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Biomedical applications of nanotechnology

Author: Vinod Labhasetwar; Diandra L Leslie-Pelecky
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Interscience, ©2007.
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An overview of nanotechnologyand its potential. The field of nanotechnology is undergoing rapid developments on many fronts. This reference provides a comprehensive review of various nanotechnologies with a view to their biomedical applications. With chapters contributed by distinguished scientists from diverse disciplines, Biomedical Applications of Nanotechnology:. *. Reviews recent advances in the designing of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Biomedical applications of nanotechnology.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Interscience, ©2007
(DLC) 2006103522
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vinod Labhasetwar; Diandra L Leslie-Pelecky
ISBN: 9780470152911 0470152915 9780470152928 0470152923
OCLC Number: 180192928
Description: 1 online resource (x, 249 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Biological applications of multifunctional magnetic nanowires / Edward J. Felton and Daniel H. Reich --
Nucleic acid delivery and localizing delivery with magnetic nanoparticles / Christian Plank [and others] --
Magnetic nanoparticles in cancer diagnosis and hyperthermic treatment / Robert H. Kraus, Jr. and Bradford Wright --
Brownian motion in biological sensing / Axel Hoffmann [and others] --
Dendrimers and hyperbranched polymers for drug delivery / Rangaramanujam M. Kannan, Omathanu P. Perumal, and Sujatha Kannan --
Nanogels : chemistry to drug delivery / Murali Mohan Yallapu, Maram K. Reddy, and Vinod Labhasetwar --
Targeted gold nanoparticles for imaging and therapy / Raghuraman Kannan and Kattesh V. Katti --
Building blocks of nucleic acid nanostructures : unfolding thermodynamics of intramolecular DNA complexes / Luis A. Marky [and others] --
Nanotoxicology / Diandra L. Leslie-Pelecky.
Responsibility: edited by Vinod Labhasetwar, Diandra L. Leslie-Pelecky.
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This book provides a comprehensive survey of nanotechnology that reviews recent advances in nanotechnology-based drug and gene delivery systems and imaging approaches, and includes their biomedical  Read more...


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"This volume highlights a number of approaches toward using nanotechnology for drug delivery, imaging, and therapeutic applications." (The Quarterly Review of Biology, March 2009) "[A] Read more...

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