Transport in Biological Media

Transport in Biological Media

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Transport in Biological Media is a solid resource of mathematical models for researchers across a broad range of scientific and engineering problems such as the effects of drug delivery, chemotherapy, or insulin intake to interpret transport experiments in areas of cutting edge biological research. A wide range of emerging theoretical and experimental mathematical methodologies are offered by biological topic to appeal to individual researchers to assist them in solving problems in their specific area of research. Researchers in biology, biophysics, biomathematics, chemistry, engineers and clinical fields specific to transport modeling will find this resource indispensible.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 570 pages
  • 187.96 x 238.76 x 35.56mm | 1,360.77g
  • United States
  • English
  • New
  • Approx. 100 illustrations (50 in full color); Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0124158242
  • 9780124158245

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Modeling momentum and mass transport in cellular biological media: from the molecular to the tissue scale

Chapter 2:Thermal pain in tooth: heat transfer, thermomechanics, and ion transport

Chapter 3: Drug Release in Biological Tissues

Chapter 4: Transport of Water and Solutes across Endothelial Barriers and Tumor Cell Adhesion in the Microcirculation

Chapter 5: Carrier Mediated Transport through Biomembranes

Chapter 6: Blood flow through capillary networks

Chapter 7: Models of Cerebrovascular Perfusion

Chapter 8: Mechanobiology of the Arterial Wall

Chapter 9: Shear Stress Variation and Plasma Viscosity Effect in Microcirculation

Chapter 10: Targeted Drug Delivery: Multifunctional Nanoparticles and Direct Micro-drug Delivery to Tumors

Chapter 11: Electrotransport across Membranes in Biological Media: Electrokinetic Theories and Applications in Drug Delivery

Chapter 12: Mass transfer phenomena in electroporation

Chapter 13: Modeling of cell electroporation and its measurable effects in tissue

Chapter 14: Modeling Intracellular Transport in Neurons
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"Transport in Biological Media. Edited by Sid M. Becker and Andrey V. Kuznetsov. Academic Press. Amsterdam (The Netherlands) and Boston (Massachusetts): Elsevier. $149.95. xiii 559 p.; ill.; index. ISBN: 978-0-12-415824-5. 2013." - The Quarterly Review of Biology,September 2014

"Biochemists and biochemical engineers present interdisciplinary modeling strategies and theoretical tools that are used to understand the diverse phenomena associated with transport within biological media."--Reference and Research Book News, August 2013
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About Andrey Kuznetsov

Dr. Becker is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Canterbury. He is an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow and is a recipient of the Royal Society's Marsden Grant. He has held academic positions in Germany, the United States, and New Zealand. His research is primarily in computational and analytical modelling of heat and mass transfer processes in biological media. Dr. Becker is also the co-editor of the previous two books: Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow in Biological Processes (2015) and Transport in Biological Media (2013).
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