Indian Bookstore Online, Buy Books Online India, Online Books Shopping

Microfluidic Devices for Biomedical Applications (Woodhead Publishing Series in Biomaterials)

Rs17,306.15

Availability: Available

(+Rs. 49 Delivery Charges)
Free Shipping if total order amount is Rs . 300 or more.
Publisher

Woodhead Publishing

Publication Year 2013-10-31
ISBN-13

ISBN 9780857097040

ISBN-10 0857097040
Binding

Kindle Edition

Number of Pages 676 Pages
Language English
Microfluidics or lab-on-a-chip (LOC) is an important technology suitable for numerous applications from drug delivery to tissue engineering. Microfluidic devices for biomedical applications discusses the fundamentals of microfluidics and explores in detail a wide range of medical applications.

The first part of the book reviews the fundamentals of microfluidic technologies for biomedical applications with chapters focussing on the materials and methods for microfabrication, microfluidic actuation mechanisms and digital microfluidic technologies. Chapters in part two examine applications in drug discovery and controlled-delivery including micro needles. Part three considers applications of microfluidic devices in cellular analysis and manipulation, tissue engineering and their role in developing tissue scaffolds and stem cell engineering. The final part of the book covers the applications of microfluidic devices in diagnostic sensing, including genetic analysis, low-cost bioassays, viral detection, and radio chemical synthesis.

Microfluidic devices for biomedical applications is an essential reference for medical device manufacturers, scientists and researchers concerned with microfluidics in the field of biomedical applications and life-science industries.

  • Discusses the fundamentals of microfluidics or lab-on-a-chip (LOC) and explores in detail a wide range of medical applications
  • Considers materials and methods for microfabrication, microfluidic actuation mechanisms and digital microfluidic technologies
  • Considers applications of microfluidic devices in cellular analysis and manipulation, tissue engineering and their role in developing tissue scaffolds and stem cell engineering