Biomimetic Membranes for Sensor and Separation Applications

Biomimetic Membranes for Sensor and Separation Applications

by Claus Hïlix-Nielsen (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789400721838
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 01/02/2012
Series: Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 292
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

About the Author

The Editor, born in 1964, Lemvig, Denmark,received his PhD in Physics in 1993 from the Technical University of Denmark. After several research positions, among which a postdoctoral fellowship at the Weill Medical College, Cornell University (1995-2000), he became an associate professor at the Technical University of Denmark. Currently he is the Research Director at Aquaporin, Lyngby, Denmark.

Table of Contents

Part I: Fundamentals of biosensing and separation

1. Membrane based biosensing Jenny Emneus, Prof. DTU Nanoetch (accepted).
2. Fundamental issues in membrane separation technology Gunnar Jonsson, Assoc. Prof. DTU Chemical Engineering (accepted).
3. Sensing meets separation: What can we learn from regulation of fluid homeostasis? Stan Hillyard, Prof. Univ. Nevada, Las Vegas et al. (pending).
4. Nature meets technology: Forward osmosis membranes. Anthony Fane et al. Professor and Director, Singapore Membrane Technology Center (accepted).

Part II: Transport and sensing in biomimetic membranes

5. Aquaporin membranes Manish Kumar, Post doc, Univ. Illinois (pending).
6. Passive transport across biomimetic membranes Claus H Nielsen, DTU Physics and Aquaporin A/S (accepted).
7. Ion selective biomimetic membranes Henk Miedema, Group Leader,WETSUS, Holland (accepted)
8. Sensing and transport in Immobilized biomimetic membranes Dimitri Stamou, Assoc. Prof. Univ. Copenhagen (accepted).
9. Active membranes: reconstitution of P-type ATPases Flemming Cornelius Assoc. Prof. Univ. Aarhus (accepted).

Part II: Constructing biomimetic membrane devices

10. Biomimetic membrane properties: implications for protein function Jens A Lundbæk Adjunct Professor, Weill Medical Collge Cornell University (accepted).
11. Block-copolymers as building blocks for biomimetic membranes Karin Stibius et al. Post doc, DTU Physics (accepted).
12. Protein stability and incorporation Ines Plasencia, Assoc. Prof SDU, Urban Johanssson Assoc. Prof Univ. Lund et al. (accepted).
13. Large scale biomimetic membrane arrays Jesper Hansen, Project Manager Aquaporin A/S et al.(accepted).
14. Microfluidic encapsulation of biomimetic membranes Oliver Geschke Assoc. Prof. DTU Nanotech et al. (accepted).

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