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Title: Nano-imaging and its applications to biomedicine
Authors: Canetta, Elisabetta
Adya, Ashok K.
Affiliation: University of Abertay Dundee. School of Contemporary Sciences
Keywords: Atomic force microscopy
AFM
AFM imaging
Elastic images
Elastic modulus
Biomedicine
Cells
Yeasts
Biomolecules
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: peer-reviewed
Rights: This is the author's final version of this conference paper. Published version (c)Springer Verlag, available from http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-24085-0_44
Citation: Canetta, E. and Adya, A.K. 2011. Nano-imaging and its applications to biomedicine. In: G. Maino, G.L. Foresti, eds. Image Analysis and Processing -- ICIAP 2011, 16th International Conference, Ravenna, Italy, September 14-16, 2011, Proceedings, Part I. Berlin: Springer Verlag. pp.423-432. Available from http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-24085-0_44
Abstract: Nanotechnology tools, such as Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM), are now becoming widely used in life sciences and biomedicine. AFM is a versatile technique that allows studying at the nanoscale the morphological, dynamic, and mechanical properties of biological samples, such as living cells, biomolecules, and tissues under physiological conditions. In this article, an overview of the principles of AFM will be first presented and this will be followed by discussion of some of our own recent work on the applications of AFM imaging to biomedicine.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10373/1080
ISBN: 9783642240843
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