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Section I: Fabrication and characterizations of artificial protein and peptide nanofibers
1. Supramolecular self-assembly: a facial way to fabricate protein and peptide nanomaterials
2. Solvent-induced production of amyloid protein and peptide nanofibers
3. Self-Assembly Formation of Protein and Peptide Nanofibers on Surfaces and at Interfaces
Zhiqiang Su and Gang Wei
4. Enzyme-promoted formation of peptide nanofibers
5. Biomedical applications of electrospun amyloid nanofiber matrices
6. Templated synthesis of protein and peptide nanofibers
7. Novel protein and peptide nanofibrous structures by supramolecular co-assembly
Klaus D. Jandt and Christian Helbing
8. Theoretical simulations of protein and peptide self-assembly
9. Characterization techniques of nanofibers: self-assembly kinetics
10. Characterization techniques of nanofibers: structure and properties
Section II: Enhanced functions of nanofibers by sequence design and modification
11. Synthesis and characterization of protein and peptides for biomedical applications
Hemantkumar Naik, Shobhit Hemantkumar Kadakeri and Swetha Rudraiah
12. Design of material-recognized nanofibers
13. Amyloid functional nanofibers: from atomic structure to molecular design
Ivo Cristiano Rocha Martins
14. Design of functional nanofibers based on amyloid motifs
15. Design of amphiphilic nanofibers
16. Nanofiber matrices of protein-mimetic bioactive peptides for biomedical applications
17. De novo design of peptide nanofibers
18. Composite nanofiber matrices for biomedical applications
19. Nanofiber-based hydrogels and aerogels
Section III: Related applications of artificial protein and peptide nanofibers
20. Sensors and biosensors
21. Protein and peptide nanostructures for drug and gene delivery
Uma Maheswari Krishnan
22. Characterization of nanofiber matrices and Cellular bioimaging
Justin L. Brown
23. Protein and peptide nanofiber matrices in regenerative medicine
24. Fibrous scaffolds for bone tissue engineering
Treena Livingston Arinzeh
25. Photo/electronic nanodevices
26. Assembled Peptide for Biomimetic Catalysis
27. Focusing on the protein/peptide-based new smart materials
28. Nanofiber matrices for soft tissue engineering
Artificial Protein and Peptide Nanofibers: Design, Fabrication, Characterization, and Applications provides comprehensive knowledge of the preparation, modification and applications of protein and peptide nanofibers. The book reviews the synthesis and strategies necessary to create protein and peptide nanofibers, such as self-assembly (including supramolecular assembly), electrospinning, template synthesis, and enzymatic synthesis. Then, the key chemical modification and molecular design methods are highlighted that can be utilized to improve the bio-functions of these synthetic fibers. Finally, fabrication methods for key applications, such as sensing, drug delivery, imaging, tissue engineering and electronic devices are reviewed.
This book will be an ideal resource for those working in materials science, polymer science, chemical engineering, nanotechnology and biomedicine.
- Reviews key chemical modification and molecular design methods to improve the bio-functions of synthetic peptide and protein nanofibers
- Discusses the most important synthesis strategies, including supramolecular assembly, electrospinning, template synthesis and enzymatic synthesis
- Provides information on fabrication of nanofibers for key applications such as sensing, imaging, drug delivery and tissue engineering
Materials Scientists working in biomaterials, nanotechnology, and polymer science. Chemists and Biochemists might also find the book helpful.
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- © Woodhead Publishing 2020
- 1st July 2020
- Woodhead Publishing
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Gang Wei received his Ph.D from Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, in 2007. Following the doctoral studies, he worked as the Alexander-von-Humboldt (2007) and Carl-Zeiss (2009) Postdoctoral Fellow at the Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena, Germany. Since 2012, he has worked as a senior researcher and group leader in Hybrid Materials Interfaces Group at the University of Bremen, Germany. Since Feb 2018, he has been appointed as a guest professor at the Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences. His research interests include supramolecular self-assembly, biomimetic materials, two-dimensional nanomaterials, sensors and biosensors, as well as single molecule force spectroscopy. Up to now, he has published 100+ peer-reviewed papers in the journals like Chem. Soc. Rev., Prog. Polym. Sci., ACS Nano, Adv. Funct. Mater., Nanoscale Horizons, Nanoscale, Chem. Commun., J. Mater. Chem. B, and others.
Group Leader and Senior Researcher, University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany
Dr. Kumbar is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery, Materials Science & Engineering and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Connecticut. His research is focused on synthesis and characterization of novel biomaterials for tissue engineering and drug delivery applications. These polymeric materials namely polysaccharides, polyphosphazenes, polyanhydrides, polyesters as well as blends of two or more of the polymeric materials and composites combining the polymeric materials with ceramics in the form of 3-dimentional porous structures will serve as scaffolds for variety of tissue engineering applications. Dr. Kumbar is an active member of Society for Biomaterials (SFB), Controlled Release Society (CRS), Materials Research Society (MRS) and Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS). Dr. Kumbar is serving as a reviewer for more than 25 journals in the field of biomaterials, drug delivery and tissue engineering. He has recently edited a book “Natural and Synthetic Biomedical Polymers” Elsevier Science & Technology, 2014- ISBN: 978-0-12-396983-5. He is also on the Editorial Board of more than 7 journals in the area of his expertise including Journal of Biomedical Materials Research-Part B, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, and Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology.
University of Connecticut Health Center, USA
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