Choice Recommended Title, April 2020
This comprehensive book, edited by two leading experts in nanotechnology and bioengineering with contributions from a global team of specialists, provides a detailed overview of the environmental and health impacts associated with the toxicology of nanomaterials.
Special attention is given to nanomaterial toxicity during synthesis, production and application, and chapters throughout are focused on key areas that are important for future research and development of nanomaterials. This book will be of interest to advanced students studying biomedical engineering and materials science, PhD researchers, post-docs and academics working in the area of nanotechnology, medicine, manufacturing and regulatory bodies.
- Collates and critically evaluates various aspects of the toxicology of nanomaterials in one comprehensive text
- Discusses the various effects of nanocrystals including the morphologies on cytotoxicity, in addition to the environmental and cytotoxicity risks of graphene and 2D nanomaterials
- Explores practical methods of detection and quantification, with applications in the environmental and healthcare fields
Introduction. Part 1: Applications of Nanomaterials in Healthcare and Environment. 1. Designing Smart Nanotherapeutics. 2. Naturally-Derived Nanoparticles for Bioremediation. Part 2: Measurement of Nanomaterial Toxicity. 3. Ecotoxicology of Nanoparticles. 4. Lab-on-a-chip Based Devices for Rapid and Accurate Measurement of Nanomaterial Toxicity. 5. Identifying Nanotoxicity at the Cellular Level using Electron Microscopy. Part 3: Toxicology Studies of Different Nanomaterials: Cytotoxicology and Ecotoxicology. 6. Effects of Nanocrystal Morphologies on Cytotoxicity. 7. Cytotoxicology Studies of 2-D Nanomaterials. 8. Cytotoxicology Studies of Graphene and its Composites. 9. Toxicology Studies of Semiconductor Nanomaterials: Environmental. 10. Toxicity Analysis of Ag and Au Nanoparticles