Bio-Inspired Multi-Functional Drug Transport Design Concept and Simulations†
AbstractIn this study, we developed a microdevice concept for drug/fluidic transport taking an inspiration from supramolecular motor found in biological cells. Specifically, idealized multi-functional design geometry (nozzle/diffuser/nozzle) was developed for (i) fluidic/particle transport; (ii) particle separation; and (iii) droplet generation. Several design simulations were conducted to demonstrate the working principles of the multi-functional device. The design simulations illustrate that the proposed design concept is feasible for multi-functionality. However, further experimentation and optimization studies are needed to fully evaluate the multifunctional device concept for multiple applications. View Full-Text
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Pidaparti, R.M.; Cartin, C.; Su, G. Bio-Inspired Multi-Functional Drug Transport Design Concept and Simulations. Bioengineering 2017, 4, 37.
Pidaparti RM, Cartin C, Su G. Bio-Inspired Multi-Functional Drug Transport Design Concept and Simulations. Bioengineering. 2017; 4(2):37.Chicago/Turabian Style
Pidaparti, Ramana M.; Cartin, Charles; Su, Guoguang. 2017. "Bio-Inspired Multi-Functional Drug Transport Design Concept and Simulations." Bioengineering 4, no. 2: 37.
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