By Miguel Gama, Fernando Dourado, Stanislaw Bielecki
Bacterial Nanocellulose: From Biotechnology to Bio-Economy offers an summary at the present and destiny functions of bacterial nanocellulose, views at the ecology and economics of its construction, and a short ancient evaluate of BNC comparable companies.
- Discusses fresh progresses at the molecular mechanism of BNC biosynthesis, its law, and creation techniques
- Covers advances within the use of BNC in bio- and nano-polymer composite materials
- Presents a close financial research of BNC production
- Provides an summary at the regulatory framework at the meals and biomedical fields
- Reviews present study within the biomedical and meals industries, identifies gaps, and indicates destiny needs
- Raises information approximately this fabric and its strength makes use of in emergent fields, similar to the advance of aerogels and optoelectronic devices
By Paras N. Prasad
This e-book is an advent to the rising box of nanomedicine and its purposes to health and wellbeing care. It describes the numerous multidisciplinary demanding situations dealing with nanomedicine and discusses the necessary collaboration among chemists, physicists, engineers and clinicians. The publication introduces the reader to nanomedicine's large power to enhance and expand human existence throughout the program of nanomaterials in prognosis and treatment of disorder.
By David E. Reisner
''The influence and value of nanotechnology maintains to develop, and nanomedicine and biotechnology became parts of elevated improvement. Biomedical engineers who paintings with organic approaches and buildings should have a deeply rooted figuring out of the position of bionanotechnology, a swiftly evolving area of the nanotechnology box. Bionanotechnology II: international clients is a follow-up to the editors highly winning first quantity, containing 26 totally new contributions that supply a large survey of study shaping this serious box. With insurance of technical and nontechnical components, the booklet bargains consultant reporting on a large choice of job from all over the world. It discusses the position of nanotechnology in novel clinical units, bioanalytical applied sciences, and nanobiomaterials.Topics mentioned contain: rising microscale applied sciences, bionanotech-based water therapy, tissue engineering and drug supply, antimicrobial nanomaterials within the cloth undefined, bionanotechnology purposes in vegetation and agriculture, with contributions from researchers in Israel, Egypt, Iran, Jordan, Singapore, South Africa, Turkey, Thailand, Argentina, the uk, and the USA. This quantity offers a global point of view on a number of the serious components shaping bionanotechnology today''--Provided by way of publisher. Read more...
By Stephen C. Cowin
The seven papers of this quantity current a glimpse into present examine on tender tissue mechanics in addition to a few destiny instructions. The seven papers main issue tissues in the cardiovascular approach: 3 specialise in arteries, 3 at the middle, and one on biaxial checking out of planar tissues similar to middle valves. on condition that heart problems is still the best explanation for dying within the built international, the significance of such study is obvious. There are remarkable universal positive factors of the seven papers. First, many of the proposed constitutive kin are prompted without delay through facts at the underlying microstructure, and particularly the orientations of a structurally vital protein (collagen) that types as undulated cross-linked fibers. one other function of lots of the papers is the honor of the truth that either arteries and the center comprise muscle and that there's a have to quantify the so-called energetic (contractile) reaction as well as the passive (non-contractile) reaction. Such relatives mustn't ever basically be structurally influenced, they need to eventually comprise the kinetics of calcium delivery within the muscle. Constitutive family for lively habit are mentioned within the majority of the papers. the expansion and reworking of cardiovascular tissues is one other universal function of the papers. over the past 20 years, separate advances in biochemistry, telephone biology, genetic engineering, and biomechanics have centred awareness at the ubiquitous position of development and reworking of tissues.
By Andrea Varsavsky
Analysis of clinical info utilizing engineering instruments is a speedily growing to be region, either in examine and in undefined, but few texts exist that deal with the matter from an interdisciplinary point of view. Epileptic Seizures and the EEG: size, versions, Detection and Prediction brings jointly biology and engineering practices and identifies the facets of the sphere which are most crucial to the research of epilepsy.
Analysis of EEG records
The e-book starts by way of summarizing the body structure and the elemental rules at the back of the size, research and modeling of the epileptic mind. It introduces the EEG as a measured sign and explains its use within the research of epilepsy. subsequent, it presents an evidence of the kind of mind job more likely to sign up in EEG measurements, delivering quantitative research of the populations of neurons that give a contribution to either scalp and cortical EEG and discussing the constraints and results that offerings made within the recording strategy have at the information. The booklet presents an outline of the way those EEG documents are and feature been analyzed long ago, targeting the maths suitable to the matter of class of EEG. The authors use those extracted gains to tell apart among or classify inter-seizure, pre-seizure and seizure EEG.
The problem of seizure prediction
The publication makes a speciality of the matter of seizure detection and surveys the physiologically established dynamic versions of mind job. eventually, the booklet addresses the elemental question: can seizures be envisioned? Through research of epileptic task spanning from three hours to twenty-five years, it truly is proposed that seizures could be predictable, however the quantity of information required is larger than formerly inspiration. according to the authors’ large learn, the ebook concludes through exploring more than a few destiny chances in seizure prediction.
By Yang Cai
"In way of life, we frequently realize styles from ad-hoc sensors and make intuitive judgements. This strategy is named ambient diagnostics. This textbook is written for rising classes in biomedical engineering, electric engineering, and laptop technological know-how that discover clever software program diagnostics from reasonable units, reminiscent of sensors on cellphones, microphones, cameras, and gyroscopes. The text evokes readers to layout and increase instruments tor own healthiness tracking and analysis. it's a visionary try and let pervasive tracking of adjusting wellbeing and fitness prestige, a number of sensory fusion, and telemedicine correct from one's pocket. This in flip will considerably decrease the price of healthcare and increase caliber of life"--Provided through publisher. �Read more...
By Shaurya Prakash and Junghoon Yeom (Auth.)
To offer an interdisciplinary readership with the required toolkit to paintings with micro- and nanofluidics, this booklet offers easy conception, basics of microfabrication, complicated fabrication tools, equipment characterization tools and designated examples of purposes of nanofluidics units and structures. Case stories describing fabrication of complicated micro- and nanoscale structures support the reader achieve a pragmatic realizing of constructing and fabricating such platforms. The ensuing paintings covers the basics, strategies and utilized demanding situations of practical engineered nanofluidic platforms for various assorted functions, together with discussions of lab-on-chip, bio-related purposes and rising applied sciences for strength and environmental engineering.
- The basics of micro- and nanofluidic platforms and micro- and nanofabrication innovations supply readers from quite a few educational backgrounds with the knowledge required to enhance new platforms and applications.
- Case reports introduce and illustrate cutting-edge functions throughout components, together with lab-on-chip, power and bio-based applications.
- Prakash and Yeom offer readers with an important toolkit to take micro- and nanofluidic purposes out of the examine lab and into advertisement and laboratory applications.
By Shijie Liu
Bioprocess Engineering: Kinetics, Sustainability, and Reactor layout, moment Edition, presents a entire source on bioprocess kinetics, bioprocess structures, sustainability, and response engineering. writer Dr. Shijie Liu reports the suitable basics of chemical kinetics, batch and non-stop reactors, biochemistry, microbiology, molecular biology, response engineering, and bioprocess platforms engineering, additionally introducing key ideas that let bioprocess engineers to interact in research, optimization, and layout with constant keep watch over over organic and chemical ameliorations.
The quantitative therapy of bioprocesses is the critical subject matter during this e-book, with extra complicated suggestions and purposes being lined intensive. This up-to-date variation displays advances which are reworking the sphere, starting from genetic sequencing, to new thoughts for generating proteins from recombinant DNA, and from eco-friendly chemistry, to procedure balance and sustainability.
The ebook introduces options with extensive functions, together with the conversion of renewable biomass, the construction of chemical substances, fabrics, prescription drugs, biologics, and commodities, scientific functions, equivalent to tissue engineering and gene remedy, and fixing serious environmental problems.
- Includes the mechanistic description of biotransformations and chemical variations
- Provides quantitative descriptions of bioprocesses
- Contains huge illustrative drawings, which make the knowledge of the topic easy
- Includes bioprocess kinetics and reactor research
- Contains examples of a number of the method parameters, their value, and their particular useful use
- Incorporates sustainability techniques into many of the bioprocesses
By Michael R. King
This finished paintings discusses novel biomolecular surfaces which have been engineered to both keep watch over or degree mobilephone functionality on the atomic, molecular, and mobile degrees. every one bankruptcy offers genuine effects, techniques, and professional views of the way cells engage with biomolecular surfaces, with specific emphasis on interactions inside advanced mechanical environments comparable to within the cardiovascular approach. additionally, the publication offers specified assurance of irritation and mobile immune reaction as an invaluable version for the way engineering options and instruments might be successfully utilized to advanced structures in biomedicine.