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Enzyme Activity in Single Cells - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128170908, 9780128170915

Enzyme Activity in Single Cells, Volume 628

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Nancy Allbritton Michelle Kovarik
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128170908
eBook ISBN: 9780128170915
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 29th October 2019
Page Count: 326
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Table of Contents

1. Phase-separated condensates of metabolic complexes in living cells: Purinosome and glucosome
Songon An, Miji Jeon, Erin L. Kennedy and Minjoung Kyoung
2. Synthetic probe development for measuring single or few-cell activity and efflux
Alison Lui, Jeffrey Wang, Linda Chio and Markita P. Landry
3. Enzymatic activity in single cells
Josephine Geertsen Keller, Magnus Stougaard and Birgitta R. Knudsen
4. Single-cell assays using integrated continuous-flow microfluidics
Ee Xien Ng, Myat Noe Hsu, Guoyun Sun and Chia-Hung Chen
5. Single-cell activity screening in microfluidic droplets
Stefanie Neun, Tomasz S. Kaminski and Florian Hollfelder
6. The microfluidic capture of single breast cancer cells for multi-drug resistance assays
Karan Parekh, Hamide Sharifi, Avid Khamenehfar, Timothy V. Beischlag, Robert T.M. Payer and Paul C.H. Li
7. Single-cell proteolytic activity measurement using microfluidics for rare cell populations
Yu-Chih Chen and Euisik Yoon
8. Microfluidic technology for investigation of protein function in single adherent cells
Aldo Jesorka, Inga Põldsalu and Irep Gözen
9. Nanokits for the electrochemical quantification of enzyme activity in single living cells
Rongrong Pan and Dechen Jiang
10. Design of an automated capillary electrophoresis platform for single-cell analysis
David H. Abraham, Matthew M. Anttila, Luke A. Gallion, Brae V. Petersen, Angela Proctor and
Nancy L. Allbritton
11. Microelectrophoretic single-cell measurements with microfluidic devices
Jay Sibbitts, Jalal Sadeghi and Christopher T. Culbertson
12. Chemical probes for spatially resolved measurement of active enzymes in single cells
Gang Li and Raymond E. Moellering
13. Single-cell proteomics in complex tissues using microprobe capillary electrophoresis mass spectrometry
Camille Lombard-Banek, Sam B. Choi and Peter Nemes
14. Electroosmotic extraction coupled to mass spectrometry analysis of metabolites in live cells
Ruichuan Yin, Venkateshkumar Prabhakaran and Julia Laskin


Enzyme Activity in Single Cells, Volume 628, the latest release in the Methods of Enzymology series, discusses groundbreaking cellular physiology research that is taking place in the biological sciences. Chapters in this new release cover Spatial and temporal resolution of caspase waves in single Xenopus eggs during apoptosis, Spatial and temporal organization of metabolic complexes in cells, Measuring cellular efflux and biomolecular delivery: synthetic approaches to imaging and engineering cells, Slide-based, single-cell enzyme assays, Single-cell assays using integrated continuous-flow microfluidics, High-throughput screening of single-cell lysates, Microfluidic capture of single cells for drug resistance assays, and much more.

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  • Provides the authority and expertise of leading contributors from an international board of authors
  • Presents the latest release in the Methods in Enzymology series
  • Includes the latest information on Enzyme Activity in Single Cells


Cell biologist focused on measuring cellular physiology at the single-cell level as well as scientists and engineers seeking to develop highly sensitive technologies for cutting edge cell-based assays


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About the Serial Volume Editors

Nancy Allbritton

Nancy Allbritton

Nancy L. Allbritton is the Kenan Professor of Chemistry and Biomedical Engineering and Chair of the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) and North Carolina State University (NC State). Her research focuses on the development of novel technologies for applications in single-cell analysis, micro-arrays and fluidics, and organ-on-chip. Dr. Allbritton is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Institute for Medical & Biological Engineering, and the National Academy of Inventors. She obtained her B.S. in physics from Louisiana State University, M.D. from Johns Hopkins University, and Ph.D. in Medical Physics/Medical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, with a postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of North Carolina, USA

Michelle Kovarik

Michelle Kovarik

Michelle Kovarik is a bioanalytical chemist with particular interests in microfluidics, single-cell assays, and cellular responses to stress. She received her undergraduate degree from Saint Louis University and her doctoral degree from Indiana University. After a SPIRE postdoctoral appointment at the University of North Carolina, she began a tenure-track position at Trinity College, an undergraduate liberal arts college in Hartford, CT. In addition to her laboratory research, she also makes professional contributions in the area of chemistry education.

Affiliations and Expertise

Trinity College, Hartford, CT, USA