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  • Nov. 10, 2016
    Volume 32, Number 11 was released on the Web.

    Special Issue: New Analytical Methodology and Materials for Mechanobiology This special issue features Two Reviews, seven Originals, and four Notes. Also regular issue features five regular Originals, and one regular Notes. Two Hot Articles are highlighted.

    Special Issue Review articles

    Most Cited Paper Award of Analytical Sciences 2015
    We are pleased to announce the Most Cited Paper Award of Analytical Sciences 2015, and the TOP 3 most cited papers in 2015. Please visit the "Most Cited Paper Award" page via a link on the left column.

    • Award-wining paper 2015 "Determination of Carbonyl Compounds Generated from the E-cigarette Using Coupled Silica Cartridges Impregnated with Hydroquinone and 2,4-Dinitrophenylhydrazine, Followed by High-Performance Liquid Chromatography" by Shigehisa UCHIYAMA, Kazushi OHTA, Yohei INABA, and Naoki KUNUGITA, Analytical Sciences, 2013, 29(12), 1219.
    • Award-wining Review 2015 "New Trends in Near-Infrared Fluorophores for Bioimaging" by Keitaro UMEZAWA, Daniel CITTERIO, and Koji SUZUKI, Analytical Sciences, 2014, 30(3), 327.

    Cover illustration of this month"Alternation of Gene Expression Levels in Mesenchymal Stem Cells by Applying Positive Dielectrophoresis" by Junya YOSHIOKA, Toru YOSHITOMI, Tomoyuki YASUKAWA, and Keitaro YOSHIMOTO (p.1213). See larger image

    Asianalysis XIII 2016 will be held in Thailand, December 8−10, 2016.


Hot Articles − Volume 32, Number 11 (2016)

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Finite Element Analysis on Nanomechanical Sensing of Cellular Forces
Gaku IMAMURA, Kota SHIBA, and Genki YOSHIKAWA
Keywords: Cell motility, mechanobiology, nanomechanical sensors, cantilever-type sensors, membrane-type surface stress sensors (MSS), finite element analysis (FEA)
Analytical Sciences, 2016, 32(11), 1189.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.32.1189, JOI: JST.JSTAGE/analsci/32.1189

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Design of Tetra-arm PEG-crosslinked Thermoresponsive Hydrogel for 3D Cell Culture
Aya Mizutani AKIMOTO, Erika HASUIKE, Hiroto TADA, Kenichi NAGASE, Teruo OKANO, Hideko KANAZAWA, and Ryo YOSHIDA
Keywords: Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide), hydrogel, thermoresponsive gel, 3D cell culture
Analytical Sciences, 2016, 32(11), 1203.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.32.1203, JOI: JST.JSTAGE/analsci/32.1203


Table of Contents − Volume 32, Number 11 (2016)


Special Issue: New Analytical Methodology and Materials for Mechanobiology

Guest Editorial

“New Analytical Methodology and Materials for Mechanobiology”
Jun NAKANISHI and Mitsuhiro EBARA
Analytical Sciences, 2016, 32(11), 1139.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.32.1139, JOI: JST.JSTAGE/analsci/32.1139

Reviews - Special issue

Mechano-Nanoarchitectonics for Bio-Functions at Interfaces
Katsuhiko ARIGA
Keywords: Interface, molecular recognition, nanoarchitectonics, mechanical, mechanobiology, receptor, DNA origami, cell differentiation, sensor, Langmuir–Blodgett film
Analytical Sciences, 2016, 32(11), 1141.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.32.1141, JOI: JST.JSTAGE/analsci/32.1141
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Integrin-independent Cell Adhesion Substrates: Possibility of Applications for Mechanobiology Research
Takashi HOSHIBA, and Masaru TANAKA
Keywords: Integrin, cell adhesion, extracellular matrix, receptor, protein adsorption, signal transduction
Analytical Sciences, 2016, 32(11), 1151.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.32.1151, JOI: JST.JSTAGE/analsci/32.1151
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Original Papers - Special issue

Nanoscale Mechanical Stimulation Method for Quantifying C. elegans Mechanosensory Behavior and Memory
Takuma SUGI, Etsuko OKUMURA, Kaori KISO, and Ryuji IGARASHI
Keywords: Mechanosensory behavior, memory, withdrawal escape response, C. elegans
Analytical Sciences, 2016, 32(11), 1159.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.32.1159, JOI: JST.JSTAGE/analsci/32.1159
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A Nanodiamond-peptide Bioconjugate for Fluorescence and ODMR Microscopy of a Single Actin Filament
Takuya GENJO, Shingo SOTOMA, Ryotaro TANABE, Ryuji IGARASHI, and Masahiro SHIRAKAWA
Keywords: Actin filament, nanodiamond, bioimaging, single molecular observation
Analytical Sciences, 2016, 32(11), 1165.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.32.1165, JOI: JST.JSTAGE/analsci/32.1165
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Development of Microfluidic Systems for Fabricating Cellular Multilayers
Koji MATSUURA, Ikuyo SUGIMOTO, Yuka KURODA, Koji KADOWAKI, Michiya MATSUSAKI, and Mitsuru AKASHI
Keywords: Layer-by-layer, extracellular matrix, cellular multilayer, microfluidic system
Analytical Sciences, 2016, 32(11), 1171.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.32.1171, JOI: JST.JSTAGE/analsci/32.1171
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Morphological and Mechanical Properties of Osteosarcoma Microenvironment Cells Explored by Atomic Force Microscopy
Xinlong WANG, Yingjun YANG, Xiaohong HU, Naoki KAWAZOE, Yingnan YANG, and Guoping CHEN
Keywords: AFM, cell stiffness, osteosarcoma environment cells, mechanotransduction, YAP/TAZ
Analytical Sciences, 2016, 32(11), 1177.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.32.1177, JOI: JST.JSTAGE/analsci/32.1177
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Facile Preparation of Photoactivatable Surfaces with Tuned Substrate Adhesiveness
Yoshihisa SHIMIZU, Masao KAMIMURA, Shota YAMAMOTO, Shimaa A. ABDELLATEF, Kazuo YAMAGUCHI, and Jun NAKANISHI
Keywords: Cell migration, cell adhesion, mechanobiology, photochemical reaction, self-assembled monolayer, focal adhesion, mechanics
Analytical Sciences, 2016, 32(11), 1183.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.32.1183, JOI: JST.JSTAGE/analsci/32.1183
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Finite Element Analysis on Nanomechanical Sensing of Cellular Forces
Gaku IMAMURA, Kota SHIBA, and Genki YOSHIKAWA
Keywords: Cell motility, mechanobiology, nanomechanical sensors, cantilever-type sensors, membrane-type surface stress sensors (MSS), finite element analysis (FEA)
Analytical Sciences, 2016, 32(11), 1189.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.32.1189, JOI: JST.JSTAGE/analsci/32.1189
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Combinational Effects of Polymer Viscoelasticity and Immobilized Peptides on Cell Adhesion to Cell-selective Scaffolds
Rio KURIMOTO, Kei KANIE, Koichiro UTO, Shun KAWAI, Mitsuo HARA, Shusaku NAGANO, Yuji NARITA, Hiroyuki HONDA, Masanobu NAITO, Mitsuhiro EBARA, and Ryuji KATO
Keywords: Biodegradable polymer, cell adhesion peptide, physicochemical property, viscoelastic property, cell-selective adhesion
Analytical Sciences, 2016, 32(11), 1195.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.32.1195, JOI: JST.JSTAGE/analsci/32.1195
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Notes - Special issue

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Design of Tetra-arm PEG-crosslinked Thermoresponsive Hydrogel for 3D Cell Culture
Aya Mizutani AKIMOTO, Erika HASUIKE, Hiroto TADA, Kenichi NAGASE, Teruo OKANO, Hideko KANAZAWA, and Ryo YOSHIDA
Keywords: Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide), hydrogel, thermoresponsive gel, 3D cell culture
Analytical Sciences, 2016, 32(11), 1203.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.32.1203, JOI: JST.JSTAGE/analsci/32.1203
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A Perturbation Analysis to Understand the Mechanism How Migrating Cells Sense and Respond to a Topography in the Extracellular Environment
Hiromi MIYOSHI, Kensuke SUZUKI, Jungmyoung JU, Jong Soo KO, Taiji ADACHI, and Yutaka YAMAGATA
Keywords: Cell migration, micro-groove, actomyosin force generation, adhesion complex
Analytical Sciences, 2016, 32(11), 1207.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.32.1207, JOI: JST.JSTAGE/analsci/32.1207
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Alternation of Gene Expression Levels in Mesenchymal Stem Cells by Applying Positive Dielectrophoresis
Junya YOSHIOKA, Toru YOSHITOMI, Tomoyuki YASUKAWA, and Keitaro YOSHIMOTO
Keywords: Dielectrophoresis, stem cell, gene expression
Analytical Sciences, 2016, 32(11), 1213.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.32.1213, JOI: JST.JSTAGE/analsci/32.1213
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Fluidic Culture and Analysis of Pulmonary Artery Smooth Muscle Cells for the Study of Pulmonary Hypertension
Kae SATO, Minori NAKAJIMA, Sana TOKUDA, and Aiko OGAWA
Keywords: Microfluidics, cell culture, vascular, shear stress
Analytical Sciences, 2016, 32(11), 1217.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.32.1217, JOI: JST.JSTAGE/analsci/32.1217
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Original Papers - Regular issue

A Rhodamine-based Dual Chemosensor for the Simultaneous Detection of Fe3+ and Cu2+
Tao LAN, Feng-He WANG, Xing-Jun XI, Chun-Wen CHENG, Wu LEI, Ming-Zhu XIA, and Feng-Yun WANG
Keywords: Dual chemosensor, Fe3+, Cu2+, Rhodamine B
Analytical Sciences, 2016, 32(11), 1223.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.32.1223, JOI: JST.JSTAGE/analsci/32.1223
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A Highly Sensitive and Selective Method for the Determination of an Iodate in Table-salt Samples Using Malachite Green-based Spectrophotometry
Mongkol KONKAYAN, Nunticha LIMCHOOWONG, Phitchan SRICHAROEN, and Saksit CHANTHAI
Keywords: Iodate, iodide, iodine, malachite green, water, salt
Analytical Sciences, 2016, 32(11), 1231.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.32.1231, JOI: JST.JSTAGE/analsci/32.1231
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Quantitative Analysis of Trace Elements in Silicate Glass Sample by LA-ICP-QMS/QMS with an ORC: Silicon as the Matrix of Calibrating Solutions and the Internal Standard for Measurement
Yanbei ZHU
Keywords: LA-ICP-QMS/QMS, quantitative analysis, trace element, matrix, internal standard
Analytical Sciences, 2016, 32(11), 1237.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.32.1237, JOI: JST.JSTAGE/analsci/32.1237
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A Label-free Time-resolved Luminescent Platform for Sensitive Endonuclease V Detection Based on Exonuclease III Regulated DNA-Tb3+ Luminescence
Huaijun NIE, Huifen HUANG, Wang LI, and Tao YANG
Keywords: DNA-Tb3+ luminescence, Endonuclease V, Exonuclease III, deoxyinosine, guanine-rich DNA
Analytical Sciences, 2016, 32(11), 1245.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.32.1245, JOI: JST.JSTAGE/analsci/32.1245
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Estimation of the Compatibility of Blend Composites of Resins by Measuring the Fluorescent Spectra
Hideki HAYASHI, Masanobu MAEDA, Junpei KUNO, Taiki NARUO, Hiroki HIROTA, Masaki HARADA, Kouji IIDA, Yukio ONOUCHI, and Koji HIRANO
Keywords: Desipramine, fluorescent additive, multifunctional isocyanate, reactive blend, compatibility
Analytical Sciences, 2016, 32(11), 1251.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.32.1251, JOI: JST.JSTAGE/analsci/32.1251
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Notes - Regular issue

Quantitative Determination of NTA and Other Chelating Agents in Detergents by Potentiometric Titration with Copper Ion Selective Electrode
Sana ITO and Masaki MORITA
Keywords: Chelating agents, detergents, titration, copper ion selective electrode, NTA
Analytical Sciences, 2016, 32(11), 1257.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.32.1257, JOI: JST.JSTAGE/analsci/32.1257
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Announcements

Analytical Sciences, 2016, 32(11), 1263.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.32.1263, JOI: JST.JSTAGE/analsci/32.1263

Errata

Analytical Sciences, 2016, 32(11), 1267.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.32.1267, JOI: JST.JSTAGE/analsci/32.1267