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Nanomedicines and Nanoproducts: Applications, Disposition, and Toxicology in the Human Body

Eiki Igarashi
October 10, 2017

Nanomedicines and Nanoproducts: Applications, Disposition, and Toxicology in the Human Body provides a detailed overview of the disposition of nanoproducts within the body, with a special focus on the respiratory and olfactory routes of nanoproduct administration, buccal exposure and the ingestion...

Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine: Methods, Devices, and Applications, Second Edition

Tuan Vo-Dinh
October 02, 2017

The second edition of Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine is intended to serve as an authoritative reference source for a broad audience involved in the research, teaching, learning, and practice of nanotechnology in life sciences. This technology, which is on the scale of molecules, has enabled...

Materials Science of DNA

Jung-II Jin, James Grote
September 30, 2017

The field of materials science and technology has undergone revolutionary advances due to the development of novel analytical tools, functional materials, and multidisciplinary approaches to engineering. Additionally, theoretical predictions combined with increasingly improved models and...

RNA Nanotechnology and Therapeutics

Peixuan Guo, Farzin Haque
September 30, 2017

Interest in RNA nanotechnology has increased in recent years as recognition of its potential for applications in nanomedicine has grown. Edited by the world's foremost experts in nanomedicine, this comprehensive, state-of-the-art reference details the latest research developments and challenges in...

Biomedical Application of Nanoparticles

Bertrand Henri Rihn
September 06, 2017

Biomedical Application of Nanoparticles explores nanoparticles, their chemical and physicals properties, and how they interact in biological systems with proteins, immune system and targeted cells. Risk assessment of nanoparticles for human is described, including: cellular paradigms,...

Colloids in Biotechnology

Monzer Fanun
May 31, 2017

Colloids show great potential in a wide variety of applications, including drug delivery and medical imaging, and the design and fabrication of colloid systems has attracted considerable interest in the research community. Colloids in Biotechnology describes developments in the field of...

Chirality in Biological Nanospaces: Reactions in Active Sites

Nilashis Nandi
May 31, 2017

Chirality is widely studied and omnipresent in biological molecules. However, how the retention of enantiomeric forms persists in many life processes without racemization is still unclear, and the molecular understanding of the stringent chiral specificity in enzymatic reactions is sparse. An...

Silver Nanoparticles for Antibacterial Devices: Biocompatibility and Toxicity

Huiliang Cao
May 25, 2017

Since the potential toxicity of silver nanoparticles (Ag NPs) has raised serious concerns in the biomaterials and biomedical engineering community, Silver Nanoparticles for Antibacterial Devices: Biocompatibility and Toxicity brings together the synthesis, the physicochemical properties and the...

Dendrimers in Medical Science

Zahoor Ahmad Parry, Rajesh Pandey
May 24, 2017

This valuable new book offers a new perspective on dendrimers that bridges the gap between basic research and applied nanomedicine. It explores the ultimate effectiveness of dendrimers in theranostics, a promising field that combines therapeutics and diagnostics into single multifunctional...

Digital Microfluidic Biochips: Design Automation and Optimization

Krishnendu Chakrabarty, Tao Xu
May 22, 2017

Microfluidics-based biochips combine electronics with biochemistry, providing access to new application areas in a wide variety of fields. Continued technological innovations are essential to assuring the future role of these chips in functional diversification in biotech, pharmaceuticals, and...

Nanotechnology: Understanding Small Systems, Third Edition

Ben Rogers, Jesse Adams, Sumita Pennathur
May 11, 2017

An Accessible, Scientifically Rigorous Presentation That Helps Your Students Learn the Real StuffWinner of a CHOICE Outstanding Academic Book Award 2011"… takes the revolutionary concepts and techniques that have traditionally been fodder for graduate study and makes them accessible for all. …...

Handbook of Intelligent Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, Second Edition

Gilson Khang
May 02, 2017

Millions of patients suffer from end-stage organ failure or tissue loss annually, and the only solution might be organ and/or tissue transplantation. To avoid poor biocompatibility–related problems and donor organ shortage, however, around 20 years ago a new, hybridized method combining cells and...

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