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Fundamentals of nanoparticles : classifications, synthesis methods, properties and characterization

Ahmed Barhoum (Editor), Abdel Salam Hamdy Makhlouf (Editor)
'Fundamentals of Nanoparticles' explores the nanoparticles and architecture of nanostructured materials being used today in a comprehensive, detailed manner. This book focuses primarily on the characterization, properties and synthesis of nanoscale materials
eBook, English, 2018
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2018
Electronic books
1 online resource
9780128135174, 0128135174
Cover; Title Page; Copyright page; Contents; List of Contributors; Chapter 1
Nanostructures for imaging, medical diagnostics and therapy; 1
Introduction; 2
Types of nanoparticles for nanomedicine; 2.1
Organic nanoparticles; 2.1.1
Liposomes and lipid nanoparticles; 2.1.2
Micelles and solid polymeric nanoparticles; 2.1.3
Dendritic nanoparticles; 2.2
Inorganic nanoparticles; 2.2.1
Metal-based nanoparticles; 2.2.2
Carbon-based nanoparticles; 2.2.3
Silica nanoparticles; 3
Nanoparticles for diagnostics; 3.1
In vitro diagnostics. 3.1.1
Assays based on fluorescent nanoparticles3.1.2
Assays based on plasmonic nanoparticles; 3.1.3
Assays based on superparamagnetic nanoparticles; 3.1.4
Assays based on electric properties of nanostructures; 3.2
In vivo imaging; 3.2.1
Optical imaging; 3.2.2
Magnetic resonance imaging; 3.2.3
Radioisotope imaging; 3.2.4
X-ray computed tomography; 4
Nanoparticles for therapy; 4.1
Cancer nanomedicine; 4.1.1
Active targeting of nanoparticles; 4.1.2
Material-based therapeutic approaches; 4.1.3
Nanodrug-delivery systems; 4.2
Nanomedicine for other applications. 4.2.1
Osteoporosis; 4.2.3
Gene therapy; 5
Conclusions; Acknowledgment; References; Chapter 2
Nature's nanoparticles: using viruses as nanomedicines and for bioimaging; 1
Introduction; 2
Plant virus-like particles (VLPs) and viral nanoparticles; Cowpea mosaic virus (CPMV); Cowpea chlorotic mosaic virus (CCMV); Potato virus X (PVX); 2.1
Expression of plant VLPs; Nuclear transformation; Plant virus-based expression systems; 2.2
Advantages of plant VLPs as nanoparticles; 2.3
Disadvantages of plant VLPs; 3
Plant VLPs and viral nanoparticles in drug delivery. 3.1
Strategies for loading drugs into viral NPs3.2
Drug bioconjugation to the viral capsids; 4
Medical applications of viral nanoparticles (VNPs); 4.1
VNPs as drug carriers; 4.2
VNPs as bioimaging agents; 5
Conclusions; References; Chapter 3
Catalytic applications of Janus nanoparticles; 1
Introduction; 1.1
Masking and immobilization method of functionalization; 2
Janus nanoparticles for liquid/liquid interfacial catalysis; 2.1
Janus nanoparticles to stabilize Pickering emulsions; 2.2
Biomass refining "phase selectivity." 2.3
Snowman-like Janus nanoparticles to 4-nitrophenol and 4-nitroanisole reduction3
Janus nanoparticles to photocatalytic applications; References; Chapter 4
Tailored nanomaterials for antimicrobial applications; 1
Introduction; 2
Antimicrobial mechanisms of nanomaterials; 3
Antimicrobial nanomaterials; 3.1
Nanometals; 3.1.1
Silver nanoparticles; 3.1.2
Copper nanoparticles; 3.1.3
Iron nanoparticles; 3.2
Metal oxides nanostructures; 3.2.1
TiO2 nanoparticles; 3.2.2
ZnO nanoparticles; 3.2.3
MgO nanoparticles; 3.3
Carbonaceous nanomaterials. 3.3.1
Graphene and its derivatives
Includes index