• Development of a human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) biosensor utilizing liquid core waveguides 

    Smith, Rosalynn M. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Millions of individuals are diagnosed each year with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1. Each day more individuals are receiving antiretroviral ...
  • Nano- and micro-scale studies of exocytosis 

    Shin, Won-Chul, 1973- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    Neurons and neuroendocrine cells contain vesicles packed with hormones or neurotransmitters. Upon appropriate stimulation, a rise in intracellular Ca2+ concentration triggers the fusion of vesicles with the outer membrane ...
  • Optical characterization of skeletal muscles 

    Xia, Jinjun, 1971- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] The optical absorption and reduced scattering coefficients of bulk skeleton muscle were measured by fitting the diffusion model to spatially resolved ...
  • Optical glucose nanobiosensor encapsulated in erythrocytes 

    El-Dweik, Majed, 1966- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    An implantable glucose biosensor encapsulated in erythrocytes, Red Blood Cells (RBC), will become a method for continuously measuring blood glucose concentration in diabetics. In 2005, the American Diabetes Association ...