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Micropatterning in Cell Biology Part C

Micropatterning in Cell Biology

This new volume of Methods in Cell Biology looks at micropatterning in cell biology and includes chapters on protein photo-patterning on PEG with benzophenone, laser-directed cell printing and dip pen nanolithography. The cutting-edge material in this comprehensive collection is intended to guide researchers for years to come.


Researchers and students in cell, molecular and developmental biology

Hardbound, 280 Pages

Published: February 2014

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-800281-0


  • Section 1 Micropatterning soft substrates
    1 Preparation of a Micropatterned Rigid-Soft Composite Substrate for Probing Cellular Rigidity Sensing
      Stephanie Wong, Wei-hui Guo, Ian Hoffecker, and Yu-li Wang
    2 Patterned Hydrogels for Simplified Measurement of Cell Traction Forces
      Samuel R. Polio and Michael L. Smith
    3 Micropatterning Hydroxy-PAAm Hydrogels and Sylgard 184 Silicone Elastomers with Tunable Elastic Moduli
      Marie Versaevel, Thomas Grevesse, Maryam Riaz, Joséphine Lantoine and Sylvain Gabriele
    4 The Facile Generation of 2-dimensional Stiffness Maps in Durotactic Cell Platforms Through Thickness Projections of 3-dimensional Submerged Topography
      Kuo, C.H.R., Láng, J., K?hidai, L. and Sivaniah, E.
    5 Micropatterning on Micropost Arrays
      Nathan J. Sniadecki, Sangyoon J. Han, Lucas H. Ting and Shirin Feghhi
    6 Development of Micropatterned Cell-Sensing Surfaces
      Jungmok You, Dong-Sik Shiz and Alexander Revzin
    7 Microfluidic Patterning of Protein Gradients on Biomimetic Hydrogel Substrates
      Steffen Cosson and Matthias P. Lutolf

    Section 2 Cell and tissue micropatterning in 3D
    8 Micropatterning of Poly(ethylene glycol) Diacrylate Hydrogels
      Saniya Ali, Maude Cuchiara and Jennifer L. West
    9 Curved and Folded Micropatterns in 3D Cell Culture and Tissue Engineering
      Cem Onat Yilmaz, Zinnia S. Xu and David H. Gracias
    10 Cell Migration in Confined Environments
      Daniel Irimia
    11 Micro-patterned Porous Membranes for Combinatorial Cell-based Assays
      Clément Vulin, Fanny Evenou, Jean Marc Di Meglio and Pascal Hersen
    12 Micropatterning Cells on Permeable Membrane Filters
      Sahar Javaherian, Ana C Paz and Alison P McGuigan
    13 Microfabrication of a Platform to Measure and Manipulate the Mechanics of Engineered Microtissues
      Alexandre Ramade, Wesley R. Legant, Catherine Picart, Christopher S. Chen and Thomas Boudou
    14 Methods for 2D Cell Confinement
      Maël Le Berre, Ewa Zlotek-Zlotkiewicz, Daria Bonazzi, Franziska Lautenschlaeger and Matthieu Piel
    15 Benzophenone-based Photochemical Micropatterning of Biomolecules to Create Model Substrates and Instructive Biomaterials
      Aurora J. Turgeon, Brendan A. Harley and Ryan C. Bailey


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