1st Edition

Nanomedicine and the Nervous System




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ISBN 9781578087280
Published March 8, 2012 by CRC Press
380 Pages 26 Color & 93 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Understanding the importance of nanosciences is somewhat problematic as a great deal of text can be rather technical in nature with little consideration to the novice. In this book information is readable as it has sections for the novice and expert alike. Each chapter has an abstract, "key facts", and a "mini-dictionary" of key terms and phrases within each chapter. Each chapter has a summary in point form The book covers for example, introductions to the field, lipid matrix nanoparticles, atomic force microscopy, characterization of tissues at the nanometer scale, antisense oligonucleotides, carbon nanotubes, nanocomposites, nanorods, carbon nanomaterials, nanolabeled diabetogenic, nanofiber wound dressings, and nanotechnology footsocks.

Table of Contents

General Aspects
Safety of Carbon Nanotubes for Neuronal Tissue, Giuseppe Bardi
Nanoparticle-based Immunoassays and their Applications in Nervous System Biomarker Detection, Chunping Jia, Qinghui Jin, and Jianlong Zhao
Electrical Stimulation of Brain Tissue with Carbon Nanofiber Microbrush Arrays, Edward de Asis, Russell J. Andrews, and Jun Li
Nanoelectrode Arrays for Monitoring and Modulating Nervous System Electrical and Chemical Activity, R.J. Andrews
Probing Protein Nanoassemblies in Neurodegenerative Disease, Min S. Wang and Michael R. Sierks
Nanoparticle-assisted Laser Desorption/ionization (nano-PALDI)-based Imaging Mass Spectrometry (IMS) and its Application to Brain Sciences, S. Hameed, Yuki Sugiura, Yoshishige Kimura, K.K. Shrivas, and Mitsutoshi Setou
Nanomaterials and Ion Channels: Observed Effects and Possible Mechanisms, Lorin M. Jakubek and Robert H. Hurt
Biomolecular Engineering for the Regulation of Alpha-synuclein Nanostructure toward the Development of Alpha-synuclein Targeting Nanomedicine, Natsuki Kobayashi, Jihoon Kim, and Koji Sode
Nanomaterials for Stem Cell Imaging in the Central Nervous System, A. Solanki, S. Shah, Michael H. Koucky, and Ki-Bum Lee
Carbon Nanotubes and Neuronal Performance, Alessandra Fabbro, Francesca Maria Toma, Giada Cellot, Maurizio Prato, and Laura Ballerini

Therapeutics
Nanotechnologies for Treatment of Stroke and Spinal Cord Injury, Šárka Kubinová and Eva Syková
Delivering siRNA Using Nanoparticles to the Central Nervous System, S. Neslihan Alpay, Bulent Ozpolat, Hee-Dong Han, Gabriel Lopez-Berestein, A.K. Sood, and Hui-Lin Pan
Targeting Drug Delivery to the Brain via Transferrin Anchored Nanoparticles, Jiang Chang and Didier Betbeder
Therapeutic-loaded Lipid Nanostructures and Brain Diseases, Maria Luisa Bondì and Emanuela Fabiola Craparo
Nanocarriers for the Treatment of Brain Tumours, Pauline Resnier, Anne Clavreul, and Catherine Passirani
Electrospinning of Nanofibres for Repair of the Injured Peripheral Nervous System, Dorothee Hodde, José Luis Gerardo-Nava, Ronald Deumens, Jörg Mey, and Gary Anthony Brook
Bridging the Gap for Regeneration after CNS Injury by Nanofiber Scaffolds: Use of SAPNS for Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injury, Jiasong Guo, Gilberto K.K. Leung, and Wutian Wu
Nanoparticle-iron Chelator Conjugates as Multifunctional Disease-modifying Drugs for Prevention and Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease, Gang Liu, Ping Men, George Perry, and Mark A. Smith
The Pharmacological and Toxicological Profiles of Carbon Nanotubes as Drug Carriers toward Central Nervous System, Yingge Zhang and Changxiao Liu

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Martin, Colin R.; Preedy, Victor R.; Hunter, Ross J.