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Microfluidics for Biological Applications


Microfluidics for Biological Applications



von: Wei-Cheng Tian, Erin Finehout

154,69 €

Verlag: Springer
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 02.03.2009
ISBN/EAN: 9780387094809
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 416

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Microfluidics for Biological Applications provides researchers and scientists in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and life science industries with an introduction to the basics of microfluidics and also discusses how to link these technologies to various biological applications at the industrial and academic level. Readers will gain insight into a wide variety of biological applications for microfluidics.
The material presented here is divided into four parts, Part I gives perspective on the history and development of microfluidic technologies, Part II presents overviews on how microfluidic systems have been used to study and manipulate specific classes of components, Part III focuses on specific biological applications of microfluidics: biodefense, diagnostics, high throughput screening, and tissue engineering and finally Part IV concludes with a discussion of emerging trends in the microfluidics field and the current challenges to the growth and continuing success of the field.
This book provides researchers and scientists in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and life science industries with an introduction to the basics of microfluidics. It also discusses how to link these technologies to various biological applications.
Microfluidics for Biological Applications provides researchers and scientists in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and life science industries with an introduction to the basics of microfluidics and also discusses how to link these technologies to various biological applications at the industrial and academic level. Readers will gain insight into a wide variety of biological applications for microfluidics.
The material presented here is divided into four parts, Part I gives perspective on the history and development of microfluidic technologies, Part II presents overviews on how microfluidic systems have been used to study and manipulate specific classes of components, Part III focuses on specific biological applications of microfluidics: biodefense, diagnostics, high throughput screening, and tissue engineering and finally Part IV concludes with a discussion of emerging trends in the microfluidics field and the current challenges to the growth and continuing success of the field.
to Microfluidics.- Materials and Microfabrication Processes for Microfluidic Devices.- Interfacing Microfluidic Devices with the Macro World Abstract.- Genetic Analysis in Miniaturized Electrophoresis Systems.- Microfluidic Systems for Protein Separations.- Microfluidic Systems for Cellular Applications.- Microfluidic Systems for Engineering Vascularized Tissue Constructs.- High Throughput Screening Using Microfluidics.- Microfluidic Diagnostic Systems for the Rapid Detection and Quantification of Pathogens.- Microfluidic Applications in Biodefense.- Current and Future Trends in Microfluidics within Biotechnology Research.

Microfluidics for Biological Applications provides researchers and scientists in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and life science industries with an introduction to the basics of microfluidics and discusses how to link these technologies to various biological applications at the industrial and academic level. Readers will gain insight into a wide variety of biological applications for microfluidics.
The book begins with a perspective on the history and development of microfluidic technologies, followed by an overview on how microfluidic systems have been used to study and manipulate specific classes of components, including a discussion of specific biological applications of microfluidics and concludes with a discussion of emerging trends in the field. Microfluidics for Biological Applications provides information about the latest techniques and trends including:

Fabrication methods for microfluidic devices, including those using biodegradable materials
Use of microfluidics for high throughput screening
Microfluidic methods for detection of pathogens in diagnostic and biodefense applications
Analysis and manipulation of DNA, proteins, and cells in a microfluidic device
Use of microfluidic platforms for tissue engineering and vascularization
Microfluidics for Biological Applications is an ideal reference for researchers and practicing engineers, as well as graduate students who are either entering the field for the first time, or those already conducting research and who want to expand their knowledge in the area of microfluidics.
Provides readers with a primer overview and history of microfluidics so they can get up to speed quickly
Discusses and provides insights into how microfluidics can be used in various biological applications
Shows how microfluidic concepts are at work in specific products
Discusses the use of microfluidic systems in a wide range of biological settings including: genomic applications, protein science and proteomic applications, high throughput screening, cellular applications and more

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