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Nanomedicine in Diagnostics

1st Edition

Edited by Noemi Rozlosnik

CRC Press

246 pages | 25 Color Illus.

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Description

Research on new sensing concepts has opened the door to a wide variety of microsystems for clinical applications. Such devices are extremely useful for delivering diagnostic information in a fast, simple, and low cost fashion. This book is one of the first to focus on the use of nanotechnology in diagnostics. Designed as a broad survey of the field, this book combines contributions by international experts from divergent fields of study ranging from single molecule diagnostics to cell based systems.

Table of Contents

Biased Diffusion and Rectified Brownian Motion at the Nanoscale Driving Mobile Sensing Automata for the Early Diagnosis of Endogenous Diseases

Dario Narducci and Gianfranco Cerofolini

Biotechnology-Utilized Nanopore for Single-Molecule Investigation

Ji Wook Shim and Li-Qun Gu

Self-assembled Peptide and Protein Nanostructures in Diagnosis

Jaime Castillo-León, Yuri Belotti, and Winnie E. Svendsen

Electrochemical Sensor Systems for Medicine

V. V. Shumyantseva, E. V. Suprun, T. V. Bulko, Ya. M. Chalenko, and A. I. Archakov

Conductive Polymers in Medical Diagnostics

Johannes Daprà, Katrine Kiilerich-Pedersen, Nikolaj Ormstrup Christiansen, Claus Riber Poulsen, and Noemi Rozlosnik

Biosensors for Diagnostic Based on Olfactory Receptors

Marta Sanmartí, Patrizia Iavicoli and Josep Samitier

Nanomedicine Technologies for Cell-Based Drug Screening

Pravin K. Naoghare and Joon Myong Song

Emerging Nanotechnology for Efficient Capture of Circulating Tumor Cells

Xueli Liu, Li Chen and Shutao Wang

Detection of Bacterial Habits: Single Planktonic Cells and Assembled Biofilm

Akira Ishihama

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC027000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Nanotechnology & MEMS