Nanoscale techniques and devices have had an explosive influence on research in life sciences and bioengineering. Reflecting this influence, Nanopatterning and Nanoscale Devices for Biological Applications provides valuable insight into the latest developments in nanoscale technologies for the study of biological systems. Written and edited by experts in the field, this first-of-its-kind collection of topics: * Covers device fabrication methods targeting the substrate on the nanoscale through surface modification * Explores the generation of nanostructured biointerfaces and bioelectronics elements * Examines microfluidically generated droplets as reactors enabling nanoscale sample preparation and analysis * Gives an overview of key biosensors and integrated devices with nanoscale functionalities * Discusses the biological applications of nanoscale devices, including a review of nanotechnology in tissue engineering Readers gain a deep understanding of the cutting-edge applications of nanotechnologies in biological engineering, and learn how to apply the relevant scientific concepts to their own research.
Nanopatterning and Nanoscale Devices for Biological Applications is the definitive reference for researchers in engineering, biology, and biomedicine, and for anyone exploring the newest trends in this innovative field.
Preface Editors Contributors Device Fabrication and Operation Interfacial Control of Multiphase Fluids in Miniaturized Devices Craig Priest and Rossen Sedev Nanostructured Biointerfaces Jean Paul Allain, Monica Echeverry-Rendon, Juan Jose Pavon, and Sandra L. Arias Biological Sample Preparation and Analysis Using Droplet-Based Microfluidics Xuefei Sun and Ryan T. Kelly Recent Developments toward the Synthesis of Supramolecular Bioelectronic Nanostructures John D. Tovar, Stephen R. Diegelmann, and Brian D. Wall Physics and Modeling of DNA-Derivative Architectures for Long-Wavelength Bio-Sensing Alexei Bykhovski and Dwight Woolard Biosensors and Integrated Devices In Situ Nanotechnology-Derived Sensors for Ensuring Implant Success Sirinrath Sirivisoot and Thomas J. Webster Nucleic Acid and Nucleoprotein Nanodevices Steven S. Smith 2-D Nanofluidic Bioarray for Nucleic Acid Analysis Abootaleb Sedighi, Lin Wang, and Paul C.H. Li Optical Oxygen Sensors for Micro- and Nanofluidic Devices Volker Nock, Richard J. Blaikie, and Maan M. Alkaisi Construction of Enzyme Biosensors Based on a Commercial Glucose Sensor Platform Yue Cui Bioanalytical Applications of Piezoelectric Sensors Sukran Seker and Y. Murat Elcin Biological Applications Monitoring, Controlling, and Improving Engineered Tissues: Nanoscale Technologies and Devices for Tissue Engineering Irina Pascu, Hayriye Ozcelik, Albana Ndreu-Halili, Yurong Liu, and Nihal Engin Vrana Bioinspired Nanomaterials for Bone Regeneration Esmaiel Jabbari Nanotechnology for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Sukran Seker, Y. Emre Arslan, Serap Durkut, A. Eser Elcin, and Y. Murat Elcin