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Microfluidics for Pharmaceutical Applications

Microfluidics for Pharmaceutical Applications Book
Author : Helder A. Santos,Dongfei Liu,Hongbo Zhang
Publisher : William Andrew
Release : 2018-10-12
ISBN : 0128126604
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Microfluidics for Pharmaceutical Applications: From Nano/Micro Systems Fabrication to Controlled Drug Delivery is a concept-orientated reference that features case studies on utilizing microfluidics for drug delivery applications. It is a valuable learning reference on microfluidics for drug delivery applications and assists practitioners developing novel drug delivery platforms using microfluidics. It explores advances in microfluidics for drug delivery applications from different perspectives, covering device fabrication, fluid dynamics, cutting-edge microfluidic technology in the global drug delivery industry, lab-on-chip nano/micro fabrication and drug encapsulation, cell encapsulation and delivery, and cell- drug interaction screening. These microfluidic platforms have revolutionized the drug delivery field, but also show great potential for industrial applications. Presents detailed coverage on the fabrication of novel drug delivery systems with desired characteristics, such as uniform size, Janus particles, and particular or combined responsiveness Includes a variety of case studies that explain principles Focuses on commercialization, cost, safety, society and educational issues of microfluidic applications, showing how microfluidics is used in the real world

Biological Applications of Microfluidics

Biological Applications of Microfluidics Book
Author : Frank A. Gomez
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2008-02-15
ISBN : 0470074833
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Microfluidics-today's applications and tomorrow's potential Microfluidics has facilitated major biochemical application advancements in point-of-care diagnostics, bioterrorism detection, and drug discovery. There are numerous potential applications in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, the life sciences, defense, public health, and agriculture. Microfluidic lab-on-a-chip (LOC) technologies represent a revolution in laboratory experimentation, bringing the benefits of miniaturization, integration, and automation to many research-based industries. Biological Applications of Microfluidics details recent advances in the biological applications of microfluidics, including cell sorting, DNA sequencing on a chip, microchip capillary electrophoresis, and synthesis on a microfluidic format. After an overview of microfluidics highlighting recent seminal works, it includes multiple chapters on: * Cell analysis on microfluidic devices * Chemical (enzymatic and non-enzymatic) reactions on microchips * Separations on microchips * Biomedical applications of microfluidics * Microfluidic fabrication * Hybrid microfluidic applications Microfluidics has incredible potential in a variety of areas. This book covers many recent advances, including microfabricated LOC technologies, advanced microfluidic tools, microfluidic culture platforms for stem cell and neuroscience research, a novel application of microfluidic LOC devices that facilitates fundamental research in proteomics that cannot be performed without miniaturization, the nano fountain pen, and more. With contributions from leading experts in chemistry, physics, bioengineering, material science, biomedicine, and other fields plus references at the end of each chapter to facilitate further study, this is an all-in-one, hands-on resource for analytical chemists and researchers. It is also an excellent resource for students studying analytical chemistry or biotechnology.

Characterization of Pharmaceutical Nano and Microsystems

Characterization of Pharmaceutical Nano  and Microsystems Book
Author : Leena Peltonen,Dennis Douroumis,Alfred Fahr,Jürgen Siepmann,Martin J. Snowden,Vladimir Torchilin
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2021-01-19
ISBN : 1119414040
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Learn about the analytical tools used to characterize particulate drug delivery systems with this comprehensive overview Edited by a leading expert in the field, Characterization of Pharmaceutical Nano- and Microsystems provides a complete description of the analytical techniques used to characterize particulate drug systems on the micro- and nanoscale. The book offers readers a full understanding of the basic physicochemical characteristics, material properties and differences between micro- and nanosystems. It explains how and why greater experience and more reliable measurement techniques are required as particle size shrinks, and the measured phenomena grow weaker. Characterization of Pharmaceutical Nano- and Microsystems deals with a wide variety of topics relevant to chemical and solid-state analysis of drug delivery systems, including drug release, permeation, cell interaction, and safety. It is a complete resource for those interested in the development and manufacture of new medicines, the drug development process, and the translation of those drugs into life-enriching and lifesaving medicines. Characterization of Pharmaceutical Nano- and Microsystems covers all of the following topics: An introduction to the analytical tools applied to determine particle size, morphology, and shape Common chemical approaches to drug system characterization A description of solid-state characterization of drug systems Drug release and permeation studies Toxicity and safety issues The interaction of drug particles with cells Perfect for pharmaceutical chemists and engineers, as well as all other industry professionals and researchers who deal with drug delivery systems on a regular basis, Characterization of Pharmaceutical Nano- and Microsystems also belongs on bookshelves of interested students and faculty who interact with this topic.

Biomedical Applications of Microfluidic Devices

Biomedical Applications of Microfluidic Devices Book
Author : Michael R. Hamblin,Mahdi Karimi
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2020-11-12
ISBN : 0128187921
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Biomedical Applications of Microfluidic Devices introduces the subject of microfluidics and covers the basic principles of design and synthesis of actual microchannels. The book then explores how the devices are coupled to signal read-outs and calibrated, including applications of microfluidics in areas such as tissue engineering, organ-on-a-chip devices, pathogen identification, and drug/gene delivery. This book covers high-impact fields (microarrays, organ-on-a-chip, pathogen detection, cancer research, drug delivery systems, gene delivery, and tissue engineering) and shows how microfluidics is playing a key role in these areas, which are big drivers in biomedical engineering research. This book addresses the fundamental concepts and fabrication methods of microfluidic systems for those who want to start working in the area or who want to learn about the latest advances being made. The subjects covered are also an asset to companies working in this field that need to understand the current state-of-the-art. The book is ideal for courses on microfluidics, biosensors, drug targeting, and BioMEMs, and as a reference for PhD students. The book covers the emerging and most promising areas of biomedical applications of microfluidic devices in a single place and offers a vision of the future. Covers basic principles and design of microfluidics devices Explores biomedical applications to areas such as tissue engineering, organ-on-a-chip, pathogen identification, and drug and gene delivery Includes chemical applications in organic and inorganic chemistry Serves as an ideal text for courses on microfluidics, biosensors, drug targeting, and BioMEMs, as well as a reference for PhD students

Microfluidics for Biological Applications

Microfluidics for Biological Applications Book
Author : Wei-Cheng Tian,Erin Finehout
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2009-03-02
ISBN : 0387094806
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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.

Microfluidic Technologies for Human Health

Microfluidic Technologies for Human Health Book
Author : Ali Khademhosseini,Utkan Demirci,Robert Langer
Publisher : World Scientific
Release : 2012
ISBN : 9814405515
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Ch. 1. A microscale bioinspired cochlear-like sensor / Robert D. White, Robert Littrell, and Karl Grosh -- ch. 2. Systematic evaluation of the efficiencies of proteins and chemicals in pharmaceutical applications / Morgan Hamon and Jong Wook Hong -- ch. 3. Microfluidic glucose sensors / Jithesh V. Veetil ... [et al.] -- ch. 4. Applications of microfabrication and microfluidic techniques in mesenchymal stem cell research / Abhijit Majumder ... [et al.] -- ch. 5. Patient-specific modeling of low-density lipoprotein transport in coronary arteries / Ufuk Olgac -- ch. 6. Point-of-care microdevices for global health diagnostics of infectious diseases / Sau Yin Chin ... [et al.] -- ch. 7. Integrated microfluidic sample preparation for chip-based molecular diagnostics / Jane Y. Zhang ... [et al.] -- ch. 8. Microfluidic devices for cellular proteomic studies / Yihong Zhan and Chang Lu -- ch. 9. Microfluidics for neuroscience: novel tools and future implications / Vivian M. Hernandez and P. Hande Ozdinler -- ch. 10. Microfluidics: on-chip platforms as in vitro disease models / Shan Gao, Erkin Seker, and Martin L. Yarmush -- ch. 11. Application of microfluidics in stem cell and tissue engineering / Sasha H. Bakhru, Christopher Highley, and Stefan Zappe -- ch. 12. Microfluidic "on-the-fly" fabrication of microstructures for biomedical applications / Edward Kang, Sau Fung Wong, and Sang-Hoon Lee -- ch. 13. Microfluidics as a promising tool toward distributed viral detection / Elodie Sollier and Dino Di Carlo -- ch. 14. Electrophoresis and dielectrophoresis for lab-on-a-chip (LOC) analyses / Yagmur Demircan, Gurkan Yilmaz, and Haluk Kulah -- ch. 15. Ultrasonic embossing of carbon nanotubes for the fabrication of polymer microfluidic chips for DNA sample purification / Puttachat Khuntontong, Min Gong, and Zhiping Wang -- ch. 16. Ferrofluidics / A. Rezzan Kose and Hur Koser -- ch. 17. Antibody-based blood bioparticle capture and separation using microfluidics for global health / ZhengYuan Luo ... [et al.] -- ch. 18. Applications of quantum dots for fluorescence imaging in biomedical research / ShuQi Wang ... [et al.]

Encyclopedia of Microfluidics and Nanofluidics

Encyclopedia of Microfluidics and Nanofluidics Book
Author : Dongqing Li
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2008-08-06
ISBN : 0387324682
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Covering all aspects of transport phenomena on the nano- and micro-scale, this encyclopedia features over 750 entries in three alphabetically-arranged volumes including the most up-to-date research, insights, and applied techniques across all areas. Coverage includes electrical double-layers, optofluidics, DNC lab-on-a-chip, nanosensors, and more.

Design and Development of New Nanocarriers

Design and Development of New Nanocarriers Book
Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
Publisher : William Andrew
Release : 2017-12-12
ISBN : 0128136286
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Design and Development of New Nanocarriers focuses on the design and development of new nanocarriers used in pharmaceutical applications that have emerged in recent years. In particular, the pharmaceutical uses of microfluidic techniques, supramolecular design of nanocapsules, smart hydrogels, polymeric micelles, exosomes and metal nanoparticles are discussed in detail. Written by a diverse group of international researchers, this book is a valuable reference resource for those working in both biomaterials science and the pharmaceutical industry. Shows how nanomanufacturing techniques can help to create more effective, cheaper pharmaceutical products Explores how nanofabrication techniques developed in the lab have been translated to commercial applications in recent years Explains safety and regulatory aspects of the use of nanomanufacturing processes in the pharmaceutical industry

Microsystems for Pharmatechnology

Microsystems for Pharmatechnology Book
Author : Andreas Dietzel
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2016-01-22
ISBN : 3319269208
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book provides a comprehensive, state-of-the-art review of microfluidic approaches and applications in pharmatechnology. It is appropriate for students with an interdisciplinary interest in both the pharmaceutical and engineering fields, as well as process developers and scientists in the pharmaceutical industry. The authors cover new and advanced technologies for screening, production by micro reaction technology and micro bioreactors, small-scale processing of drug formulations, and drug delivery that will meet the need for fast and effective screening methods for drugs in different formulations, as well as the production of drugs in very small volumes. Readers will find detailed chapters on the materials and techniques for fabrication of microfluidic devices, microbioreactors, microsystems for emulsification, on-chip fabrication of drug delivery systems, respiratory drug delivery and delivery through microneedles, organs-on-chip, and more.

Microfluidics History Theory and Applications

Microfluidics  History  Theory and Applications Book
Author : William B. J. Zimmerman
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2006-06-27
ISBN : 9783211329948
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Microfluidics is a microtechnological field dealing with the precise transport of fluids (liquids or gases) in small amounts (e.g. microliters, nanoliters or even picoliters). This book provides a useful introduction into this burgeoning field, and a specific application of microfluidics is presented. It also gives a survey of microfluidics.

Multiple Emulsion

Multiple Emulsion Book
Author : Abraham Aserin
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2008-01-28
ISBN : 9780470209257
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Comprehensive, Single-Source Reference on Multiple Emulsions In theory, multiple emulsions have significant potential for breakthrough applications in food, agricultural, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, and cosmetic industries in which they can facilitate the sustained release and transport of active material. However, in practice, multiple emulsions are thermodynamically unstable. This book presents recent findings that can help formulators understand how to enhance their stability. With chapters contributed by leading experts from around the world, it covers the definition and properties of multiple emulsions, their formation and stability, and potential applications, with an emphasis on medical and pharmaceutical applications. In one definitive resource, it presents recent findings and achievements in the field, including: New theoretical approaches and modeling to characterize the transport mechanism Droplet size reduction and increased shelf life stability through the use of polymeric amphiphiles and complex adducts The use of new emulsification techniques to enhance the monodispersibility of the droplets Potential applications in drug delivery systems where clinical studies have proven their efficacy This is a core, hands-on reference for surface and colloid scientists, physical chemists, chemical engineers, soft materials scientists, food chemists, controlled release scientists, and pharmaceutical scientists in drug delivery applications, as well as for graduate students in these disciplines. The editor and contributors hope this logical consolidation of current information will further the understanding of multiple emulsions and lead to new, practical applications.

Introduction to Microfluidics

Introduction to Microfluidics Book
Author : Patrick Tabeling
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2010-05-06
ISBN : 0199588163
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Microfluidics is a young discipline which enables scientists and engineers to handle fluids in the biochips of the future.The book is an introduction to this discipline. It presents in simple terms the most important notions of the domain: how fluids move on the chip, conveying materials, molecules, electrical charges, and heat.

Microfluidics and Microfabrication

Microfluidics and Microfabrication Book
Author : Suman Chakraborty
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2009-12-15
ISBN : 1441915435
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Microfluidics and Microfabrication discusses the interconnect between microfluidics, microfabrication and the life sciences. Specifically, this includes fundamental aspects of fluid mechanics in micro-scale and nano-scale confinements and microfabrication. Material is also presented discussing micro-textured engineered surfaces, high-performance AFM probe-based, micro-grooving processes, fabrication with metals and polymers in bio-micromanipulation and microfluidic applications. Editor Suman Chakraborty brings together leading minds in both fields who also: Cover the fundamentals of microfluidics in a manner accessible to multi-disciplinary researchers, with a balance of mathematical details and physical principles Discuss the explicit interconnection between microfluiodics and microfabrication from an application perspective Detail the amalgamation of microfluidics with logic circuits and applications in micro-electronics Microfluidics and Microfabrication is an ideal book for researchers, engineers and senior-level graduate students interested in learning more about the two fields.

Topological Microfluidics

Topological Microfluidics Book
Author : Anupam Sengupta
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2013-08-13
ISBN : 3319008587
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This work represents one of the first comprehensive attempts to seamlessly integrate two highly active interdisciplinary domains in soft matter science – microfluidics and liquid crystals (LCs). Motivated by the lack of fundamental experiments, Dr. Sengupta initiated systematic investigation of LC flows at micro scales, gaining new insights that are also suggestive of novel applications. By tailoring the surface anchoring of the LC molecules and the channel dimensions, different topological constraints were controllably introduced within the microfluidic devices. These topological constraints were further manipulated using a flow field, paving the way for Topological Microfluidics. Harnessing topology on a microfluidic platform, as described in this thesis, opens up capabilities beyond the conventional viscous-dominated microfluidics, promising potential applications in targeted delivery and sorting systems, self-assembled motifs, and novel metamaterial fabrications.

Microfluidics BioMEMS and Medical Microsystems

Microfluidics  BioMEMS  and Medical Microsystems Book
Author : Holger Becker,Peter Woias,Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers,Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International,Solid State Technology (Organization),Sandia National Laboratories
Publisher : Society of Photo Optical
Release : 2003
ISBN : 9780819447821
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Proteomics of Human Body Fluids

Proteomics of Human Body Fluids Book
Author : Visith Thongboonkerd
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2008-01-23
ISBN : 9781597454322
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This volume is the first collection of applications of proteomics to analyze various human body fluids. Proteomics of Human Bodyfluids consists of two parts. The first provides basic principles and strategies for proteomic analysis of human body fluids. The second offers more details regarding methodologies and recent findings and clinical applications of each specific type of human body fluids.