Carbon Nanomaterials for Biological and Medical Applications - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323479066, 9780323479073

Carbon Nanomaterials for Biological and Medical Applications

1st Edition

Authors: Sekhar Ray Nikhil Jana
eBook ISBN: 9780323479073
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323479066
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 6th March 2017
Page Count: 250
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Table of Contents

1. Different synthesis process of Carbon nanomaterials for biological applications

1.1 Introduction

1.2 Preparation/Synthesis of carbon nanomaterials

  • 1.2.1 Synthesis of carbon nanoparticles
  • 1.2.2 Synthesis of Carbon nanotubes
  • 1.2.3 Synthesis of Graphene, Graphene oxide and reduced Graphene Oxide

1.3. Properties of Carbon nanomaterials

1.4. Conclusion and perspectives of carbon nanomaterials

 

2 Application of carbon-based nanomaterials for removal of biologically toxic materials

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Application for the removal of biologically toxic materials

  • 2.2.1 Removal of biologically toxic materials using carbon nanoparticles
  • 2.2.2 Removal of biologically toxic materials using carbon nanotubes
  • 2.2.3 Removal of biologically toxic materials using Graphene/Graphene Oxide/reduced Graphene Oxide

2.3 Conclusion

 

3. Application of carbon-based nanomaterials as optical and electrical biosensors

3.1 Introduction

3.2 Application for Biosensor

  • 3.2.1 Bio-sensor using carbon nanoparticles
  • 3.2.2 Bio-sensor using using carbon nanotubes
  • 3.2.3 Bio-sensor using using Graphene/Graphene Oxide/reduced Graphene Oxide

3.3 Conclusion

 

4 Application of carbon-based nanomaterials as Bio-imaging probe

4.1 Introduction

4.2 Application for bio-imaging probe

  • 4.2.1 Bio-imaging probe using carbon nanoparticles
  • 4.2.2 Bio-imaging probe using carbon nanotubes
  • 4.2.3 Bio-imaging probe using Graphene/Graphene Oxide/reduced Graphene Oxide

4.3 Conclusion

 

5. Application of carbon-based nanomaterials as drug and gene delivery carrier

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Application in drug and gene delivery

  • 5.2.1 Bio-distribution and drug/gene delivery using carbon nanoparticles
  • 5.2.2 Bio-distribution and drug/gene delivery using carbon nanotubes
  • 5.2.3 Bio-distribution and drug/gene delivery using Graphene/Graphene Oxide/reduced Graphene Oxide

5.3 Conclusion

 

6. Biosafety of carbon nanomaterials

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Origin of toxicity

  • 6.2.1 Small size
  • 6.2.2 Solubility
  • 6.2.3 Easy entry into body

6.3 Review of toxicity study

6.4 Conclusion


Description

Nanomaterials for Biological and Medical Applications explores the different applications of carbon nanomaterials in drug and gene therapies and their use in tissue regeneration, biosensor diagnosis, enantiomer separation of chiral drugs, extraction and analysis of drugs and pollutants, and as antitoxents.

The book describes the synthesis processing of carbon nanomaterials, carbon composite nanomaterials, and their different biological and biomedical applications, including the removal of biologically toxic materials, optical biosensor applications, bio-imaging probe, drug delivery, cancer treatments, and other biomedical applications.

Key Features

  • Explains the major synthesis chemical process of carbon nanomaterials for biological applications
  • Discusses how carbon nanomaterials can be practically used to create more efficient nanodevices in biosensing, medical imaging, and drug delivery
  • Explores how the unique physical properties of carbon nanomaterials allows them to remove biologically toxic materials

Readership

Materials Scientists and Biomedical Engineers, Toxicologists, Pharmaceutical Scientists, Medical Students and Professionals, and Environmental Studies researchers seeking to understand more about how nanomaterials can effectively be used in biomedical science


Details

No. of pages:
250
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2017
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780323479073
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323479066

About the Authors

Sekhar Ray Author

Sekhar Chandra Ray is Professor of Physics at the University of South Africa, specializing in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics.

His research focuses on carbon nanostructure materials on bio-imaging processes and photovoltaic materials. He has published 78 peer-reviewed research articles, with more than 1100 citations in internationally recognised journals.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Physics, University of South Africa

Nikhil Jana Author

Nikhil R. Jana is Associate Professor at the Centre for Advanced Materials, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, India. His research interests focus on using nanoparticles and surface chemistry for biomedical applications.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Centre for Advanced Materials, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, India