Description

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.

Key Features

  • Includes sections on micropatterning in 2D with photomask, maskless micropatterning and 2D nanopatterning
  • Chapters are written by experts in the field
  • Cutting-edge material

Readership

Researchers and students in cell, molecular and developmental biology

Table of Contents

Contributors

Preface

Biography

SECTION 1: MICRO-PATTERNING IN 2D

Chapter 1: “Stamp-off” to Micropattern Sparse, Multicomponent Features

Abstract

Introduction

Acknowledgments

Chapter 2: Poly(Vinyl Alcohol)-Micropatterned Surfaces for Manipulation of Mesenchymal Stem Cell Functions

Abstract

Introduction

Summary

Acknowledgments

Chapter 3: Patterning of Polymeric Cell Culture Substrates

Abstract

Introduction

Patterning of Self-Assembled Monolayers

Polymer patterning

Conclusions

Acknowledgments

Chapter 4: Photopatterning with a Printed Transparency Mask and a Protein-Friendly Photoresist

Abstract

Introduction

Summary and Outlook

Acknowledgments

Chapter 5: Plasma Microcontact Patterning (PμCP): A Technique for the Precise Control of Surface Patterning at Small-Scale

Abstract

Introduction

Acknowledgments

Chapter 6: Patterning Gradients

Abstract

Introduction

SECTION 2: MASKLESS MICROPATTERNING

Chapter 7: Laser-Assisted Adsorption by Photobleaching

Abstract

Introduction

Discussion and Conclusion

Acknowledgments

Chapter 8: Micropatterning with a Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) Projector

Abstract

Introduction

Summary

Acknowledgments

Chapter 9: Cell Patterning by Laser-Assisted Bioprinting

Abstract

Introduction and Rationale

Conclusion

Acknowledgments

Chapter 10: Stereomask Lithography for Multi-Protein Patterning

Abstract

Introduction and Rationale

Conclusions

Acknowledgments

Chapter 11: Fabrication of Multifaceted, Micropatterned Surfaces and Image-Guided Patterning Using Laser Scanning Lithography

Abstract

Introduction

General Conclusi

Details

No. of pages:
368
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780124167421
Electronic ISBN:
9780124167469