Bioengineering in Cell and Tissue Research [electronic resource] / edited by Gerhard M. Artmann, Shu Chien.Material type: TextLanguage: English Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2008Description: XXIX, 693 p. online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783540754091Subject(s): Engineering | Cytology | Soft condensed matter | Mechanical engineering | Biomedical engineering | Engineering | Biomedical Engineering | Cell Biology | Soft Matter, Complex Fluids | Structural MechanicsAdditional physical formats: Printed edition:: No titleDDC classification: 610.28 LOC classification: R856-857Online resources: Click here to access online
Genes, Genome and Information Network -- Reporter Genes in Cell Based ultra High Throughput Screening -- Gene Arrays for Gene Discovery -- Physical Modulation of Cellular Information Networks -- Cell and Tissue Imaging -- Fluorescence Live-Cell Imaging: Principles and Applications in Mechanobiology -- Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) – An Emerging Technology for Three-Dimensional Imaging of Biological Tissues -- Ultrasonic Strain Imaging and Reconstructive Elastography for Biological Tissue -- Regenerative Medicine and Nanoengineering -- Aspects of Embryonic Stem Cell Derived Somatic Cell Therapy of Degenerative Diseases -- Collagen Fabrication for the Cell-based Implants in Regenerative Medicine -- Tissue Engineering – Combining Cells and Biomaterials into Functional Tissues -- Micro and Nano Patterning for Cell and Tissue Engineering -- Integrative Nanobioengineering: Novel Bioelectronic Tools for Real Time Pharmaceutical High Content Screening in Living Cells and Tissues -- Mechanics of Soft Tissues, Fluids and Molecules -- Soft Materials in Technology and Biology – Characteristics, Properties, and Parameter Identification -- Modeling Cellular Adaptation to Mechanical Stress -- How Strong is the Beating of Cardiac Myocytes? – The Cell Drum Solution -- Mechanical Homeostasis of Cardiovascular Tissue -- The Role of Macromolecules in Stabilization and De-Stabilization of Biofluids -- Hemoglobin Senses Body Temperature -- Bioengineering in Clinical Applications -- Nitric Oxide in the Vascular System: Meet a Challenge -- Vascular Endothelial Responses to Disturbed Flow: Pathologic Implications for Atherosclerosis -- Why is Sepsis an Ongoing Clinical Challenge? Lipopolysaccharide Effects on Red Blood Cell Volume -- Bioengineering of Inflammation and Cell Activation: Autodigestion in Shock -- Percutaneous Vertebroplasty: A Review of Two Intraoperative Complications -- Plant and Microbial Bioengineering -- Molecular Crowding: A Way to Deal with Crowding in Photosynthetic Membranes -- Higher Plants as Bioreactors. Gene Technology with C3-Type Plants to Optimize CO2 Fixation for Production of Biomass and Bio-Energy -- Controlling Microbial Adhesion: A Surface Engineering Approach -- Air Purification Technology by Means of Cluster Ions Generated by Plasma Discharge at Atmospheric Pressure -- Astrobiology.
This book reviews the latest technological developments of bioengineering approaches in cell and tissue research. It is meant to have life and spirit, and to become a pioneer in technology and sciences, especially the life science. The chapters are written by excellent scientists on advanced, frontier technology and address scientific questions that need considerable thinking in terms of engineering. The aims are to provide the readers, including students, faculty, and all scientists working in academia and industry, new information on bioengineering in cell and tissue research to enhance their understanding and innovation.