for the complex field of labs on chip in biotechnology. Merging three main areas— fluid dynamics, monolithic micro- and nanotechnology, and out-of-equilibrium biochemistry—this text integrates coverage of technology...

Nanoparticles in Polymer Systems for Biomedical Applications

1st Edition

Jince Thomas, Sabu Thomas, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Jiya Jose
January 08, 2019

The volume includes presentations of technological and research accomplishments along with novel approaches in nanomedicine and nanotechnology. It explores the different types of nanomedicinal drugs with their production and commercial significance. Other topics discussed are...

Introduction to Megavoltage X-Ray Dose Computation Algorithms

1st Edition

Jerry Battista
January 02, 2019

Read an exclusive interview with Dr. Jerry Battista here. A critical element of radiation treatment planning for cancer is the accurate prediction and delivery of a tailored radiation dose distribution inside the patient. Megavoltage x-ray beams are aimed at the tumour, while collateral damage to...

Drug Delivery Nanosystems: From Bioinspiration and Biomimetics to Clinical Applications

1st Edition

Natassa Pippa, Costas Demetzos, Stergios Pispas
January 02, 2019

Nanotechnology seeks to exploit distinct technological advances controlling the structure of nanoscale biomaterials at a nanodimensional scale approaching individual molecules and their aggregates or supramolecular structures. The term "nanomedicine" is used to describe those technologies under the...

Biomaterials for Cell Delivery: Vehicles in Regenerative Medicine

1st Edition

Aaron S. Goldstein
December 10, 2018

The purpose of this book is to summarize key strategies and recent accomplishments in the area of developing cell/biomaterial constructs for regenerative medicine. The first section is a review of the state-of-the-art of biomaterial carriers and is divided into synthetic and natural materials. A...

Mathematical Population Dynamics and Epidemiology in Temporal and Spatio-Temporal Domains

1st Edition

Harkaran Singh, Joydip Dhar
December 07, 2018

Mankind now faces even more challenging environment- and health-related problems than ever before. Readily available transportation systems facilitate the swift spread of diseases as large populations migrate from one part of the world to another. Studies on the spread of the communicable diseases...

Disinfection and Decontamination: A Practical Handbook

1st Edition

Jeanne Moldenhauer
December 05, 2018

This book describes various methods of decontamination and how the methods work. There is a discussion of the various cleaning and disinfection methods utilized, along with details of how to qualify these methods. It also describes new technologies that may be useful in the battle for...

Whole Body Vibrations: Physical and Biological Effects on the Human Body

1st Edition

Redha Taiar, Christiano Bittencourt Machado, Xavier Chiementin, Mario Bernardo-Filho
November 30, 2018

Whole Body Vibrations: Physical and Biological Effects on the Human Body allows an understanding about the qualities and disadvantages of vibration exposure on the human body with a biomechanical and medical perspective. It offers a comprehensive range of principles, methods, techniques and tools...

Adaptive Motion Compensation in Radiotherapy

1st Edition

Martin J. Murphy
November 28, 2018

External-beam radiotherapy has long been challenged by the simple fact that patients can (and do) move during the delivery of radiation. Recent advances in imaging and beam delivery technologies have made the solution—adapting delivery to natural movement—a practical reality. Adaptive Motion...

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