Bio-Applications of Nanoparticles by P. Davide Cozzoli, Liberato Manna (auth.), Warren C. W. Chan

By P. Davide Cozzoli, Liberato Manna (auth.), Warren C. W. Chan Ph.D. (eds.)

In this edited e-book, we spotlight the principal gamers within the Bionanotechnology box, that are the nanostructures and biomolecules. The booklet starts off via describing how nanostructures are synthesized and through describing the wide range of nanostructures to be had for organic examine and functions. additionally proven are the thoughts used to synthesize a wide selection of organic molecules. subsequent, there's a specialize in the meeting of nanostructures with organic molecules, that may bring about the layout of multi-functional nanosystems. within the following chapters, examples of the original homes of nanostructures are supplied besides the present functions of those nanostructures in biology and medication. a few functions contain using gold nanoparticles in diagnostic functions, quantum dots and silica nanoparticles for imaging, and liposomes for drug supply. within the ultimate chapters of the publication, the toxicity of nanostructures are defined. This e-book presents large examples of present advancements in Bionanotechnology examine and will be an outstanding creation to the field.

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