eBook Transport in Biological Media, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0123978491
  • ISBN-13: 9780123978493
  • DDC: 571.6
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 570 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Modeling Momentum and Mass Transport in Cellular Biological Media: From the Molecular to the Tissue Scale.
2: Thermal Pain in Teeth: Heat Transfer, Thermomechanics and Ion Transport.
3: Drug Release in Biological Tissues.
4: Transport of Water and Solutes across Endothelial Barriers and Tumor Cell Adhesion in the Microcirculation.
5: Carrier-Mediated Transport through Biomembranes.
6: Blood Flow through Capillary Networks.
7: Models of Cerebrovascular Perfusion.
8: Mechanobiology of the Arterial Wall.
9: Shear Stress Variation and Plasma Viscosity Effect in Microcirculation.
10: Targeted Drug Delivery: Multifunctional Nanoparticles and Direct Micro-Drug Delivery to Tumors.
11: Electrotransport across Membranes in Biological Media: Electrokinetic Theories and Applications in Drug Delivery.
12: Mass Transfer Phenomena in Electroporation.
13: Modeling Cell Electroporation and Its Measurable Effects in Tissue.
14: Modeling Intracellular Transport in Neurons.