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1st Edition

Global Prospects

Edited By

David E. Reisner

ISBN 9780429129575
Published July 30, 2008 by CRC Press
368 Pages

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Book Description

As the impact and importance of nanotechnology continues to grow, nanomedicine and biotechnology have become areas of increased development. Drug delivery by nanoparticulates and nanocoatings for medicial devices are among the many new techniques on the horizon. Years from now we will laugh at the approaches to treating disease we currently consider state of the art. To prepare for the future of medicine, biomedical engineers must have a deeply rooted understanding of the role of bionanotechnology.

Table of Contents

Nanotechnology in Stem Cell Biology and Technology. Lipid Membranes in Biomimetic Systems. Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Controlled Nanotopography. Biological Applications of Optical Tags Based on Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering. Nanostructured Titanium Alloys for Implant Applications. Commercializing Bionanotechnology:From the Academic Lab to Products. Opportunities for Bionanotechnology in Food and the Food Industry. Engineering Nanostructured Thermal Spray Coatings for Biomedical Applications. NanoPhenomena at Work, for Color Management in Personal Care. Proteoliposome as Nanoparticle for Vaccine Adjuvants. Australian BioNanotechnology for Delivery, Diagnostics, and Sensing. Development of a BioChip for Cardiac Diagnostics. Synthesis, PhysicoChemical Properties, and Biologic Activity of Nanosized Silver Particles. NanoCrystalline Silicon for Biomedical: Intelligent Sensor Systems. Wetting the Surface:From Self-Cleaning Leaves to Energy Storage Devices. Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery for Malaria and Tuberculosis Treatment. Nanophotonics for Biomedical Superresolved Imaging. DNA as a Scaffold for Nanostructure Assembly. Directed Evolution of Proteins for Device Applications. Semiconductor Quantum Dots for Molecular and Cellular Imaging. Bionanotechnology for Bioanalysis. Nanohydroxyapatite for Biomedical Applications. Nanotechnology Provides New Tools for Biomedical Optics. Nanomaterials: Perspectives and Possibilities in Nanomedicine. Biomedical Nanoengineering for Nanomedicine. Physiogenomics: Integrating Systems Engineering and Nanotechnology for Personalized Medicine, . Patenting Inventions in Bionanotechnology: A Guide for Scientists and Lawyers. Index.

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