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.
- Includes sections on micropatterning in 2D with photomask, maskless micropatterning and 2D nanopatterning
- Chapters are written by experts in the field
- Cutting-edge material
Section 1: Micro-patterning in 2D Ch1 Stamp-off to micropattern sparse, multicomponent features Ch2 Poly(vinyl alcohol)-Micropatterned Surfaces for Manipulation of Mesenchymal Stem Cell Functions Ch3 Patterning of polymeric cell culture substrates Ch4 Photopatterning with a Printed Transparency Mask and a Protein-Friendly Photoresist Ch5 Plasma Micro-Contact Patterning : a technique for the precise control of surface patterning at small-scale Ch6 Patterning Gradients
Section 2: Maskless Micropatterning Ch7 Laser-assisted absorption by photobleaching Ch8 Micropatterning with a liquid-crystal display (LCD) projector Ch9 Cell patterning by Laser-assisted bioprinting Ch10 Stereomask lithography for multi-protein patterning Ch11 Fabrication of Multifaceted, Micropatterned Surfaces and Image-Guided Patterning Using Laser Scanning Lithography Ch12 Print-to-print: Printer-enabled Out-of-cleanroom Multi-object Microprinting Method
Section 3: 2D Nanopatterning Ch13 Soft/Elastic Nano-Patterned Biointerfaces in the Service of Cell Biology Ch14 Combinatorial Screening of Mesenchymal Stem Cell Adhesion and Differentiation Using Polymer Pen Lithography Ch15 High fidelity nanopatterning of proteins onto well-defined surfaces through subtractive contact printing Ch16 The use of microarrays and fluorescence in situ hybridisation for the study of mechanotransduction from topography