Handbook of Nanostructured Biomaterials
and Their Applications in Nanobiotechnology


2-Volume Set

  Edited by
Hari Singh Nalwa
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
    2005 ca. 1000 pages, Hardcover
ISBN: 1-58883-004-7
Handbook of Nanostructured Biomaterials and Their Applications in Nanobiotechnology brings together under a single cover all aspects of the nanostructured biomaterials including all types of nanoscale biomaterials, biocompatible surfaces, functional bioengineered materials, polypeptides, bioceramics, biopolymers, organic-inorganic hybrid biomaterials, nanocomposites, biological macromolecules such as proteins, peptides, nucleic acids, DNA-based self-assemblies, biomolecules, cells, and glycans, biochips, biocompatibility aspects of materials, interactions between biomaterials, cells, tissue and organs, cellular matrix interaction, drug delivery, biomaterials for orthopedic and cardiovascular applications, applications in drug and protein delivery, BioMEMS, dentistry, bone, bioanalysis, biosensors, biomedical implantation, biomechanics, bioinstrumentation, nanoscale physiology and pathology, nanoscale proteomics, instrumentation techniques for nanobioscience, nanoscale cellular and tissue engineering, etc. Broadly speaking, all important aspects dealing with the chemistry, physics, biology and engineering of nanostructured biomaterials and their applications in nanobiotechnology are covered. The two-volumes contain over 30 state-of-the-art review chapters written by over 70 internationally renowned experts from 10 countries. The handbook has been divided into two thematic volumes.
Volume 1: Biomaterials
  • Optical Properties and Wettability of Nanostructured Biomaterials: Moth Eyes, Lotus Leaves,
    and Insect Wings, G. Palasantzas, J. Th. M. De Hosson, K. F. L. Michielsen,
    and D. G. Stavenga, The Netherlands
  • Glycolipid-Based Bionanomaterials, Dai Kitamoto, Kazunori Toma
    and Masakatsu Hato, Japan

  • Biomineralized Inorganic Nanomaterials, Shu-Hong Yu, China
  • Biointerface, Bioconjugation, and Biomatrix Based on Bioinspired Phospholipid Polymers,
    Kazuhiko Ishihara and Junji Watanabe, Japan

  • Functional Imaging of the Hierarchical Structure/Property Relationships in Bone, Dentin and the Dentin/Adhesive Interface, J. Lawrence Katz, Y. Wang, S. Bumrerraj, T. Nomura, A. Misra, Steven
    J. Eppell, M. Tabib-Azar, and Paulette Spencer, USA

  • Nanostructure and Dynamics of Biocompatible Surfactant Monolayers and Bilayers,
    H. E. Warriner, A. T. Ngo, J. A. Zasadzinski and Junqi Ding, USA
  • Interactions between Cells and Synthetic Nanofiber Extracellular Matrix, T. Yong, C. Xu
    and S. Ramakrishna, Singapore

  • Interactions of Cells with Biomaterial Nanostructured Surfaces, Wei-Bor Tsai
    and Chi-An Dai, Taiwa
  • Nanostructured Surface Roughness for the Control of Protein and Cell Functions,
    Thomas J. Webster, USA
  • Imaging and Assembly of Nanoparticles in Biological Systems, Xiao-Hong Nancy Xu
    and Rudrax N. Patel, USA

  • Nanostructure in Natural Bone and its Mimetic Fabrication, Fizhai Cui, Wei Zhang
    and In-seop Lee, China/South Korea

  • Characterization of Physical Properties of Living Cells with Atomic Force Microscopy,
    Adel Alhadlaq, Rupal Patel, Arnold I. Caplan, Donald P. Lennon, Naam T. Lewis
    and Jeremy Mao, USA

  • Nanoscale Physico-Chemical Reactions at Bioceramics-Bone Tissues Interfaces,
    E. Jallot, France
  • Resorbable Biomaterials, Yoshito Ikada, Japan
  • and much more …
Volume 2: Applications in Nanobiotechnology
  • Optical Nanocluster Chips and Arrays, Thomas G.M. Schalkhammer, The Netherlands
  • Functional Polymers for Bone Tissue Engineering Applications, Jie Song
    and Carolyn R. Bertozzi, USA

  • Nanostructured Non-fouling Films for BioMEMS Applications, S. Sharma, K. C. Popat,
    and Tejal A. Desai, USA

  • Inorganic/Polymer Nanocomposites for Dental Restorative and Bone Replacement Applications,
    Qing Liu, USA
  • Self-assembling Nanostructured Injectable Polymeric Gels for Drug Delivery, M. Determan
    and S. K. Mallapragada, USA

  • Engineering Surface-Erodible Polyanhydrides with Tailored Microstructure for Controlled Drug
    and Protein Delivery, Amy S. Determan and Balaji Narasimhan, USA
  • Peptide Self-assembly and its Application in Drug Delivery, Pu Chen, Canada
  • Bioactive Nanomaterials in Bone Grafting and Tissue Engineering, R. Murugan
    and S. Ramakrishna, Singapore

  • Nanostructured Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering and Regeneration, Victor J. Chen, Guobao Wei
    and Peter X. Ma, USA

  • Polymer Nanofibers and Their Applications in Bioengineering, M. Kotaki, Z.-M. Huang,
    S. Ramakrishna, Singapore

  • Nucleic Acid Engineered Nanomaterials and Nanodevices, Dan Luo and Yougen Li, USA
  • DNA-based Artificial Nanostructures: Fabrication, Properties, and Applications, Y. Sun
    and Ching-Hwa Kiang, USA

  • Vesicles and Liposomes in Sensor Technology, Stavroula Sofou and James L. Thomas, USA
  • Protein Patterning for Applications in Biomaterials and Biodevices, K. G. Pruden and A. Panitch, USA
  • and much more …
  • The first reference work ever published on nanostructured biomaterials and their applications.
  • A unique source of in-depth knowledge of recent advances in applications of nanostructured biomaterials.
  • Most up-to-date emerging aspects of nanobiomaterials and their applications in the field of nanotechnology.
  • Contains over 30 state-of-the-art chapters written by over 70 internationally renowned experts from 10 countries.
  • About 5,000 bibliographic citations and hundreds of illustrations, figures, tables, chemical structures and equations.
  • The handbook is intended for a wide audience including researchers, students, and professors working in the field of biomaterials, nanotechnology, materials science, polymer science and engineering, biomedical engineering, biophysics, biochemistry, etc.

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