Nanobiotechnology: Concepts Applications And Perspectives
- ISBN: 9781642230642
- Editor: Tatsuya Okuda, Ben-Shung Chow
- Year: 2019
- Format: Hardcover
- Pages: 364
- Availability: In Stock
Nanobiotechnology basically relies on the idea of producing products that can integrate into the organisms system whereby effectively carry out the function it was meant for. Nanobiotechnology has massive amount of potentials for advancing medical science thus improving health care practices around the world. Many novel nanoparticles and nanodevices are expected to be used, with an enormous positive impact on human health. While true clinical applications of nanotechnology are still practically inexistent, an important number of promising medical projects are in an advanced experimental stage. Achievement of nanotechnology in medicine and physiology means that mechanisms and devices are so technically designed that they can interact with sub-cellular (i.e. molecular) levels of the body with a high degree of specificity. Nano-bio composite materials are one of the key topics, including their characterization, and their use with bio-components to address larger systems. Further, the marvelous biological system capable of writing information on a small scale has inspired the conception of new nanocomposite materials.
Nanobiotechnology: Concepts Applications And Perspectives covers scientific and technological advances in the fields of medicine and biology, with an emphasis in their interface with nanoscale sciences. The book also tries to summarize the most recent developments in the field of applied nanomaterials, in particular their application in biology and medicine, and discusses their commercialization prospects including cells-to-chip and chip-to-cells technologies to nanobiosensors, from nanodiagnostics to advanced characterization and imaging tools, from intelligent drug delivery to artificial tissues, and from functional nano-addressable surfaces to smart materials and nanofluidics.