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Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology

Viola Vogel (Editor)

ISBN: 978-3-527-31736-3

Apr 2009

445 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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$245.00

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The most authoritative reference covering nanotechnology usage in medicine. Internal and external applications of nanoscience and vital topics from gene expression to tissue engineering are explored in this important work by international authors.
1 The next waves of medical innovations
IMAGING, DIAGNOSTICS AND DISEASE TREATMENT BY USING ENGINEERED NANOPARTICLES -
THE FIRST MEDICAL APPLICATIONS ARE COMING TO THE PATIENTS' BEDSIDE...
2 Nanoengineered ultrasound and MRI imaging contrast agents
3 Nanoparticles for cancer detection and therapy
IMAGING AND PROBING THE INNER WORLD OF CELLS -
MAJOR ADVANCES IN MEDICINE HAVE ALWAYS BEEN DRIVEN BY NEW TECHNOLOGIES
4 From molecular machines to cells: imaging with cryoelectron microscopy
5 Optical imaging at the nanoscale
6 Nanostructured probes for in vivo gene expression
7 Analysis of Dynamic Cytoskeleton Functions by Fluorescent Speckle Microscopy
8 Transport, assembly and proof-reading: harnessing the engineering principles of biological nanomotors
INNOVATIVE DISEASE TREATMENTS AND REGENERATIVE MEDICINE - UNDERSTANDING THE CELLULAR MACHINERY PROVIDES INSIGHTS INTO TOTALLY NEW WAYS OF DETECTING AND TREATING DISEASE, AS WELL AS PROMOTING TISSUE REGENERATION
9 Mechanical forces matter in health and disease: from cancer to tissue engineering
10 Stem Cells and Nanomedicine -
Nanomechanics of the Microenvironment
11 Degenerative diseases: manipulating the micro- and nanoscale architecture regulates immunological synapse function
12 Bone nanostructure and its relevance to mechanical performance, disease and treatment
13 Nanoengineered systems for tissue engineering and regeneration
14 Self-assembling synthetic scaffolds for regenerative medicine
?This work collects recent research on the use of nanotechnology in medicine.? ( Book News, September 2009)