• Science

Biomedical Nanotechnology

Methods and Protocols
Author: Sarah J. Hurst
Publisher: Humana Press
ISBN: 9781617790515
Category: Science
Page: 436
View: 511
Due to their unique size-dependent properties, nanomaterials have the potential to revolutionize the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of disease by offering superior capabilities compared to conventionally-used materials. Biomedical Nanotechnology: Methods and Protocols brings together experts from a wide variety of fields to provide a practical overview of biomedical nanotechnology, from the conception of novel materials in the laboratory to the application of such structures in the clinic. After a brief introductory chapter, the first section consists of protocol chapters which provide hands-on information on the synthesis of a variety of solution-phase and surface-bound nanomaterials and their application in sensing, imaging, and/or therapeutics, while the second section consists of a series of case studies and review chapters that discuss the toxicology of nanomaterials, the regulatory pathways to US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of these materials, their patenting, marketing, and commercialization, and the legal and ethical issues surrounding their use. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular BiologyTM series format, many chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials, step-by-step, readily reproducible protocols, and insightful tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Cutting-edge and authoritative, Biomedical Nanotechnology: Methods and Protocols surveys this exciting field from the most vital angles in order to provide a comprehensive reference for scientists and researchers of all different backgrounds looking to utilize the numerous versatile applications of nanomaterial technologies.

    • Biomedical engineering

Biomedical Nanotechnology

Methods and Protocols
Author: Sarah Hurst Petrosko,Sarah J. Hurst,Emily S. Day
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781493968404
Category: Biomedical engineering
Page: 341
View: 9025
"This second edition volume provides an overview of some of the types of nanostructures commonly used in nanobiomedicine. The chapters in this book discuss practical information on the synthesis and characterization of a variety of solution-phase and surface-bound nanomaterials, with examples of how they can be used in sensing, imaging, and therapeutics. Specific topics include the synthesis and characterization of molecule and biomolecule-functionalized nanoconjugates with gold, iron oxide, or polymeric cores; the development of biosensing, imaging, and therapeutic applications of multicomponent/multifunctional nanostructures; and the application of flow cytometry in nanobiomedicine. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls.

    • Medical

Cancer Nanotechnology

Methods and Protocols
Author: Stephen R. Grobmyer,Brij M. Moudgil
Publisher: Humana Press
ISBN: 9781607616139
Category: Medical
Page: 366
View: 1408
Early detection of cancer at the cellular level, even before anatomic anomalies are visible, is critical to more efficacious and cost effective diagnosis and therapeutic advances. In Cancer Nanotechnology: Methods and Protocols, an international panel of experts provide the most recent, cutting-edge, "how-to" approaches developed and employed by researchers in a variety of disciplines to identify cancer specific biomarkers, construct suitable multifunctional targeted nanostructure platforms, along with enhanced imaging and therapeutic applications. Covering such topics as multifunctional and multimodal nanoparticles, nanoparticle mediated cancer theranostics, molecular targets for cancer nanotechnology, and nanoparticles for non-invasive image-guided cancer therapy, the volume addresses the key challenges of the field today, specifically targeted and localized delivery of the drugs. As a volume in the highly successful Methods in Molecular BiologyTM series, the protocols chapters include brief introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and notes on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Authoritative and cutting-edge, Cancer Nanotechnology: Methods and Protocols integrates cancer biology, clinical oncology, molecular cancer imaging, materials science and chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, toxicology, computer science, electrical engineering, chemistry, physics, and mathematics in order to achieve the vital goals of nanotechnology-mediated early cancer detection and more efficacious and less toxic therapies for these devastating diseases.

    • Science

Nanotechnology in Regenerative Medicine

Methods and Protocols
Author: Melba Navarro,Josep A. Planell
Publisher: Humana Press
ISBN: 9781493961788
Category: Science
Page: 319
View: 8252
Nanotechnology plays a key leading role in developing tools able to identify, measure, and study cellular events at the nanometric level as well as in contributing to the disclosure of unknown biological interactions and mechanisms, which opens the door for advances including nanodevices for diagnostic and therapy, drug delivery systems, and regenerative medicine. In Nanotechnology in Regenerative Medicine: Methods and Protocols, expert researchers in the field provide an overview of a very wide range of currently used technologies and methods that involve nanotechnology principles applicable to tissue regeneration. Being that the application of nanotechnology to regenerative medicine is a very broad field, this book focuses its interests on particular areas such as its use as a means to produce efficient platforms and structures for tissue engineering, delivery systems and biosensors, as well as the use of some techniques to study materials surfaces and the interactions between cells, biomolecules, and surfaces at the nanoscale. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular BiologyTM series format, chapters include introductions to their related topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Authoritative and accessible, Nanotechnology in Regenerative Medicine: Methods and Protocols provides established scientists, junior researchers, and students involved in the bioengineering, biotechnology, and biomedical fields with a sound foundation in a variety of vital nanotechnology approaches in regenerative medicine.

    • Medical

Cancer Nanotechnology

Methods and Protocols
Author: Reema Zeineldin
Publisher: Humana Press
ISBN: 9781493966448
Category: Medical
Page: 490
View: 6001
This detailed volume presents protocols for advancing the utility of nanotechnology in cancer research toward improving our understanding of cancer biology, prevention, diagnosis, and therapy. There are continuous new discoveries in the field of nanotechnology, thus creating new imaging systems or therapies, and this book focuses on how to employ certain discoveries for studying cancer by presenting principles along with techniques to allow for the transformation of any new discoveries in the field into cancer-studying tools with the hope of bringing in the involvement of biomedical scientists who can enhance the speed of discoveries toward cancer diagnosis and therapy. Written for the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Authoritative and motivating, Cancer Nanotechnology: Methods and Protocols serves as an ideal resource for biomedical scientists interested in the potential of this field as well as for physical scientists and engineers interested in employing nanotechnology in cancer diagnosis and therapy./div

    • Science

DNA Nanotechnology

Methods and Protocols
Author: Giampaolo Zuccheri
Publisher: Humana Press
ISBN: 9781493985814
Category: Science
Page: 334
View: 5966
This second edition provides new and updated methods that detail new DNA nanotechnology techniques. Chapters focus on DNA origami nanostructures for arranging matter in the nanoscale or on their manipulation with the aid of other technologies, on procedures for making nucleic acids nanostructures of different kinds, and methods to simulate complex nanostructures or to use them in biosensing. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Authoritative and cutting-edge, DNA Nanotechnology: Methods and Protocols, Second Edition aims to ensure successful results in the further study of this vital field.

    • Medical

RNA Nanotechnology and Therapeutics


Author: Peixuan Guo,Farzin Haque
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1466505664
Category: Medical
Page: 611
View: 3735
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 the biophysical and single molecule approaches in RNA nanotechnology. In addition, the text also provides in-depth discussions of RNA structure for nanoparticle construction, RNA computation and modeling, single molecule imaging of RNA, RNA nanoparticle assembly, RNA nanoparticles in therapeutics, RNA chemistry for nanoparticle synthesis, and conjugation and labeling.

    • Science

Nanomaterial Interfaces in Biology

Methods and Protocols
Author: Paolo Bergese,Kimberly Hamad-Schifferli
Publisher: Humana Press
ISBN: 9781627034616
Category: Science
Page: 293
View: 3927
The intersection of nanotechnology with biology has given rise to numerous ideas for new ways to use nanotechnology for biological applications. Nanomaterials possess unique size- and material-dependent properties which make them attractive for improving regular biomedical fields, such as drug delivery, imaging, therapy, and diagnostics. Divided into three convenient sections, Nanomaterial Interfaces in Biology: Methods and Protocols covers protocols describing synthesis, fabrication, and construction of bio-nanomaterial interfaces, characterization protocols of bio-nanomaterial interfaces, and applications which utilize the bio-nanomaterial interfaces. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, chapters contain introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and notes on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Authoritative and accessible Nanomaterial Interfaces in Biology: Methods and Protocols will serve the new and emerging scientific community, enabling new capabilities and technologies that were not previously possible in medicine and biology.

    • Medical

Nanoparticles in Biology and Medicine

Methods and Protocols
Author: Mikhail Soloviev
Publisher: Humana Press
ISBN: 9781493962471
Category: Medical
Page: 576
View: 2851
This Methods in Molecular Biology book covers all stages of nanoparticle manufacturing, modification, analysis and application. Includes materials lists, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, troubleshooting tips and avoiding pitfalls."

    • Science

Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine

Methods, Devices, and Applications, Second Edition
Author: Tuan Vo-Dinh
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439893799
Category: Science
Page: 740
View: 4109
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 the development of devices smaller and more efficient than anything currently available. To understand complex biological nanosystems at the cellular level, we urgently need to develop a next-generation nanotechnology tool kit. It is believed that the new advances in genetic engineering, genomics, proteomics, medicine, and biotechnology will depend on our mastering of nanotechnology in the coming decades. The integration of nanotechnology, material sciences, molecular biology, and medicine opens the possibility of detecting and manipulating atoms and molecules using nanodevices, which have the potential for a wide variety of biological research topics and medical uses at the cellular level. This book presents the most recent scientific and technological advances of nanotechnology for use in biology and medicine. Each chapter provides introductory material with an overview of the topic of interest; a description of methods, protocols, instrumentation, and applications; and a collection of published data with an extensive list of references for further details. The goal of this book is to provide a comprehensive overview of the most recent advances in instrumentation, methods, and applications in areas of nanobiotechnology, integrating interdisciplinary research and development of interest to scientists, engineers, manufacturers, teachers, and students.

    • Liposomes

Liposomes

Methods and Protocols
Author: Volkmar Weissig
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Liposomes
Page: N.A
View: 6015

    • Science

Plenty of Room for Biology at the Bottom

An Introduction to Bionanotechnology
Author: Ehud Gazit
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 1848169310
Category: Science
Page: 197
View: 1525
This expanded and updated edition of the 2007 version introduces readers from various backgrounds to the rapidly growing interface between biology and nanotechnology. It intellectually integrates concepts, applications, and outlooks from these major scientific fields and presents them to readers from diverse backgrounds in a comprehensive and didactic manner.Written by two leading nanobiologists actively involved at the forefront of the field both as researchers and educators, this book takes the reader from the fundamentals of nanobiology to the most advanced applications.The book fulfils a unique niche: to address not only students, but also scientists who are eager (and nowadays obliged) to learn about other state-of-the-art disciplines. The book is written in such a way as to be accessible to biologists, chemists, and physicists with no background in nanotechnology (for example biologists who are interested in inorganic nanostructures or physicists who would like to learn about biological assemblies and applications thereof). It is reader-friendly and will appeal to a wide audience not only in academia but also in the industry and anyone interested in learning more about nanobiotechnology.

    • Science

Oxidative Stress and Nanotechnology

Methods and Protocols
Author: Donald Armstrong,Dhruba J Bharali
Publisher: Humana Press
ISBN: 9781627034746
Category: Science
Page: 294
View: 5966
The emergence of nanotechnology has had a profound effect on almost every aspect of the 21st century’s daily life. It has had a revolutionary impact from stain-resistant clothing and cosmetics to environmental issues , including energy and medicine and even aerospace engineering. In Oxidative Stress and Nanotechnology: Methods and Protocols, expert researchers in the field detail various aspects of nanotechnology from the oxidative stress point of view. Focusing on synthesis of different antioxidant nanoparticles and antioxidant-loaded nanoparticles, as well as their in vitro/ in vivo mechanisms of action along with their clinical relevance. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular BiologyTM series format, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and key tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Authoritative and practical, Oxidative Stress and Nanotechnology: Methods and Protocols seeks to aid scientists in the further study of techniques for nanotechnology in pathophysiology and protection from the oxidative stress point of view.

    • Biosensors

Biosensors and Biodetection

Methods and Protocols
Author: Avraham Rasooly,K. E. Herold
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Biosensors
Page: N.A
View: 7227

    • Science

Electrochemical Sensors, Biosensors and their Biomedical Applications


Author: Xueji Zhang,Huangxian Ju,Joseph Wang
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780080554891
Category: Science
Page: 616
View: 8742
This book broadly reviews the modem techniques and significant applications of chemical sensors and biosensors. Chapters are written by experts in the field – including Professor Joseph Wang, the most cited scientist in the world and renowned expert on sensor science who is also co-editor. Each chapter provides technical details beyond the level found in typical journal articles, and explores the application of chemical sensors and biosensors to a significant problem in biomedical science, also providing a prospectus for the future. This book compiles the expert knowledge of many specialists in the construction and use of chemical sensors and biosensors including nitric oxide sensors, glucose sensors, DNA sensors, hydrogen sulfide sensors, oxygen sensors, superoxide sensors, immuno sensors, lab on chip, implatable microsensors, et al. Emphasis is laid on practical problems, ranging from chemical application to biomedical monitoring and from in vitro to in vivo, from single cell to animal to human measurement. This provides the unique opportunity of exchanging and combining the expertise of otherwise apparently unrelated disciplines of chemistry, biological engineering, and electronic engineering, medical, physiological. Provides user-oriented guidelines for the proper choice and application of new chemical sensors and biosensors Details new methodological advancements related to and correlated with the measurement of interested species in biomedical samples Contains many case studies to illustrate the range of application and importance of the chemical sensors and biosensors

    • Technology & Engineering

Applications of Nanomaterials

Advances and Key Technologies
Author: Sabu Thomas,Nandakumar Kalarikkal,Samuel Oluwatobi Oluwafemi,Sneha Mohan
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing
ISBN: 0081019726
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 490
View: 1422
Applications of Nanomaterials: Advances and Key Technologies discusses the latest advancements in the synthesis of various types of nanomaterials. The book's main objective is to provide a comprehensive review regarding the latest advances in synthesis protocols that includes up-to-date data records on the synthesis of all kinds of inorganic nanostructures using various physical and chemical methods. The synthesis of all important nanomaterials, such as carbon nanostructures, Core-shell Quantum dots, Metal and metal oxide nanostructures, Nanoferrites, polymer nanostructures, nanofibers, and smart nanomaterials are discussed, making this a one-stop reference resource on research accomplishments in this area. Leading researchers from industry, academia, government and private research institutions across the globe have contributed to the book. Academics, researchers, scientists, engineers and students working in the field of polymer nanocomposites will benefit from its solutions for material problems. Provides an up-to-date data record on the synthesis of all kinds of organic and inorganic nanostructures using various physical and chemical methods Presents the latest advances in synthesis protocols Includes the latest techniques used in the physical and chemical characterization of nanomaterials Covers the characterization of all the important materials groups, such as carbon nanostructures, core-shell quantum dots, metal and metal oxide nanostructures, nanoferrites, polymer nanostructures and nanofibers

    • Medical

Nanotoxicity

Methods and Protocols
Author: Joshua Reineke
Publisher: Humana Press
ISBN: 9781627030014
Category: Medical
Page: 414
View: 8151
The field of nanotechnology has developed very rapidly over the past decade lending great promise to medical applications in drug delivery, therapeutics, and biological imaging. Due to the great promise, rapid development, and broad application of nanomaterials, it is imperative that researchers from development through application seek a thorough understanding of nanotoxicity. Nanotoxicity: Methods and Protocols address the special considerations when applying toxicity studies to nanomaterials and detail newly developed methods for the study of nanotoxicity. These diverse methods span in vitro cell culture, model tissues, in situ exposure, in vivo models, analysis in plants, and mathematical modeling, proving to be relevant to pharmaceutical scientists, material scientists, bioengineers, toxicologists, environmentalists, immunologists, and cellular and molecular biologists, to name a few. As part of the highly successful Methods in Molecular BiologyTM, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Comprehensive and cutting-edge, Nanotoxicity: Methods and Protocols aims to diversify the capabilities of current researchers involved in nanotoxicology and to enable researchers in related fields to expand their knowledge of how nanomaterials interface with the biological environment.

    • Technology & Engineering

Characterization of Polymeric Biomaterials


Author: Maria Cristina Tanzi,Silvia Farè
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing
ISBN: 0081007434
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 500
View: 2831
Characterization of Polymeric Biomaterials presents a comprehensive introduction on the topic before discussing the morphology and surface characterization of biomedical polymers. The structural, mechanical, and biological characterization is described in detail, followed by invaluable case studies of polymer biomaterial implants. With comprehensive coverage of both theoretical and experimental information, this title will provide scientists with an essential guide on the topic of these materials which are regularly used for clinical applications, such as implants and drug delivery devices. However, a range of novel polymers and the development and modification of existing medical polymers means that there is an ongoing need to satisfy particular design requirements. This book explains the critical and fundamentals methods to characterize polymer materials for biomedical applications. Presents a self-contained reference on the characterization of polymeric biomaterials Provides comprehensive information on how to characterize biomedical polymers in order to improve design and synthesis Includes useful case studies that demonstrate the characterization of biomaterial implants

    • Science

Techniques in Microscopy for Biomedical Applications


Author: Terje Dokland
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 9812564349
Category: Science
Page: 378
View: 3239
The second volume of the series Manuals in Biomedical Research, this book is aimed to be both a concise introduction to the diverse field of microscopy and a practical guide those who require the use of microscopic for methods in their research. It provides young as well as experienced scientists a state-of-the-art multidisciplinary overview of microscopic techniques, covering all the major microscopy fields in biomedical sciences and showing their application in evaluating samples ranging from molecules to cells and tissues.Microscopy has revolutionized our understanding of biological events. Within the last two decades, microscopic techniques have provided insights into the dynamics of biological processes that regulate such events. Biological discovery, to a large extent, depends on advances in imaging techniques and various microscopic techniques have emerged as central and indispensable tools in the biomedical sciences.The four authors bring with them extensive experiences spanning across disciplines such as Microbiology, Molecular and Cell Biology, Tissue Engineering, Biomedical and Regenerative Medicine and so forth, reinforcing the fact that microscopy has proven useful in countless investigations into the mysteries of life.