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Methods in Bioengineering: Nanoscale Bioengineering and Nanomedicine

Methods in Bioengineering: Nanoscale Bioengineering and Nanomedicine

By (author)s: Igor L. Medintz, Kaushal Rege
Copyright: 2009
Pages: 332
ISBN: 9781596934115

Filling a critical gap in the current literature, this new resource presents practical, step-by-step methods to help you synthesize, characterize, biofunctionalize and apply the nanomaterial that is most suitable for handling a given nanoscale bioengineering problem. Written and presented by leading scientists and engineers in their respective fields, the authors offer a clear and detailed understanding of how to carry out: Nanoparticle functionalization with biomolecules, including enzymes; Nanoparticle analysis and characterization; In vitro evaluation of nanoparticles using different cell lines; In vitro evaluation of nanoparticles as therapeutics and imaging agents.
Preparation and Characterization of Carbon Nanotube-Protein Conjugates. Peptide-Nanoparticle Assemblies. Nanoparticle-Enzyme Hybrids as Bioactive Materials. Self-Assembled QD-Protein Bioconjugates and their Use in Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer. Tracking Single Biomolecules in Live Cells using Quantum Dot Nanoparticles. Designer self-assemblingpeptides scaffolds for 3-dimensional tissue cell cultures. Nanoparticles as Biodynamic Substrates for Engineering Cell Fates. Magnetic cell separation to enrich for rare cells. Magnetic Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery. Imaging and Therapy of Atherosclerotic Lesions with Theranostic Nanoparticles. Biomedical Applications Of Metal Nanoshells. Environmentally-Responsive Multifunctional Liposomes. Biodegradable, Targeted Polymeric Nanoparticle Drug Delivery Formulation for Cancer Therapy. Porous Silicon Particles for Multi-Stage Delivery. Mathematical Modeling of Nanoparticle Targeting. Techniques for the Characterization of Nanoparticle-Bioconjugates.; To view complete TOC:; Click Google Preview button under book title above, then click on Contents tab.;
  • Igor L. Medintz Igor L. Medintz is a research biologist at the Center for Bio/Molecular Science and Engineering at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory. He holds a Ph.D. in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology from the City University of New York.
  • Kaushal Rege Kaushal Rege is an assistant professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Arizona State University. Professor Rege holds a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and the Society for Biological Engineering.
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