Nanodiamonds [electronic resource] : Applications in Biology and Nanoscale Medicine / edited by Dean Ho.Material type: TextLanguage: English Publisher: Boston, MA : Springer US, 2010Edition: FirstDescription: XVI, 288p. 120 illus. online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781441905314Subject(s): Engineering | Chemical engineering | Biochemistry | Biomedical engineering | Biomaterials | Nanotechnology | Engineering | Biomedical Engineering | Nanotechnology | Medical Biochemistry | Biochemistry, general | Biomaterials | Industrial Chemistry/Chemical EngineeringAdditional physical formats: Printed edition:: No titleDDC classification: 610.28 LOC classification: R856-857Online resources: Click here to access online
Single-Nano Buckydiamond Particles -- Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Nanodiamond Graphitization -- The Fundamental Properties and Characteristics of Nanodiamonds -- Detonation Nanodiamond Particles Processing, Modification and Bioapplications -- Functionalization of Nanodiamond for Specific Biorecognition -- Development and Use of Fluorescent Nanodiamonds as Cellular Markers -- Nanodiamond-Mediated Delivery of Therapeutics via Particle and Thin Film Architectures -- Polymeric Encapsulation of Nanodiamond–Chemotherapeutic Complexes for Localized Cancer Treatment -- Protein–Nanodiamond Complexes for Cellular Surgery -- Microfluidic Platforms for Nanoparticle Delivery and Nanomanufacturing in Biology and Medicine -- Biomechanics of Single Cells and Cell Populations -- Design of Nanodiamond Based Drug Delivery Patch for Cancer Therapeutics and Imaging Applications.
Nanodiamonds: Applications in Biology and Nanoscale Medicine highlights how nanodiamonds have emerged in clinical and medical relevance through assisting in the processes of drug delivery, cellular interrogation and detection, among others. This book collects the work of internationally-recognized experts in order to give the reader a view of nanodiamonds’ vast potential as a useful platform in scientific, engineering and clinical communities. Editor Dean Ho uses his many years of experience working with nanodiamonds to show how the transcendent potential of nanodiamonds, while also: Including contributions from clinical scientists, experts in carbon-based drug delivery and materials researchers. Highlighting a paradigm shift in translational applications of novel materials like nanodiamonds in medicine. Providing in-depth insight into biological responses to nanodiamond exposure. Nanodiamonds: Applications in Biology and Nanoscale Medicine is a must-read for anyone working in the fields of biomedicine, nanotechnology or biochemistry, and will also appeal to any researchers or engineers with an interest in these fields.