Molecular communication

Targeted Drug Delivery for Cardiovascular Disease: Modeling of Modulated Extracellular Vesicle Release Rates

Author(s): Ilangko Balasingham, Jacob Bergsland, Mladen Veletić, Hamid Khoshfekr Rudsari
Targeted Drug Delivery for Cardiovascular Disease: Modeling of Modulated Extracellular Vesicle Release Rates 150 150 Transactions on NanoBioscience (TNB)

Invasive and medical therapy has led to major improvements in cardiovascular disease management, but important challenges remain open. The discovery of a nano-sized system of extracellular vesicles (EVs) is opening…

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Overcoming Channel Uncertainties in Touchable Molecular Communication for Direct-Drug-Targeting-Assisted Immuno-Chemotherapy

Author(s): Neda Sharifi, Yu Zhou, Geoffrey Holmes, Yifan Chen
Overcoming Channel Uncertainties in Touchable Molecular Communication for Direct-Drug-Targeting-Assisted Immuno-Chemotherapy 1098 696 Transactions on NanoBioscience (TNB)

The performance of targeted immuno-chemotherapy of tumor is highly exposed to drug absorption in systemic circulation, which reduces its efficiency and increases side-effects. Direct drug targeting (DDT) combined with immuno-chemotherapy…

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Communication in Plants: Comparison of Multiple Action Potential and Mechanosensitive Signals With Experiments

Author(s): Hamdan Awan, Kareem Zeid, Raviraj S. Adve, Nigel Wallbridge, Carrol Plummer, Andrew W. Eckford
Communication in Plants: Comparison of Multiple Action Potential and Mechanosensitive Signals With Experiments 150 150 Transactions on NanoBioscience (TNB)

Both action potentials and mechanosensitive signalling are an important communication mechanisms in plants. Considering an information-theoretic framework, this paper explores the effective range of multiple action potentials for a long…

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Information-Theoretic Model and Analysis of Molecular Signaling in Targeted Drug Delivery

Author(s): Uche A. K. Chude-Okonkwo, Athanasios V. Vasilakos, B. T. Maharaj, Reza Malekian
Information-Theoretic Model and Analysis of Molecular Signaling in Targeted Drug Delivery 865 590 Transactions on NanoBioscience (TNB)

Targeted drug delivery (TDD) modality promises a smart localization of appropriate dose of therapeutic drugs to the targeted part of the body at reduced system toxicity. To achieve the desired…

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Special Section on Molecular Communications for Interfacing and Modeling Living Systems

Author(s): Mauro Femminella
Special Section on Molecular Communications for Interfacing and Modeling Living Systems 354 351 Transactions on NanoBioscience (TNB)

Molecular communications (MolCom) has been established as one of the novel interdisciplinary research themes with strong impact on science and technology in the last five years. For this reason, in…

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Molecular Communication: A Personal Perspective

Author(s): Tadashi Nakano, Tatsuya Suda
Molecular Communication: A Personal Perspective 780 435 Transactions on NanoBioscience (TNB)

The authors of this paper have been involved in molecular communication since its conception. They describe their decade-and-a-half long personal journey of the molecular communication research and share their observations…

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Anti-ISI Demodulation Scheme and Its Experiment-Based Evaluation for Diffusion-Based Molecular Communication

Author(s): Haoyang Zhai, Qiang Liu, Athanasios V. Vasilakos, Kun Yang
Anti-ISI Demodulation Scheme and Its Experiment-Based Evaluation for Diffusion-Based Molecular Communication 220 260 Transactions on NanoBioscience (TNB)

In diffusion-based molecular communication, the most common modulation technique is based on the concentration of information molecules. However, the random delay of molecules due to the channel with memory causes…

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Adaptive Detection and ISI Mitigation for Mobile Molecular Communication

Author(s): Ge Chang, Lin Lin, Hao Yan
Adaptive Detection and ISI Mitigation for Mobile Molecular Communication 215 220 Transactions on NanoBioscience (TNB)

Current studies on modulation and detection schemes in molecular communication mainly focus on the scenarios with static transmitters and receivers. However, mobile molecular communication is needed in many envisioned applications,…

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Maximum Likelihood Detection With Ligand Receptors for Diffusion-Based Molecular Communications in Internet of Bio-Nano Things

Author(s): Ozgur B. Akan, Murat Kuscu
Maximum Likelihood Detection With Ligand Receptors for Diffusion-Based Molecular Communications in Internet of Bio-Nano Things 215 200 Transactions on NanoBioscience (TNB)

Molecular Communication (MC) is a bio-inspired communication technique that uses molecules as a method of information transfer among nanoscale devices. MC receiver is an essential component having profound impact on…

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Bacterial Relay for Energy-Efficient Molecular Communications

Author(s): Song Qiu, Werner Haselmayr, Bin Li, Chenglin Zhao, Weisi Guo
Bacterial Relay for Energy-Efficient Molecular Communications 215 215 Transactions on NanoBioscience (TNB)

In multi-cellular organisms, molecular signaling spans multiple distance scales and is essential to tissue structure and functionality. Molecular communications is increasingly researched and developed as a key subsystem in the…

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