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Applications of Microfluidic Systems in Biology and Medicine

  • Manabu Tokeshi

Part of the Bioanalysis book series (BIOANALYSIS, volume 7)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Masatoshi Maeki, Manabu Tokeshi
    Pages 27-51
  3. Jinhyeok Jeon, Namhyun Choi, Joung-Il Moon, Hao Chen, Jaebum Choo
    Pages 53-70
  4. Yi-Ge Zhou, Leyla Kermansha, Libing Zhang, Reza M. Mohamadi
    Pages 71-98
  5. Ning Liu, Chayakorn Petchakup, Hui Min Tay, King Ho Holden Li, Han Wei Hou
    Pages 99-150
  6. Han-Sheng Chuang, Wen-Hui Wang, Chang-Shi Chen
    Pages 151-196
  7. Yuya Morimoto, Nobuhito Mori, Shoji Takeuchi
    Pages 247-274
  8. Daisuke Onoshima, Hiroshi Yukawa, Yoshinobu Baba
    Pages 275-300
  9. Masateru Taniguchi, Takahito Ohshiro
    Pages 301-324
  10. Kentaro Yamada, Daniel Citterio
    Pages 353-382

About this book


This book focuses on state-of-the-art microfluidic research in medical and biological applications. The top-level researchers in this research field explain carefully and clearly what can be done by using microfluidic devices. Beginners in the field —undergraduates, engineers, biologists, medical researchers—will easily learn to understand microfluidic-based medical and biological applications. Because a wide range of topics is summarized here, it also helps experts to learn more about fields outside their own specialties. The book covers many interesting subjects, including cell separation, protein crystallization, single-cell analysis, cell diagnosis, point-of-care testing, immunoassay, embyos/worms on a chip and organ-on-a-chip. Readers will be convinced that microfluidic devices have great potential for medical and biological applications.


Microfluidic device Lab on a chip Medical diagnosis Single cell Organ on a chip

Editors and affiliations

  • Manabu Tokeshi
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of EngineeringHokkaido UniversitySapporoJapan

About the editors

Manabu Tokeshi is a professor in the Division of Applied Chemistry at Hokkaido University. He is also a visiting professor at the ImPACT Research Center for Advanced Nanobiodevices, the Innovative Research Center for Preventive Medical Engineering, and the Institute of Innovation for Future Society at Nagoya University. He received his Ph.D. degree from Kyushu University in 1997. Following his work as a research fellow of the Japan Society of Promotion of Science at The University of Tokyo, he worked at the Kanagawa Academy of Science and Technology as a research staff member (1998–1999), a group subleader (1999–2003), and a group leader (2003–2004). He also served at the Institute of Microchemistry Technology Co. Ltd. as president (2004–2005) and at Nagoya University as an associate professor (2005–2011). In 2011, Dr. Tokeshi was at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden as a visiting researcher, after which joined Hokkaido University as a professor. His honors include the Outstanding Researcher Award on Chemistry and Micro-Nano Systems from the Society for Chemistry and Micro-Nano Systems (2007), the Pioneers in Miniaturisation Prize from the Lab on a Chip (The Royal Society of Chemistry)/Corning Inc. (2007), and the Masao Horiba Award from HORIBA, Ltd. (2011). His research interests are in the development of micro- and nano-systems for chemical, biochemical, and clinical applications. 


Thomas Laurell, Lund University

Manabu Tokeshi, Hokkaido University

Jaebum Choo, Chung-Ang University

Reza M. Mohamadi, University of Toronto

Hou Han Wei, Nanyang Technological University

Han-Sheng Chung, National Cheng Kung University

Severine Le Gac, University of Twente

Yu-suke Torisawa, Kyoto University

Shoji Takeuchi, The University of Tokyo

Yoshinobu Baba, Nagoya University

Masateru Taniguchi, Osaka University

Elain Fu, Oregon State University

Citterio Daniel, Keio University

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