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IEE Proceedings - Nanobiotechnology

Issue 1 • 18 June 2003

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  • Editorial

    Publication Year: 2003, Page(s):1 - 2
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  • Biomolecular applications of carbon nanotubes

    Publication Year: 2003, Page(s):3 - 8
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    Carbon nanotubes are a significant addition to the emerging field of nanotube biotechnology. The biocompatibility, high structural integrity, and unique electronic and mechanical properties of carbon nanotubes complement or surpass those of self-assembled lipid nanotubes, peptide nanotubes, and template-synthesised nanotubes (metals, polymers, semiconductors, and carbons). Carbon nanotubes are can... View full abstract»

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  • Implementation of a redox microarray: an experimental model for future nanoscale biomolecular computing using integrated circuits

    Publication Year: 2003, Page(s):9 - 14
    Cited by:  Papers (2)
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    The possibility of constructing high-density parallel computing architectures using molecular electronics technology is explored. By employing molecular computing devices, new circuit/system integration could be realised. To clarify the proposed concept, an experimental model of a redox microarray is presented. A first experimental system for a redox microarray consists of a two-dimensional array ... View full abstract»

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  • Computer-controlled piezoactuator for cell manipulation

    Publication Year: 2003, Page(s):15 - 20
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    The development of a computer-controlled piezomanipulation system is presented for biomedical applications involving cells manipulation. An application of the developed system to intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) is presented. The hardware setup and the control strategies are described in full detail to illustrate the advantages of this approach compared to manual injection methods. The syst... View full abstract»

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  • Theoretical study of stability problems for transport in a deformable microfabricated channel

    Publication Year: 2003, Page(s):21 - 23
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    We investigate the stability problem related to the basic flows induced by peristaltic transport within the bounded deformable walls which are common in micro- and/or nanobiotechnological applications. The neutral stability boundary is obtained by solving the relevant Orr-Sommerfeld equation via a verified preconditioned complex-matrix solver. The critical Reynolds number (when the wall is deforma... View full abstract»

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  • Planar silicon nitride waveguides for biosensing

    Publication Year: 2003, Page(s):25 - 30
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    The principles of attenuation of the light intensity due to multiple reflections are realised in a planar silicon oxide (SiO2)/silicon nitride (Si3N4) waveguiding structure for the purpose of developing optical biosensors with improved sensitivity. The analysis of the experimental data shows that the large difference in refractive indices of core and cladding layer... View full abstract»

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  • Preliminary electrochemical characterisation of cytochrome P4501A2-clozapine interaction

    Publication Year: 2003, Page(s):31 - 34
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    Cytochromes P450 are a large superfamily of heme-thiolate enzymes involved in the metabolism of many different organic substrates such as drugs, fatty acids and toxic compounds. The aim of this work is to analyse the binding between the cytochrome P4501A2, in solution and in gel-matrix, and its substrate (clozapine), utilising voltammetric tests. The interaction measurements were carried out using... View full abstract»

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Aims & Scope

Published from 2003-2006, IEE Proceedings - Nanobiotechnology covered all aspects of research and emerging nanobiological technologies including: fundamental theories and concepts applied to biomedical-related devices and methods at the micro- and nano-scale; micromachining and microfabrication tools and techniques applied to the top-down approach to nanobiotechnology; nanomachining and nanofabrication tools and techniques directed towards biomedical and biotechnological applications; colloid chemistry applied to nanobiotechnology; microtechnologies such as Lab-on-Chip applied to pharmaceutical, biomedical and biotechnological applications; techniques for probing cell physiology, cell adhesion sites and cell-cell communication; molecular self-assembly; and societal issues.

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