Fundamentals of Cell Immobilisation Biotechnology by Viktor NedovicFundamentals of Cell Immobilisation Biotechnology by Viktor Nedovic

Fundamentals of Cell Immobilisation Biotechnology

EditorViktor Nedovic, Ronnie Willaert

Paperback | December 4, 2010

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Cell immobilisation biotechnology is a multidisciplinary area, shown to have an important impact on many scientific subdisciplines, including biomedicine, pharmacology, cosmetics, food and agricultural sciences, beverage production, industrial and municipal waste treatment, analytical applications, and biologics production. The two volumes on Cell Immobilisation Biotechnology are the result of the editors' intention to collate the extensive and widespread information on fundamental aspects and applications of immobilisation/encapsulation biotechnology into a comprehensive reference work and to provide an overview of the most recent results and developments in this domain. Cell Immobilisation Biotechnology Biotechnology is divided into two volumes. The first volume is dedicated to fundamental aspects of cell immobilisation while the second volume deals with the diverse applications of this technology. The first volume, Fundamentals of Cell Immobilisation Biotechnology, comprises 26 chapters arranged into four parts: -"Materials for cell immobilisation/encapsulation", -"Methods and technologies for cell immobilisation/encapsulation", -"Carrier characterisation and bioreactor design", and -"Physiology of immobilised cells: techniques and mathematical modelling". Audience: This volume is intended to cover the needs of, and to be the essential resource for, both the academic and industrial communities involved in the study of cell immobilisation biotechnology. A combination of biological and engineering/technology aspects is included to reach an even wider audience, such as specialists in biochemistry, microbiology, biology, medicine, chemical, biochemical and tissue engineering, who seek a broad view on cell immobilisation/encapsulation fundamentals and applications. Reviews: "It is now over 30 years since serious exploration and development of methods for immobilising cells began. This book fills that need more than adequately, providing information both for experts and for newcomers to the field, and should be available in the library of any institution involved in biotechnology." Chris Bucke in Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 81: 730 (2006)"In summary, this book provides a rich expertise and knowledge on all aspects of cell immobilisation/encapsulation fundamentals. It presents a comprehensive up-to-date source of information for each scientist approaching this discipline." A. Durieux and A. van Landschoot in Cerevisia, vol 31, N1-2006
Title:Fundamentals of Cell Immobilisation BiotechnologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:561 pagesPublished:December 4, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Editors' Preface. 1: Materials for Cell Immobilisation/Encapsulation. Biomaterials for cell immobilisation. A look at carrier design; K.W. Riddle, D.J. Mooney. Alginate as a carrier for cell immobilisation; J.E. Melvik, M. Dornish. Entrapment in LentiKats®. Encapsulation of various biocalalysts - bacteria, fungi, yeast or enzymes into polyvinyl alcohol based hydrogel particles; P. Wittlich, E. Capan, M. Schlieker, K.-D. Vorlop, U. Jahnz. Starches as encapsulation materials; P. Forssell, K. Poutanen, T. Mattila-Sandholm, P. Myllärinen. Proteins: versatile materials for encapsulation; M.H. Vingerhoeds, P.F.H. Harmsen. Polyelectrolyte complexes for microcapsule formation; I. Lacík. Pre-formed carriers for cell immobilisation; F. Mavituna. Microcarriers for animal cell culture; E. Markvicheva, C. Grandfils. 2: Methods and Technologies for Cell Immobilisation/Encapsulation. Microcapsule formulation and formation; B.L. Strand, G. Skjåk-Bræk, O. Gåserød. Liquid core capsules for applications in biotechnology; I. Marison, A. Peters, C. Heinzen. Direct compression - novel method for encapsulation of probiotic cells; Eng Seng Chan, Zhibeng Zhang. Cell immobilisation in pre-formed porous matrices; G.V. Baron, R.G. Willaert. Whole cell immobilisation in chopped hollow fibres; K. Sirkar, Whankoo Kang. Use of vibration technology for jet break-up for encapsulation of cells and liquids in monodisperse microcapsules; C. Heinzen, A. Berger, I. Marison. Immobilisation of cells and enzymes using electrostatic droplet generation; B.M. Bugarski, B. Obradovic, V.A. Nedovic, D. Poncelet. The JetCutter technology; U. Pruesse, K.-D. Vorlop. Industrial scale encapsulation of cells using emulsification/dispersion technologies; R.J. Neufeld, D. Poncelet. Atomisation techniques for immobilisation of cells in micro gel beads; J.C. Ogbonna. Spray coating and drying processes; M. Jacquot, M. Pernetti. 3: Carrier Characterisation and Bioreactor Design. Diffusive mass transfer in immobilised cell systems; R. Willaert, G.V. Baron, V.A. Nedović. Characterization of microcapsules; D. Hunkeler, C. Wandrey, S. Rosinski, D. Lewinska, A. Werynski. Immobilised cell bioreactors; B. Obradovic, V.A. Nedović, B. Bugarski, R.G. Willaert, G. Vunjak-Novakovic. 4: Physiology of Immobilised Cells: Experimental Characterisation and Mathematical Modelling. Applications of NMR spectroscopy and imaging to the study of immobilised cell physiology; A. Mancuso, J.D. Glickson. Physiology of immobilised microbial cells; R.G. Willaert, V.A. Nedović, G.V. Baron. Application to integrated nitrogen removal with co-immobilised microorganisms; V.A.P. Martens dos Santos, J. Tramper, R.H. Wijffels. Biofilm modelling; B. Tartakovsky, S.R. Guiot. Index.

Editorial Reviews

From the reviews:"Many volumes have been produced describing what can be done using immobilised cells, but there are fewer that bring together information on the various fundamental aspects of cell immobilisation. This book fills that need more than adequately, providing information both for experts and for newcomers to the field, and should be available in the library of any institution involved in biotechnology. . The book is pleasingly produced and the . chapters are easy to read without in any way trivialising their subjects." (Chris Bucke, Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, Issue 81, 2006)