Nanomaterials for Application in Medicine and Biology

Nanomaterials for Application in Medicine and Biology
Author: Michael Giersig,Gennady B. Khomutov
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 187
Release: 2008-01-03
ISBN 10: 1402068298
ISBN 13: 9781402068294
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanomaterials for Application in Medicine and Biology Book Review:

This book unites the multi-faceted work of international scientists from various domains as they cooperate to present the role of nanomaterials in modern medicine with particular emphasis on cell growth, manipulation, and modification. Not only does this book provide the reader with the necessary theoretical background information, it also gives valuable experimental data, allowing for an exact comprehension and observation of the relevance of this modern technology.

Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine

Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine
Author: Tuan Vo-Dinh
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 792
Release: 2007-01-24
ISBN 10: 9781420004441
ISBN 13: 1420004441
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine Book Review:

The combination of biology and nanotechnology has led to a new generation of nanodevices that make it possible to characterize the chemical, mechanical, and other molecular properties, as well as discover novel phenomena and biological processes occurring at the molecular level. These advances provide science with a wide range of tools for biomedical applications in therapeutic, diagnostic, and preventive medicine. Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine: Methods, Devices, and Applications integrates interdisciplinary research and recent advances in instrumentation and methods for applying nanotechnology to various areas in biology and medicine. Pioneers in the field describe the design and use of nanobiosensors with various analytical techniques for the detection and monitoring of specific biomolecules, including cancer cells. The text focuses on the design of novel bio-inspired materials, particularly for tissue engineering applications. Each chapter provides introductory material including a description of methods, protocols, instrumentation, and applications, as well as a collection of published data with an extensive list of references. An authoritative reference written for a broad audience, Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine: Methods, Devices, and Applications provides a comprehensive forum that integrates interdisciplinary research to present the most recent advances in protocols, methods, instrumentation, and applications of nanotechnology in biology and medicine.

Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine

Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine
Author: Tuan Vo-Dinh
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 740
Release: 2017-10-03
ISBN 10: 1439893799
ISBN 13: 9781439893791
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine Book Review:

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.

Nanotechnology for Biology and Medicine

Nanotechnology for Biology and Medicine
Author: Gabriel A. Silva,Vladimir Parpura
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 236
Release: 2011-10-22
ISBN 10: 9780387312965
ISBN 13: 038731296X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanotechnology for Biology and Medicine Book Review:

This text book will bring together a mix of both internationally known and established senior scientists along side up and coming (but already accomplished) junior scientists that have varying expertise in fundamental and applied nanotechnology to biology and medicine.

Bio Nanotechnology

Bio Nanotechnology
Author: Manashi Bagchi,Hiroyoshi Moriyama,Fereidoon Shahidi
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 824
Release: 2012-11-26
ISBN 10: 1118451937
ISBN 13: 9781118451939
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bio Nanotechnology Book Review:

Bio-nanotechnology is the key functional technology of the 21stcentury. It is a fusion of biology and nanotechnology based on theprinciples and chemical pathways of living organisms, and refers tothe functional applications of biomolecules in nanotechnology. Itencompasses the study, creation, and illumination of theconnections between structural molecular biology, nutrition andnanotechnology, since the development of techniques ofnanotechnology might be guided by studying the structure andfunction of the natural nano-molecules found in living cells.Biology offers a window into the most sophisticated collection offunctional nanostructures that exists. This book is a comprehensive review of the state of the art inbio-nanotechnology with an emphasis on the diverse applications infood and nutrition sciences, biomedicine, agriculture and otherfields. It describes in detail the currently available methods andcontains numerous references to the primary literature, making thisthe perfect “field guide” for scientists who want toexplore the fascinating world of bio-nanotechnology. Safety issuesregarding these new technologies are examined in detail. The book is divided into nine sections – an introductorysection, plus: Nanotechnology in nutrition and medicine Nanotechnology, health and food technology applications Nanotechnology and other versatile applications Nanomaterial manufacturing Applications of microscopy and magnetic resonance innanotechnology Applications in enhancing bioavailability and controllingpathogens Safety, toxicology and regulatory aspects Future directions of bio-nanotechnology The book will be of interest to a diverse range of readers inindustry, research and academia, including biologists, biochemists,food scientists, nutritionists and health professionals.

Nano Comes to Life

Nano Comes to Life
Author: Sonia Contera
Publsiher: Princeton University Press
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2019-11-05
ISBN 10: 0691168806
ISBN 13: 9780691168807
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nano Comes to Life Book Review:

"Increasingly, scientists are gaining control over matter at the nanometer scale. Spearheaded by physical scientists operating at the interfaces of physics and biology (such as the author herself), advances in nanoscience and technology are transforming how we think about life and treat human health. This is due to a convergence of size. To do medicine, one must understand and be able to reach the nanoscale environment of healthy cells in tissues and organs, as well as other nano-sized building blocks that constitute a living organism, such as proteins and DNA. The ground-breaking advances being made at the frontiers of nanoscience and -technology, specifically in the areas of biology and medicine, are the subject of this short, popular-level book. Chapter 1 describes how nanotechnology and quantitative methods in biology are progressively being deployed to embrace life in all its multiscale, hierarchical intricacy and multiplicity. Chapters 2 through 4 review how bioinspired and biomimetic nanostructures and nanomachines are being created and integrated into strategies aimed at solving specific medical problems. In particular, Chapter 2 summarizes how scientists are seeking to build artificial nanostructures using both biological molecules and the organizational principles of biology. Chapter 3 gives an account of how nanotechnology is being used to develop drug-delivery strategies that specifically target cancer cells and tumors to improve the efficacy of current cancer chemotherapies. Chapter 4 reviews the science of one of the most potentially transformative scientific fields: tissue engineering. In a concluding chapter (Chapter 5), Contera reviews how nanotechnology, biology, and medicine will continue fusing with other sciences and technologies - incorporating more mathematical and computational modelling, as well as AI and robotics. Nanoscale devices will be used to learn biology; and biology will be used to inspire increasingly sophisticated "transmaterial" devices that mimic some of the characteristics of biology and incorporate new features that are not available in the biological world. The effects on human health and longevity will be profound. In a more personal epilogue, Contera describes the crossroads at which we find ourselves. Accessing our own biology evokes a mixture of possibility and dread. However, Contera maintains that we can create a positive transmaterial world for the benefit of humankind, and she describes ways in which scientists are proactively engaging with the public, politicians, industry, and entrepreneurs, as well as the media and the arts, to communicate the power and risks of new advances and to influence the ways in which new technologies will affect our future"--

Model Organisms to Study Biological Activities and Toxicity of Nanoparticles

Model Organisms to Study Biological Activities and Toxicity of Nanoparticles
Author: Busi Siddhardha,Madhu Dyavaiah,Kaviyarasu Kasinathan
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 466
Release: 2020-03-28
ISBN 10: 9811517029
ISBN 13: 9789811517020
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Model Organisms to Study Biological Activities and Toxicity of Nanoparticles Book Review:

This book provides a comprehensive overview of state-of-the-art applications of nanotechnology in biology and medicine, as well as model organisms that can help us understand the biological activity and associated toxicity of nanoparticles, and devise strategies to minimize toxicity and enhance therapies. Thanks to their high surface-to-volume ratio, nanoparticles are characterized by excellent biocompatibility and bioavailability, a high therapeutic index, and relatively low toxicity, which has led to their widespread application in the early diagnosis of diseases, comprehensive monitoring of disease progression, and improved therapeutics. The book also explores nanoparticle-based insecticides and their mechanisms of action, and provides a comparative analysis of the various model organisms that are used to understand the biological properties of nanoparticles. Further, it describes various in-vivo models that yield important insights into nanomaterial-mediated toxicity, promoting the optimal utilization of nanoparticles. In closing, the book discusses future perspectives and regulatory issues concerning the use of nanomaterials in translational research.

Nanocarriers for Drug Delivery

Nanocarriers for Drug Delivery
Author: Shyam Mohapatra,Shivendu Ranjan,Nandita Dasgupta,Raghvendra Kumar Mishra,Sabu Thomas
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 694
Release: 2018-10-05
ISBN 10: 0128140348
ISBN 13: 9780128140345
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanocarriers for Drug Delivery Book Review:

Nano-carriers for Drug Delivery: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery presents recent discoveries in research on the pharmaceutical applications of the various types of nanosystem-based drug delivery systems. As many nanosystems have reached the market over the past decade, this book proves their benefits to patients. It explores these new carriers and the advances in drug delivery they have facilitated. Reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of the subject matter, the book includes experts from different fields, and with various backgrounds and expertise. It will appeal to researchers and students from different disciplines, such as materials science, technology and various biomedical fields. Coverage includes industrial applications that bridge the gap between lab-based research and practical industrial use. The resulting work is a reference and practical source of guidance for researchers, students and scientists working in the fields of nanotechnology, materials science and technology and biomedical science. Enables readers from different fields to access recent research and protocols across traditional boundaries Focuses on protocols and techniques, as well as the knowledge base of the field, thus enabling those in R&D to learn about, and successfully deploy, cutting-edge techniques Includes sections on nanocarrier systems

Medical Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine

Medical Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine
Author: Harry F. Tibbals
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 527
Release: 2010-09-29
ISBN 10: 1439808767
ISBN 13: 9781439808764
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Medical Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine Book Review:

Considering the fluid nature of nano breakthroughs—and the delicate balance between benefits and consequences as they apply to medicine—readers at all levels require a practical, understandable base of information about these developments to take greatest advantage of them. Medical Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine meets that need by introducing non-experts to nanomedicine and its evolving organizational infrastructure. This practical reference investigates the impact of nanotechnology on applications in medicine and biomedical sciences, and the broader societal and economic effects. Eschewing technological details, it focuses on enhancing awareness of the business, regulatory, and administrative aspects of medical applications. It gives readers a critical, balanced, and realistic evaluation of existing nanomedicine developments and future prospects—an ideal foundation upon which to plan and make decisions. Covers the use of nanotechnology in medical applications including imaging, diagnosis and monitoring, drug delivery systems, surgery, tissue regeneration, and prosthetics Part of the Perspectives in Nanotechnology series—which contains broader coverage of the societal implications of nanotechnology—this book can be used as a standalone reference. Organized by historical perspective, current status, and future prospects, this powerful book: Explores background, definitions and terms, and recent trends and forces in nanomedicine Surveys the landscape of nanomedicine in government, academia, and the private sector Reviews projected future directions, capabilities, sustainability, and equity of nanomedicine, and choices to be made regarding its use Includes graphical illustrations, references, and keywords to reinforce concepts and aid further research In its assessment of alternative and sometimes conflicting concepts proposed for the application of nanotechnology to medicine, this book surveys major initiatives and the work of leading labs and innovators. It uses informative examples and case summaries to illustrate proven accomplishments and imagined possibilities in research and development.

Nanoparticles in Biology and Medicine

Nanoparticles in Biology and Medicine
Author: Mikhail Soloviev
Publsiher: Humana
Total Pages: 555
Release: 2012-07-13
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UCR:31210020594394
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanoparticles in Biology and Medicine Book Review:

The modern fascination with micro- and nano-sized materials can actually be traced back further to the 1960s and ‘70s when the first few reported attempts were made to use nanoparticles for controlled drug delivery. In Nanoparticles in Biology and Medicine: Methods and Protocols, experts in the field present a wide range of methods for synthesis, surface modification, characterization, and application of nano-sized materials (nanoparticles) in life science and medical fields, mostly for drug delivery. The methods presented cover all stages of nanoparticle manufacturing, modification, analysis, and applications. 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 tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Comprehensive and cutting-edge, Nanoparticles in Biology and Medicine: Methods and Protocols will help the beginner become familiar with this fascinating field and will provide scientists at all levels of expertise with easy-to-follow practical advice needed to make, modify, and analyze nanoparticles of their choice and to use them in a wide range of biomedical and pharmaceutical applications, including functional protein studies, drug delivery, immunochemistry, imaging, and many others.

Nanomaterial

Nanomaterial
Author: David G. Capco,Yongsheng Chen
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 278
Release: 2014-03-28
ISBN 10: 9401787395
ISBN 13: 9789401787390
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanomaterial Book Review:

The rapidly developing field of nanomaterials has expanded in many commercial areas. More recent studies have begun to provide a foundation for understanding how nanomaterials influence cells and how they also can serve as methodological tools for studies in medicine and cell biology, including research into stem cells. Recent investigations have shown affects of nanomaterials on specific subcellular structures, such as the actin-based brush border network in cells with an increasing emphasis on the barrier function of epithelial tissues. While other studies have shown involvement of nanoparticles in specific cytoplasmic signal transduction events such as the rise in intracellular free calcium, a signaling event known to regulate many changes in cell architecture and function. In parallel, nanomaterials are increasingly used in medicine for drug delivery, treatment of cancer and an increasing number of new applications. This book investigates these areas and also includes new methods for assessment in cell biology and medicine.

Biological and Pharmaceutical Applications of Nanomaterials

Biological and Pharmaceutical Applications of Nanomaterials
Author: Polina Prokopovich
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 444
Release: 2015-06-26
ISBN 10: 1482250179
ISBN 13: 9781482250176
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biological and Pharmaceutical Applications of Nanomaterials Book Review:

Biological and Pharmaceutical Applications of Nanomaterials presents the findings of cutting-edge research activities in the field of nanomaterials, with a particular emphasis on biological and pharmaceutical applications. Divided into four sections—nanomaterials for drug delivery, antimicrobial nanomaterials, nanomaterials in biosensors, and safety of nanomaterials—this book: Covers topics such as stimuli-responsive nanostructured silica matrixes, gold nanoparticles, and liposomes for targeting drug delivery and dental applications Describes the use of nanocarriers and nanoparticles as cancer and peptide therapeutics, the influence of surface characteristics on microbial adhesion, and the latest developments in antimicrobial nanostructured polymers for medical applications Discusses recent advances in nanodiagnostic techniques for infectious agents, chromogenic biosensors for pathogen detection, electrochemical biosensors for detecting DNA damage and genotoxicity, and molecular imaging with quantum dots including surface modifications by polymers for biosensing applications Featuring contributions from field experts and researchers in industry and academia, Biological and Pharmaceutical Applications of Nanomaterials provides state-of-the-art information on nanomaterials and their use in drug delivery, infection control, and biomedicine.

Nanotechnology in Regenerative Medicine

Nanotechnology in Regenerative Medicine
Author: Melba Navarro,Josep A. Planell
Publsiher: Humana Press
Total Pages: 319
Release: 2011-11-04
ISBN 10: 9781617793875
ISBN 13: 1617793876
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanotechnology in Regenerative Medicine Book Review:

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.

Applications of Electrochemistry and Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine II

Applications of Electrochemistry and Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine II
Author: Noam Eliaz
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 338
Release: 2011-12-03
ISBN 10: 1461421373
ISBN 13: 9781461421375
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Applications of Electrochemistry and Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine II Book Review:

The study of electrochemical nanotechnology has emerged as researchers apply electrochemistry to nanoscience and nanotechnology. These two related volumes in the Modern Aspects of Electrochemistry Series review recent developments and breakthroughs in the specific application of electrochemistry and nanotechnology to biology and medicine. Internationally renowned experts contribute chapters that address both fundamental and practical aspects of several key emerging technologies in biomedicine, such as the processing of new biomaterials, biofunctionalization of surfaces, characterization of biomaterials, discovery of novel phenomena and biological processes occurring at the molecular level.

Applications of Electrochemistry and Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine I

Applications of Electrochemistry and Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine I
Author: Noam Eliaz
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 425
Release: 2011-08-23
ISBN 10: 9781461403470
ISBN 13: 1461403472
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Applications of Electrochemistry and Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine I Book Review:

The study of electrochemical nanotechnology has emerged as researchers apply electrochemistry to nanoscience and nanotechnology. These two related volumes in the Modern Aspects of Electrochemistry Series review recent developments and breakthroughs in the specific application of electrochemistry and nanotechnology to biology and medicine. Internationally renowned experts contribute chapters that address both fundamental and practical aspects of several key emerging technologies in biomedicine, such as the processing of new biomaterials, biofunctionalization of surfaces, characterization of biomaterials, discovery of novel phenomena and biological processes occurring at the molecular level.

Nano Biotechnology for Biomedical and Diagnostic Research

Nano Biotechnology for Biomedical and Diagnostic Research
Author: Eran Zahavy,Arie Ordentlich,Shmuel Yitzhaki,Avigdor Shafferman
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 182
Release: 2011-11-20
ISBN 10: 9789400725553
ISBN 13: 9400725558
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nano Biotechnology for Biomedical and Diagnostic Research Book Review:

The title "Nano Biotechnology for Biomedical and Diagnostics Research" will address research aspects related to nanomaterial in imaging and biological research, nanomaterials as a biosensing tool, DNA nanotechnology, nanomaterials for drug delivery, medicinal and therapeutic application and cytotoxicity of nanomaterials. These topics will be covered by 16 different manuscripts. Amongst the authors that will contribute to the book are major scientific leaders such as S. Weiss - UCLA, I. Willner, and G. Golomb – HUJI, S. Esener - UCSD, E.C. Simmel - Tech. Univ. Munchen, I. Medintz – NRL, N. Hildebrandt - Université Paris and more. The manuscripts in the book intend to present specifically biological, diagnostics and medical problems with their potential solution by nano technology or materials. In this respect this book is unique, since it would arise from the biological problems to the nano technology possible solution and not vice versa.

Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer
Author: Phuc Van Pham
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 568
Release: 2017-04-05
ISBN 10: 9535129996
ISBN 13: 9789535129998
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Breast Cancer Book Review:

Breast Cancer - From Biology to Medicine thoroughly examines breast cancer from basic definitions, to cellular and molecular biology, to diagnosis and treatment. This book also has some additional focus on preclinical and clinical results in diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. The book begins with introduction on epidemiology and pathophysiology of breast cancer in Section 1. In Section 2, the subsequent chapters introduce molecular and cellular biology of breast cancer with some particular signaling pathways, the gene expression, as well as the gene methylation and genomic imprinting, especially the existence of breast cancer stem cells. In Section 3, some new diagnostic methods and updated therapies from surgery, chemotherapy, hormone therapy, immunotherapy, radiotherapy, and some complementary therapies are discussed. This book provides a succinct yet comprehensive overview of breast cancer for advanced students, graduate students, and researchers as well as those working with breast cancer in a clinical setting.

Learning Bio Micro Nanotechnology

Learning Bio Micro Nanotechnology
Author: Mel I. Mendelson
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 611
Release: 2013-01-04
ISBN 10: 146659103X
ISBN 13: 9781466591035
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Learning Bio Micro Nanotechnology Book Review:

Learning Bio-Micro-Nanotechnology is a primer on micro/nanotechnology that teaches the vocabulary, fundamental concepts, and applications of micro/nanotechnology in biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, electronics, computers, biomedicine, microscopy, ethics, and risks to humankind. It provides an introduction into the small world with a low fog index, emphasizing the concepts using analogies and illustrations to simplify the non-observables. The chapters have many "thinking exercises" and summaries with references at the end of each chapter. The questions at the end are divided into Bloom’s taxonomy of learning skills and also include team exercises and methods to assess learning. There are many calculations using dimensional analysis according to first principles, but the math is purposely kept at a low level and is used as a means of understanding the concepts. The appendices provide a math review and a glossary of terms. Carefully designed as an easy-to-read textbook and a practical reference, this book emphasizes learning micro/nanotechnology vocabulary, concepts, and applications from first principles and from a multi-disciplinary point of view. This makes it suitable for one- and two-semester courses as well as a reference for professionals in the field.

Nanobiophysics

Nanobiophysics
Author: Victor A. Karachevtsev
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 434
Release: 2016-01-05
ISBN 10: 9814613975
ISBN 13: 9789814613972
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanobiophysics Book Review:

Nanobiophysics is a new branch of science that operates at the interface of physics, biology, chemistry, material science, nanotechnology, and medicine. This book is the first one devoted to nanobiophysics and introduces this field with a focus on some selected topics related to the physics of biomolecular nanosystems, including nucleosomal DNA and model lipid membranes, nanobiohybrids involving DNA/RNA and single-walled carbon nanotubes, biomolecules deposited on nanoparticles, and nanostructured surfaces. It describes unique experimental physical methods that are used to study nanosized biostructures. It outlines the applied aspects of nanobiophysics, considering the state of art in the fabrication of two types of sensors: gas sensors, with a focus on breath gas detection, and nanophotonic sensors, with a focus on polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon detection in water samples. It also covers the development of nanoscale scaffolds for delivery of therapeutic nucleic acids to cells, which is an important example of the possible application of nanobiophysics researches in nanomedicine.

Physics in Biology and Medicine

Physics in Biology and Medicine
Author: Paul Davidovits
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 328
Release: 2008
ISBN 10: 9780123694119
ISBN 13: 0123694116
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Physics in Biology and Medicine Book Review:

This third edition covers topics in physics as they apply to the life sciences, specifically medicine, physiology, nursing and other applied health fields. It includes many figures, examples and illustrative problems and appendices which provide convenient access to the most important concepts of mechanics, electricity, and optics.