Carbon and Graphene Quantum Dots for Biomedical Applications

Carbon and Graphene Quantum Dots for Biomedical Applications

1st Edition - January 1, 2023

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  • Editors: Kyusik Yun, Saravanan Govindaraju
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323983624

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Carbon and Graphene Quantum Dots for Biomedical Applications provides a single point of reference for understanding the biomedical potential of quantum dots.This book covers the synthesis and properties of various carbon and graphene quantum dots, with advanced discussion of the challenges faced during synthesis according to type, structure, size, functionalization and composition. Key biomedical applications are described, including bioimaging, biosensing, antimicrobial and drug delivery. The benefits and issues of utilizing carbon and graphene quantum dots in biomedical applications is addressed in detail, evaluating vital aspects such as cytotoxicity, inhibition concentration and point-of-care-specific challenges. Carbon and Graphene Quantum Dots for Biomedical Applications offers an exciting and thorough overview of this emerging area for academics and researchers in the fields of materials science, biomedical engineering, nanotechnology, and pharmaceutical science, as well as for R&D groups in biosensing and drug development.

Key Features

  • Provides an overview of the synthesis, properties and functionalization of carbon and graphene quantum dots
  • Covers a selection of key biomedical applications of carbon and graphene quantm dots, including biosensing, antimicrobial and drug delivery applications
  • Discusses advantages and disadvantages of utilizing quantum dots in biomedical applications, as well as challenges faced during synthesis

Readership

Researchers and postgraduate students in the fields of materials science, biotechnology, biomedical engineering pharmaceutical science and nanotechnology

Table of Contents

  • Section 1: Importance of quantum dots in nanotechnology
    1. Fundamentals of carbon and graphene quantum dots
    2. Biosynthesis of carbon quantum dots and its advances
    3. The era of Graphene based quantum dots
    4. Quantum dots: Conjugation and its advancement
    5. Fluorescence and quantum yield: Phenomenon and its Importance

    Section 2: Quantum dots and its advancement towards microbial studies
    6. Recent advancement and importance of quantum dots as antibacterial agents
    7. Emerging trends of quantum dots towards antiviral study
    8. Current trends and role of quantum dots in fungal studies
    9. Biosafety of quantum dots in biological applications

    Section 3: Impact of quantum dots in biosensing applications
    10. Quantum dots: emerging trends towards biosensing
    11. Quantum dots based pathogenic biosensing
    12. Detection of biomolecules and body fluid by using quantum dots
    13. Trends and development of point of care diagnostics using quantum dots
    14. Quantum dots based commercialized biosensors: current and future prospective

    Section 4: Quantum dots towards bioimaging and drug delivery applications
    15. Therapeutics and imaging applications of quantum dots
    16. Innovations and applications of quantum dots towards cancer therapy
    17. Carbon and graphene quantum dots for drug delivery applications
    18. Emerging approaches of quantum dots in vaccination and immunization
    19. Future aspects of carbon and graphene quantum dots in biomedical application

Product details

  • No. of pages: 400
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Woodhead Publishing 2023
  • Published: January 1, 2023
  • Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323983624

About the Editors

Kyusik Yun

Prof. Kyusik Yun is currently a Professor at the Department of Bionanotechnology, Gachon University, South Korea. He received his Ph.D. degree in 1998 at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan. His research interests are in nanomaterials, graphene oxide and biosensors.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Bionanotechnology, Gachon University, South Korea

Saravanan Govindaraju

Dr. Saravanan Govindaraju is currently Assistant Professor at the Department of Bionanotechnology, Gachon University, South Korea. He received his Ph.D. degree in 2018 at Gachon University, under the advisory of Prof. Yun. His research interests are in nanomaterials for biomedical applications, with a particular interest in functionalized gold nanoparticles and carbon nanomaterials.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Bionanotechnology, Gachon University, South Korea

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