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Handbook on Nanobiomaterials for Therapeutics and Diagnostic Applications

Handbook on Nanobiomaterials for Therapeutics and Diagnostic Applications Book
Author : Krishnan Anand,Muthupandian Saravanan,Balakumar Chandrasekaran,Suvardhan Kanchi,Sarojini Jeeva Panchu,Quan-Sheng Chen
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2021-03-18
ISBN : 0128219149
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Handbook of Nano-biomaterials for Therapeutics and Diagnostic Applications covers in-depth topics on nano-biomaterials and nano drug delivery systems (biosensors and bioimaging) involving polymer nanocomposites, metal nanocomposites, and other carbon family fibers and proteins. The book covers the current application of tiny machines or nanodevices and their use as early detection systems for life threatening diseases, giving detailed literature on the development of nanodevices, their use as diagnostic tools, and their present trend in the industry and market. In addition, their synthesis, potential applications and future of smart nanodevices in diagnosis of diseases and their use as smart clinical devices is covered. Users will find sections on recent advances in interdisciplinary research on the processing, morphology, structure and properties of nanostructured materials and their applications in drug delivery for various diseases such as cancer, tuberculosis, Alzheimer disease, ophthalmic diseases, and more. Offers a comprehensive coverage of the therapeutics and smart nanodevices as diagnostic tools and their potential clinical applications in biosensing and bioimaging Includes a glimpse into the nano-biomaterials that are essential components in nanomedicines Describes nanodevices in the early diagnosis of the diseases Explains the nano-drug delivery system for the treatment of various diseases, including cancer, tuberculosis, Alzheimer disease, and ophthalmic diseases Encompasses all information, starting from the design of nano-biomaterials to their applications in theranostics

Handbook of Lung Targeted Drug Delivery Systems

Handbook of Lung Targeted Drug Delivery Systems Book
Author : Yashwant Pathak,Nazrul Islam
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2021-10-18
ISBN : 1000450805
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Handbook of Lung Targeted Drug Delivery Systems: Recent Trends and Clinical Evidences covers every aspect of the drug delivery to lungs, the physiology and pharmacology of the lung, modelling for lung delivery, drug devices focused on lung treatment, regulatory requirements, and recent trends in clinical applications. With the advent of nano sciences and significant development in the nano particulate drug delivery systems there has been a renewed interest in the lung as an absorption surface for various drugs. The emergence of the COVID-19 virus has brought lung and lung delivery systems into focus, this book covers new developments and research used to address the prevention and treatment of respiratory diseases. Written by well-known scientists with years of experience in the field this timely handbook is an excellent reference book for the scientists and industry professionals. Key Features: Focuses particularly on the chemistry, clinical pharmacology, and biological developments in this field of research. Presents comprehensive information on emerging nanotechnology applications in diagnosing and treating pulmonary diseases Explores drug devices focused on lung treatment, regulatory requirements, and recent trends in clinical applications Examines specific formulations targeted to pulmonary systems

Nanocarriers for Drug Targeting Brain Tumors

Nanocarriers for Drug Targeting Brain Tumors Book
Author : Lalit Kumar,Yashwant Pathak
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2022-06-21
ISBN : 0323914713
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nanocarriers for Drug-Targeting Brain Tumors covers different types of nanocarriers and their design and development for targeting drugs to the brain. The book also presents case studies and the mechanism of action of nanocarriers in drug targeting to a specific site. This helps researchers and clinicians understand the design, development and mechanism of action of nanocarriers. As brain tumors continue to be a significant health problem globally, and very complex for targeting drugs, conventional dosage forms are not very effective and side-effects are a major concern. Functionalized nanocarriers can address these problems. Furthermore, the targeting of nanocarriers is preferred for reducing toxicity and improving the effectiveness of the drugs. However, there is a need for understanding the design and development of formulation with the mechanism of action of nanocarriers for brain targeting. Provides information on the design and development of nanocarriers for targeting brain tumors Outlines the working principles of different nanocarriers for targeting brain tumors Includes case studies of different nanocarriers for targeting brain tumors

Handbook of Microbial Nanotechnology

Handbook of Microbial Nanotechnology Book
Author : Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2022-03-13
ISBN : 0128235934
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Handbook of Microbial Nanotechnology is a collection of the most recent scientific advancements in the fundamental application of microbial nanotechnology across various sectors. This comprehensive handbook highlights the vast subject areas of microbial nanotechnology and its potential applications in food, pharmacology, water, environmental remediation, etc. This book will serve as an excellent reference handbook for researchers and students in the food sciences, materials sciences, biotechnology, microbiology and in the pharmaceutical fields. Microbial nanotechnology is taking part in creating development and innovation in various sectors. Despite the participation of microbial nanotechnology in modern development, there are some hindrances. The lack of information, the possibility of adverse impacts on the environment, human health, safety and sustainability are still a challenge. This handbook addresses these challenges. Offers up-to-date, scientific information on the integration of microbiology and nanotechnology Explores how nanotechnology can improve the detection of trace chemical contaminants, viruses and bacteria in food and other industry applications Provides readers with a fundamental understanding of microbial nanotechnology and its challenges Includes real-time applications with case studies to illustrate how microbial nanotechnology influences modern sciences and technologies

Handbook of Nanobiomedical Research

Handbook of Nanobiomedical Research Book
Author : Vladimir Torchilin
Publisher : World Scientific
Release : 2014
ISBN : 9814520659
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book consists of 4 volumes containing about 70 chapters covering all the major aspects of the growing area of nanomedicine. Leading scientists from 15 countries cover all major areas of nanobiomedical research materials for nanomedicine, application of nanomedicine in therapy of various diseases, use of nanomedicines for diagnostic purposes, technology of nanomedicines, and new trends in nanobiomedical research. This is the first detailed handbook specifically addressing various aspects of nanobiomedicine. Readers are treated to cutting-edge research and the newest data from leading researchers in this area.Contents: "Materials for Nanomedicine: "Liposomal Nanomedicines "(Amr S Abu Lila, Tatsuhiro Ishida and Theresa M Allen)"Solid Lipid Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications "(Karsten Mader)"Micellar Nanopreparations for Medicine "(Rupa Sawant and Aditi Jhaveri)"Nanoemulsions in Medicine "(William B Tucker and Sandro Mecozzi)"Drug Nanocrystals and Nanosuspensions in Medicine "(Leena Peltonen, Jouni Hirvonen and Timo Laaksonen)"Polymeric Nanosystems for Integrated Image-Guided Cancer Therapy "(Amit Singh, Arun K Iyer and Mansoor M Amiji)"Polysaccharide-Based Nanocarriers for Drug Delivery "(Carmen Teijeiro, Adam McGlone, Noemi Csaba, Marcos Garcia-Fuentes and Maria J Alonso)"Dendrimers for Biomedical Applications "(Lisa M Kaminskas, Victoria M McLeod, Seth A Jones, Ben J Boyd and Christopher J H Porter)"Layer-by-Layer Nanopreparations for Medicine Smart Polyelectrolyte Multilayer Capsules and Coatings "(Rawil F Fakhrullin, Gleb B Sukhorukov and Yuri M Lvov)"Inorganic Nanopreparations for Nanomedicine "(James Ramos and Kaushal Rege)"Silica-Based Nanoparticles for Biomedical Imaging and Drug Delivery Applications "(Stephanie A Kramer and Wenbin Lin)"Carbon Nanotubes in Biomedical Applications "(Krunal K Mehta, Elena E Paskaleva, Jonathan S Dordick and Ravi S Kane)"Core-Shell Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications "(Mahmoud Elsabahy and Karen L Wooley)"Structure Activity Relationships for Tumor-Targeting Gold Nanoparticles "(Erik C Dreaden, Ivan H El-Sayed and Mostafa A El-Sayed)"Silver Nanoparticles as Novel Antibacterial and Antiviral Agents "(Stefania Galdiero, Annarita Falanga, Marco Cantisani, Avinash Ingle, Massimiliano Galdiero and Mahendra Rai)"Magnetic Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery "(Rainer Tietze, Harald Unterweger and Christoph Alexiou)"Quantum Dots as a Platform Nanomaterial for Biomedical Applications "(Eleonora Petryayeva, Roza Bidshahri, Kate Liu, Charles A Haynes, Igor L Medintz, and W Russ Algar)""Applications in Therapy: "The Application of Nanomedicine to Cardiovascular Diseases "(Kevin M Bardon, Olivier Kister and Jason R McCarthy)"Nanomedicines for Restenosis Therapy "(J E Tengood, I Fishbein, R J Levy and M Chorny)"Nanopreparations for Cancer Treatment and Diagnostics "(Jayant Khandare, Shashwat Banerjee and Tamara Minko)"Nanoparticles in the Gastrointestinal Tract "(Abraham Rubinstein)"Nanopreparations for Oral Administration "(D Hubbard, D J Brayden and H Ghandehari)"Nanopreparations for Central Nervous System Diseases "(Leyuan Xu and Hu Yang)"Nanoparticles for Dermal and Transdermal Delivery: Permeation Pathways and Applications "(Marianna Foldvari, Marjan Gharagozloo and Christine Li)"Lysosomes and Nanotherapeutics: Diseases, Treatments, and Side Effects "(Rachel L Manthe and Silvia Muro)"Nanostructured Biomaterials for Inhibiting Cancer Cell Functions "(Lijuan Zhang and Thomas J Webster)"Nanomedicine in Otorhinolaryngology"

Nanobiomaterials Handbook

Nanobiomaterials Handbook Book
Author : Balaji Sitharaman
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2016-04-19
ISBN : 142009467X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nanobiomaterials exhibit distinctive characteristics, including mechanical, electrical, and optical properties, which make them suitable for a variety of biological applications. Because of their versatility, they are poised to play a central role in nanobiotechnology and make significant contributions to biomedical research and healthcare. Nanobio

Handbook of Harnessing Biomaterials in Nanomedicine

Handbook of Harnessing Biomaterials in Nanomedicine Book
Author : Dan Peer
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2021-01-26
ISBN : 100028428X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nanomedicine has emerged as a novel field in medicine integrating nano-scale technologies with materials sciences, chemistry and biology. The medical application of nanotechnology has the potential to revolutionize diagnosis and therapy and bring this new field from a notion into reality while impacting the lives of millions around the world. This second edition compiles and details the latest cutting-edge research in science and medicine from the interdisciplinary standpoint who are currently revolutionizing drug delivery techniques through the development of nanomedicines. Edited by Dan Peer, a prominent bio-nanotechnologiest, this book will attract anyone involved materials sciences, chemistry, biology and medicine that would like to design applications in the medical field of nanotechnology towards cancer therapy, inflammation, viral infection, imaging and toxicity.

The Nanobiotechnology Handbook

The Nanobiotechnology Handbook Book
Author : Yubing Xie
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2012-11-16
ISBN : 1439838704
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A thorough overview of nanobiotechnology and its place in advances in applied science and engineering, The Nanobiotechnology Handbook combines contributions from physics, bioorganic and bioinorganic chemistry, molecular and cellular biology, materials science, and medicine as well as from mechanical, electrical, chemical, and biomedical engineering

Nanocosmeceuticals

Nanocosmeceuticals Book
Author : Malay K. Das
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2022-08-31
ISBN : 0323910785
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Cosmetics are a fast-growing segment in the global personal care industry and the application of nanocosmeceuticals are on the rise. Conventional cosmetics greatly lack specific delivery systems, prolong effects and relatively heavy doses may be necessary. One of the common complaints of consumers is rather short-term activity of cosmetics, especially in face care products. Nanocosmeceuticals, having more advanced nutrient delivery mechanisms, carry more task specific nutrients to the skin deep where it can be metabolized and used to nourish cells. It can help to increase the aesthetic appeal of a product influencing the purchase decision of a consumer. Nanocosmeceuticals: Innovation, Application and Safety highlights the trends and applications of nanotechnology in cosmeceuticals for more advance and task specific nutrients delivery and long term effects of personal care products using liposome, solid lipid nanoparticles, nanostructured lipid carriers, transferosomes, niosomes, phytosomes, nanoemulsions, silver nanoparticles, chitin nanofibrils etc. It also provides the detailed information on regulatory laws, safety and marketing aspects of cosmeceuticals. This book offers an indispensable guide for professors, researchers, students, formulation chemists as well as formulation scientists in academia and industry; beauticians and decision-makers in consumer organizations. First book on ‘Nanocosmeceuticals’ Serves as a valuable resource of scientific innovations, novel applications, safety and regulations of Nanocosmeceuticals Offers an updated and highly structured reference material for students, researchers, professors, formulation chemists and scientists

Handbook of Materials for Nanomedicine

Handbook of Materials for Nanomedicine Book
Author : Vladimir Torchilin
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2020-03-16
ISBN : 100006705X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In the fast-developing field of nanomedicine, a broad variety of materials have been used for the development of advanced delivery systems for drugs, genes, and diagnostic agents. With the recent breakthroughs in the field, we are witnessing a new age of disease management, which is governed by precise regulation of dosage and delivery. This book presents the advances in the use of polymeric nanomaterials for medical imaging, diagnosis, theranostics, and drug delivery. Beginning with the combinatorial approach for polymer design, it discusses star-shaped amphiphilic polymers, self-assembling polymer–drug conjugates, amphiphilic dendrimers, dendrimer nanohybrids, sustainable green polymeric nanoconstructs, chitosan-based nanogels, and multifunctional hybrid nanogels. The book provides all available information about these materials and describes in detail their advantages and disadvantages and the areas where they could be utilized successfully.

Handbook of Nanotechnology Applications

Handbook of Nanotechnology Applications Book
Author : Kajornsak Faungnawakij,Woei Jye Lau,Uracha Rungsardthong Ruktanonchai,Kuakoon Piyachomkwan
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2020-10-22
ISBN : 0128215097
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Handbook of Nanotechnology Applications: Environment, Energy, Agriculture and Medicine presents a comprehensive overview on recent developments and prospects surrounding nanotechnology use in water/wastewater separation and purification, energy storage and conversion, agricultural and food process, and effective diagnoses and treatments in medical fields. The book includes detailed overviews of nanotechnology, including nanofiltration membrane for water/wastewater treatment, nanomedicine and nanosensor development for medical implementation, advanced nanomaterials of different structural dimensions (0D, 1D, 2D and 3D) for energy applications, as well as food and agricultural utilization. Other sections discuss the challenges of lab-based research transitioning towards practical industrial use. Helps scientists and researchers quickly learn and understand the key role of nanotechnology in important industrial applications Takes an interdisciplinary approach, demonstrating how nanotechnology is being used in a wide range of industry sectors Outlines the role nanotechnology plays in creating safer, cheaper and more energy-efficient projects and devices

Handbook of Biomaterials Biocompatibility

Handbook of Biomaterials Biocompatibility Book
Author : Masoud Mozafari
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2020-06-17
ISBN : 0081029683
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Handbook of Biomaterials Biocompatibility is a systematic reference on host response to different biomaterials, taking into account their physical, mechanical and chemical properties. The book reviews recent progress in the design and study of biomaterials biocompatibility, along with current understanding on how to control immune system response. Sections provide the fundamental theories and challenges of biomaterials biocompatibility, the role of different biomaterials physicochemical surface properties on cell responses, cell responses to different physicochemical properties of polymers, ceramics, metals, carbons and nanomaterials, and biomaterials in different tissues, such as the cardiac, nervous system, cartilage and bone. This resource will be suitable for those working in the fields of materials science, regenerative engineering, medicine, medical devices and nanotechnology. Reviews the fundamental theories and challenges of biomaterials biocompatibility, including an overview of the standards and regulations Provides an overview on the cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in host responses to biomaterials Systematically looks at cellular response and tissue response to a wide range of biomaterials, including polymers, metals, ceramics, alloys and nanomaterials

Nanomaterials in Clinical Therapeutics

Nanomaterials in Clinical Therapeutics Book
Author : Mainak Mukhopadhyay,Arindam Kuila
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2022-09-01
ISBN : 1119857724
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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NANOMATERIALS IN CLINICAL THERAPEUTICS In this rapidly developing field, the book focuses on the practical elements of nanomaterial creation, characterization, and development, as well as their usage in clinical research. Nanotechnology-based applications is a rapidly growing field encompassing a diverse range of disciplines that impact our daily lives. Nanotechnology is being used to carry out large-scale reactions in practically every field of biotechnology and healthcare. The incredible progress being made in these applications is particularly true for the healthcare sector, where they are used in cancer detection and treatment, medical implants, tissue engineering, and so forth. Expansions in this discipline are expected to continue in the future, resulting in the creation of a variety of life-saving medical technology and treatment procedures. The primary goal of this book is to disseminate information on nanotechnology’s applications in the biological sciences. A broad array of nanotechnological approaches utilized in different biological applications are highlighted in the book’s 17 chapters, including the employment of nanotechnology in drug delivery. The first three chapters provide an overview of the history and principles of nanotechnology. The synthesis, characterization, and applications of nanomaterials are covered in the next 10 chapters. The last four chapters discuss the use of nanomaterials in clinical research. Audience The book will be useful for researchers and graduate students in the many areas of science such as biomedicine, environmental biotechnology, bioprocess engineering, renewable energy, chemical engineering, nanotechnology, biotechnology, microbiology, etc.

Handbook of Research on Advancements in Cancer Therapeutics

Handbook of Research on Advancements in Cancer Therapeutics Book
Author : Kumar, Sumit,Rizvi, Moshahid Alam,Verma, Saurabh
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2020-11-27
ISBN : 1799865312
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The complexity of cancer demands an integrated approach from both a cancer biology standpoint and a pharmaceutical basis to understand the different anticancer modalities. Current research has been focused on conventional and newer anticancer modalities, recent discoveries in cancer research, and also the advancements in cancer treatment. There is a current need for more research on the advances in cancer therapeutics that bridge the gap between basic research (pharmaceutical drug development processes, regulatory issues, and translational experimentation) and clinical application. Recent promising discoveries such as immunotherapies, promising therapies undergoing clinical trials, synthetic lethality, carbon beam radiation, and other exciting targeted therapies are being studied to improve and advance the studies of modern cancer treatment. The Handbook of Research on Advancements in Cancer Therapeutics serves as a comprehensive guide in modern cancer treatment by combining and merging the knowledge from both cancer biology and the pharmacology of anticancer modalities. The chapters come from multi-disciplinary backgrounds, including scientists and clinicians from both academia and various industries, to discuss nascent personalized therapies and big data-driven cancer treatment. While highlighting topic areas that include cancer prevention, cancer therapeutics, and cancer treatments through the lenses of technology, medicine/drugs, and alternate therapies, this book is ideally intended for oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgical oncologists, and cancer biologists, along with practitioners, stakeholders, researchers, academicians, and students who are interested in understanding the most fundamental aspects of cancer and the available therapeutic opportunities.

Handbook of Materials for Nanomedicine

Handbook of Materials for Nanomedicine Book
Author : Vladimir Torchilin,Mansoor M. Amiji
Publisher : Pan Stanford Publishing
Release : 2011-11
ISBN : 9814267589
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The fast developing field of nanomedicine uses a broad variety of materials to serve as delivery systems for drugs, genes, and diagnostic agents. This book is the first attempt to put under one cover all major available information about these materials, both still on experimental levels and already applied in patients.

Handbook on Synthesis Strategies for Advanced Materials

Handbook on Synthesis Strategies for Advanced Materials Book
Author : Dr. A. K. Tyagi,Raghumani S. Ningthoujam
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2021
ISBN : 9811618038
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book presents state-of-the-art coverage of synthesis of advanced functional materials. Unconventional synthetic routes play an important role in the synthesis of advanced materials as many new materials are metastable and cannot be synthesized by conventional methods. This book presents various synthesis methods such as conventional solid-state method, combustion method, a range of soft chemical methods, template synthesis, molecular precursor method, microwave synthesis, sono-chemical method and high-pressure synthesis. It provides a comprehensive overview of synthesis methods and covers a variety of materials, including ceramics, films, glass, carbon-based, and metallic materials. Many techniques for processing and surface functionalization are also discussed. Several engineering aspects of materials synthesis are also included. The contents of this book are useful for researchers and professionals working in the areas of materials and chemistry.

Handbook of Clinical Nanomedicine

Handbook of Clinical Nanomedicine Book
Author : Raj Bawa,Gerald F. Audette,Israel Rubinstein
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2016-02-22
ISBN : 9814669210
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This handbook (55 chapters) provides a comprehensive roadmap of basic research in nanomedicine as well as clinical applications. However, unlike other texts in nanomedicine, it not only highlights current advances in diagnostics and therapeutics but also explores related issues like nomenclature, historical developments, regulatory aspects, nanosim

Handbook of Composites from Renewable Materials Nanocomposites

Handbook of Composites from Renewable Materials  Nanocomposites Book
Author : Vijay Kumar Thakur,Manju Kumari Thakur,Michael R. Kessler
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2017-03-28
ISBN : 1119224454
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Handbook of Composites From Renewable Materials comprises a set of 8 individual volumes that brings an interdisciplinary perspective to accomplish a more detailed understanding of the interplay between the synthesis, structure, characterization, processing, applications and performance of these advanced materials. The handbook covers a multitude of natural polymers/ reinforcement/ fillers and biodegradable materials. Together, the 8 volumes total at least 5000 pages and offers a unique publication. This 7th volume Handbook is solely focused on Nanocomposites: Science and Fundamentals. Some of the important topics include but not limited to: preparation, characterization and applications of nano materials from renewable resources; hydrogels and its nanocomposites from renewable resources: preparation of chitin-based nanocomposite materials through gelation with ionic liquid; starch based bionanocomposites; biorenewable nanofiber and nanocrystal; investigation of wear characteristics of dental composite reinforced with rice husk derived nanosilica filler particles; performance of regenerated cellulose/vermiculite nanocomposites fabricated via ionic liquid; preparation, structure, properties and interactions of the PVA/cellulose composites; green composites with cellulose nano-reinforcements; biomass composites from bamboo-based micro/nano fibers; synthesis and medicinal properties of polycarbonates and resins from renewable sources; nanostructured polymer composites with modified carbon nanotubes; organic-inorganic nanocomposites derived from polysaccharides; natural polymer based nanocomposites; cellulose whisker based green polymer composites; poly (lactic acid) nanocomposites reinforced with different additives; nanocrystalline cellulose; halloysite based bionanocomposites; nanostructurated composites based on biodegradable polymers and silver nanoparticles; starch-based biomaterials and nanocomposites; green nanocomposites based on PLA and natural organic fillers; chitin and chitosan based nanocomposites.

Springer Handbook of Marine Biotechnology

Springer Handbook of Marine Biotechnology Book
Author : Se-Kwon Kim
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2015-01-21
ISBN : 3642539718
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This Springer Handbook provides, for the first time, a complete and consistent overview over the methods, applications, and products in the field of marine biotechnology. A large portion of the surface of the earth (ca. 70%) is covered by the oceans. More than 80% of the living organisms on the earth are found in aquatic ecosystems. The aquatic systems thus constitute a rich reservoir for various chemical materials and (bio-)chemical processes. Edited by a renowned expert with a longstanding experience, and including over 60 contributions from leading international scientists, the Springer Handbook of Marine Biotechnology is a major authoritative desk reference for everyone interested or working in the field of marine biotechnology and bioprocessing - from undergraduate and graduate students, over scientists and teachers, to professionals. Marine biotechnology is concerned with the study of biochemical materials and processes from marine sources, that play a vital role in the isolation of novel drugs, and to bring them to industrial and pharmaceutical development. Today, a multitude of bioprocess techniques is employed to isolate and produce marine natural compounds, novel biomaterials, or proteins and enzymes from marine organisms, and to bring them to applications as pharmaceuticals, cosmeceuticals or nutraceuticals, or for the production of bioenergy from marine sources. All these topics are addressed by the Springer Handbook of Marine Biotechnology. The book is divided into ten parts. Each part is consistently organized, so that the handbook provides a sound introduction to marine biotechnology - from historical backgrounds and the fundamentals, over the description of the methods and technology, to their applications - but it can also be used as a reference work. Key topics include: - Marine flora and fauna - Tools and methods in marine biotechnology - Marine genomics - Marine microbiology - Bioenergy and biofuels - Marine bioproducts in industrial applications - Marine bioproducts in medical and pharmaceutical applications - and many more...

Metal Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery and Diagnostic Applications

Metal Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery and Diagnostic Applications Book
Author : Muhammad Raza Shah,Muhammad Imran,Shafi Ullah
Publisher : Micro & Nano Technologies
Release : 2019-10-22
ISBN : 0128169605
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Metal Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery and Diagnostic Applications addresses the lifecycle of metal nanoparticles, from synthesis and characterization, to applications in drug delivery and targeting. It is an important resource for those in biomaterials, nanomedicine and pharmaceutical sciences, exploring gold, silver and iron-based drug delivery systems for controlled and targeted delivery of potential drugs and genes for enhanced clinical efficacy. Nanotechnology is widely used in drug delivery due to its ability to reduce plasma fluctuation of drugs, high solubility, and efficiency, the relatively low cost of nanoscale products, and enhancement of patient comfort, hence this resource is a welcome edition to the science. Illustrates the progression of nanoparticle therapeutics from basic research to applications Explores new opportunities and ideas for developing and improving technologies in nanomedicine and nanobiology Discusses the toxicity of different types of metal nanoparticles and how to ensure their safe use