By Jameel M. Al-Khayri,Shri Mohan Jain,Dennis V. Johnson
By Jameel M. Al-Khayri,Shri Mohan Jain,Dennis V. Johnson
By Simon C. F. Rawlinson
An rising box on the interface of biology and engineering, mechanobiology explores the mechanisms wherein cells feel and reply to mechanical signals—and holds nice promise in a single day unravelling the mysteries of mobile and extracellular matrix mechanics to healing a huge variety of illnesses. Mechanobiology: Exploitation for clinical Benefit offers a finished evaluation of rules of mechanobiology, highlighting the level to which organic tissues are uncovered to the mechanical surroundings, demonstrating the significance of the mechanical surroundings in residing platforms, and severely reviewing the most recent experimental systems during this rising field.
Featuring contributions from a number of most sensible specialists within the box, chapters start with an creation to primary mechanobiological rules; after which continue to discover the connection of this huge strength in nature to tissues of musculoskeletal platforms, middle and lung vasculature, the kidney glomerulus, and cutaneous tissues. Examples of a few present experimental types are provided conveying appropriate features of mechanobiology, highlighting rising traits and promising avenues of study within the improvement of cutting edge therapies.
Timely and significant, Mechanobiology: Exploitation for scientific Benefit deals illuminating insights into an rising box that has the capability to revolutionise our comprehension of applicable cellphone biology and the way forward for biomedical research.
By L. Nokes,D. Jennings,T. Flint,B. Turton
By Denis Murphy
By Anil K. Pabby,Syed S.H. Rizvi,Ana Maria Sastre Requena
By Slobodan Vukicevic,Kuber T. Sampath
By Marcelino Cereijido,James M. Anderson
By Esmaiel Et Al Jabbari,Esmaiel Jabbari,Deok-Ho Kim,Luke P Lee,Amir Ghaemmaghami,Ali Khademhosseini
The following three-volume set covers the fields of bioinspired fabrics, electromechanical structures constructed from strategies encouraged by way of nature, and tissue versions respectively.
quantity 1: Bioinspired Materials
quantity 2: Electromechanical Systems
quantity three: Tissue Models
The first quantity makes a speciality of the rational layout of nano- and micro-structured hierarchical fabrics encouraged via the proper features in residing structures, resembling the self-cleaning skill of lotus leaves and cicadas' wings; some of the best jogging skill of water striders; the anti-fogging functionality of mosquitoes' eyes; the water-collecting skill of Namib desolate tract Beetles and spider silk; the excessive adhesivity of geckos' toes and rose petals; the excessive adhesivity of mussels in rainy aquatic environments; the anisotropic wetting of butterflies' wings; the anti-reflection services of cicadas' wings; the self-cleaning performance of fish scales; form anisotropy of intracellular debris; the dielectric houses of muscle mass; the sunshine spectral features of plant leaves; the regeneration and self-healing skill of earthworms; the self-repairing skill of lotus leaves; the broadband reflectivity of moths' eyes; the multivalent binding, self-assembly and responsiveness of mobile structures; the biomineral formation in micro organism, vegetation, invertebrates, and vertebrates; the multi-layer constitution of pores and skin; the association of tissue fibers; DNA constructions with metal-mediated man made base pairs; and the anisotropic microstructure of jellyfish mesogloea. during this quantity, sensor and microfluidic applied sciences mixed with floor patterning are explored for the analysis and tracking of ailments. The excessive throughput combinatorial trying out of biomaterials in regenerative drugs can be covered.
By Shang-Tian Yang
Bioprocessing for Value-Added items from Renewable Resources presents a well timed evaluate of latest and unconventional strategies for production high-value items in line with uncomplicated organic fabric. The e-book discusses the rules underpinning smooth business biotechnology and describes a special selection of novel bioprocesses for a sustainable future.
This booklet starts in a really dependent method. It first appears on the glossy applied sciences that shape the root for making a bio-based earlier than describing some of the organisms which are appropriate for bioprocessing - from micro organism to algae - in addition to their targeted features. this can be via a dialogue of novel, experimental bioprocesses, comparable to the creation of medicinal chemical substances, the creation of chiral compounds and the layout of biofuel cells. The publication concludes with examples the place organic, renewable assets turn into an incredible feedstock for large-scale commercial production.
This booklet is appropriate for researchers, practitioners, scholars, and specialists within the bioprocess and biotechnology fields, and for others who're drawn to biotechnology, engineering, commercial microbiology and chemical engineering.
·Reviews the foundations underpinning glossy business biotechnology
·Provides a different choice of novel bioprocesses for a sustainable future
·Gives examples of low cost use of renewable assets as feedstocks
·Suitable for either non-experts and specialists within the bioproduct industry
By Susan Merrill Squier
Drawing on archival fabrics of twentieth-century biology; little-known works of fiction and technological know-how fiction; and 20th- and twenty-first century U.S. and U.K. govt experiences by means of the nationwide Institutes of wellbeing and fitness, the Parliamentary Advisory crew at the Ethics of Xenotransplantation, and the President’s Council on Bioethics, she examines a couple of biomedical alterations as each one was once portrayed through scientists, social scientists, and authors of fiction and poetry. one of the clinical advancements she considers are the aesthetic cellphone, the hybrid embryo, the engineered intrauterine fetus, the kid handled with human development hormone, the method of organ transplantation, and the aged individual rejuvenated by means of hormone alternative remedy or different synthetic potential. Squier indicates that during the midst of latest phenomena akin to those, literature is helping us think new methods of residing. It permits us to mirror at the percentages and perils of our liminal lives.