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Cell Microencapsulation

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Cell Microencapsulation
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    Chapter 2 Applications of Cell Microencapsulation
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    Chapter 3 Cell Microencapsulation: Dripping Methods
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    Chapter 4 Field Effect Microparticle Generation for Cell Microencapsulation
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    Chapter 5 Microfluidic Approach to Cell Microencapsulation
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    Chapter 6 Polymeric Materials for Cell Microencapsulation
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    Chapter 7 Polymeric Materials for Perm-Selective Coating of Alginate Microbeads
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    Chapter 8 Determination of the Mechanical Strength of Microcapsules
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    Chapter 9 The Diffusive Properties of Hydrogel Microcapsules for Cell Encapsulation
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    Chapter 10 Methods for Incorporating Oxygen-Generating Biomaterials into Cell Culture and Microcapsule Systems
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    Chapter 11 Noninvasive Tracking of Alginate-Microencapsulated Cells
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    Chapter 12 Retrieval of Microencapsulated Islet Grafts for Post-transplant Evaluation
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    Chapter 13 A Method of Porcine Pancreatic Islet Isolation for Microencapsulation
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    Chapter 14 Selective Osmotic Shock (SOS)-Based Islet Isolation for Microencapsulation
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    Chapter 15 Preparation and Characterization of Alginate–Chitosan Microcapsule for Hepatocyte Culture
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    Chapter 16 Use of Flow Focusing Technique for Microencapsulation of Myoblasts
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    Chapter 17 Alginate Microbeads for Cell and Protein Delivery
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    Chapter 18 Compartmentalization of Two Cell Types in Multilayered Alginate Microcapsules
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    Chapter 19 Primary Choroid Plexus Tissue for Use in Cellular Therapy
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    Chapter 20 Cell Microencapsulation
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    Chapter 21 Microencapsulated Cells for Cancer Therapy
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    Chapter 22 Microencapsulation of Bacterial Cells by Emulsion Technique for Probiotic Application
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    Chapter 23 Microencapsulation of Islets for the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (T1D)
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    Chapter 24 Cell Microencapsulation
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    Chapter 25 Microencapsulation in Clinical Islet Xenotransplantation
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    Chapter 26 Methods for Microencapsulated Porcine Islet Production
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    Chapter 27 Microencapsulation of Parathyroid Cells for the Treatment of Hypoparathyroidism
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Chapter title
Use of Flow Focusing Technique for Microencapsulation of Myoblasts
Chapter number 16
Book title
Cell Microencapsulation
Published in
Methods in molecular biology, January 2017
DOI 10.1007/978-1-4939-6364-5_16
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Book ISBNs
978-1-4939-6362-1, 978-1-4939-6364-5
Authors

J. Ciriza, L. Saenz del Burgo, R. M. Hernández, G. Orive, J. L. Pedraz Ph.D., J. L. Pedraz

Editors

Emmanuel C. Opara

Abstract

Alginate cell microencapsulation implies the immobilization of cells within a polymeric membrane that allows the bidirectional diffusion of nutrients and oxygen inside the microcapsules and the release of waste and therapeutic molecules outside them. This technology has been applied to several cell types and it has been extensively described with pancreatic islets. However, other cells such as myoblasts are being currently studied and showing high interest. Moreover, different systems and approaches have been developed for cell encapsulation such as electrostatic extrusion and Flow focusing technology. When Flow focusing technology is applied for myoblast encapsulation, several factors should be considered, such as the pressure, the flow of the system, or the diameter size of the nebulizer, which will determine the final diameter size and shape of the microcapsules containing the myoblasts. Finally, viability of encapsulated myoblasts needs to be assessed before further studies are performed.

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Country Count As %
Unknown 11 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 4 36%
Student > Ph. D. Student 2 18%
Lecturer 1 9%
Other 1 9%
Librarian 1 9%
Other 2 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 5 45%
Unspecified 1 9%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 1 9%
Social Sciences 1 9%
Engineering 1 9%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 2 18%