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Artificial Protein and Peptide Nanofibers

Artificial Protein and Peptide Nanofibers
  • Author : Gang Wei
  • Publsiher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 28 July 2020
  • ISBN : 0081028512
  • Pages : 502 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Artificial Protein and Peptide Nanofibers: Design, Fabrication, Characterization, and Applications provides comprehensive knowledge of the preparation, modification and applications of protein and peptide nanofibers. The book reviews the synthesis and strategies necessary to create protein and peptide nanofibers, such as self-assembly (including supramolecular assembly), electrospinning, template synthesis, and enzymatic synthesis. Then, the key chemical modification and molecular design methods are highlighted that can be utilized to improve the bio-functions of these synthetic fibers. Finally, fabrication methods for key applications, such as sensing, drug delivery, imaging, tissue engineering and electronic devices are reviewed. This book will be an ideal resource for those working in materials science, polymer science, chemical engineering, nanotechnology and biomedicine. Reviews key chemical modification and molecular design methods to improve the bio-functions of synthetic peptide and protein nanofibers Discusses the most important synthesis strategies, including supramolecular assembly, electrospinning, template synthesis and enzymatic synthesis Provides information on fabrication of nanofibers for key applications such as sensing, imaging, drug delivery and tissue engineering


Artificial Protein and Peptide Nanofibers

Artificial Protein and Peptide Nanofibers
  • Author : Gang Wei,Sangamesh G. Kum bar
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 28 July 2020
GET THIS BOOKArtificial Protein and Peptide Nanofibers

Artificial Protein and Peptide Nanofibers: Design, Fabrication, Characterization, and Applications provides comprehensive knowledge of the preparation, modification and applications of protein and peptide nanofibers. The book reviews the synthesis and strategies necessary to create protein and peptide nanofibers, such as self-assembly (including supramolecular assembly), electrospinning, template synthesis, and enzymatic synthesis. Then, the key chemical modification and molecular design methods are highlighted that can be utilized to improve the bio-functions of these synthetic fibers. Finally, fabrication methods for key applications, such


Peptides and Proteins as Biomaterials for Tissue Regeneration and Repair

Peptides and Proteins as Biomaterials for Tissue Regeneration and Repair
  • Author : Mario Barbosa,M Cristina L Martins
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 25 September 2017
GET THIS BOOKPeptides and Proteins as Biomaterials for Tissue Regeneration and Repair

Peptides and Proteins as Biomaterials for Tissue Regeneration and Repair highlights the various important considerations that go into biomaterial development, both in terms of fundamentals and applications. After covering a general introduction to protein and cell interactions with biomaterials, the book discusses proteins in biomaterials that mimic the extracellular matrix (ECM). The properties, fabrication and application of peptide biomaterials and protein-based biomaterials are discussed in addition to in vivo and in vitro studies. This book is a valuable resource for


Emerging Nanotechnologies in Dentistry

Emerging Nanotechnologies in Dentistry
  • Author : Karthikeyan Subramani,Waqar Ahmed
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release : 15 November 2011
GET THIS BOOKEmerging Nanotechnologies in Dentistry

New nanomaterials are leading to a range of emerging dental treatments that utilize more biomimetic materials that more closely duplicate natural tooth structure (or bone, in the case of implants). The use of nanostructures that will work in harmony with the body’s own regenerative processes (eg, to restore tooth structure or alveolar bone) are moving into clinical practice. This book brings together an international team of experts from the fields of nanomaterials, biomedical engineering and dentistry, to cover the


Wound Healing, Tissue Repair and Regeneration in Diabetes

Wound Healing, Tissue Repair and Regeneration in Diabetes
  • Author : Debasis Bagchi,Amitava Das,Sashwati Roy
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 01 May 2020
GET THIS BOOKWound Healing, Tissue Repair and Regeneration in Diabetes

Wound Healing, Tissue Repair and Regeneration in Diabetes explores a wide range of topics related to wound healing, tissue repair and regeneration, putting a special focus on diabetes and obesity. The book addresses the molecular and cellular pathways involved in the process of wound repair and regeneration. Other sections explore a wide spectrum of nutritional supplements and novel therapeutic approaches, provide a comprehensive overview, present various types of clinical aspects related to diabetic wounds, including infection, neuropathy, and vasculopathy, provide





Self-Assembled Peptide Nanostructures

Self-Assembled Peptide Nanostructures
  • Author : Jaime Castillo,Luigi Sasso,Winnie Edith Svendsen
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 21 November 2012
GET THIS BOOKSelf-Assembled Peptide Nanostructures

The self-organization of bionanostructures into well-defined functional machineries found in nature has been a priceless source of ideas for researchers. The molecules of life, proteins, DNA, RNA, etc., as well as the structures and forms that these molecules assume serve as rich sources of ideas for scientists or engineers who are interested in developing bio-inspired materials for innovations in biomedical fields. In nature, molecular self-assembly is a process by which complex three-dimensional structures with well-defined functions are constructed, starting from


Protein and Peptide Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery

Protein and Peptide Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 26 March 2015
GET THIS BOOKProtein and Peptide Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery

Published continuously since 1944, the Advances in Protein Chemistry and Structural Biology series has been the essential resource for protein chemists. Each volume brings forth new information about protocols and analysis of proteins. Each thematically organized volume is guest edited by leading experts in a broad range of protein-related topics. Describes advances in application of powerful techniques in a wide bioscience area Chapters are written by authorities in their field Targeted to a wide audience of researchers, specialists, and students The


Self-assembling Biomaterials

Self-assembling Biomaterials
  • Author : Helena S. Azevedo,Ricardo M. P. da Silva
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 17 April 2018
GET THIS BOOKSelf-assembling Biomaterials

Self-assembling biomaterials: molecular design, characterization and application in biology and medicine provides a comprehensive coverage on an emerging area of biomaterials science, spanning from conceptual designs to advanced characterization tools and applications of self-assembling biomaterials, and compiling the recent developments in the field. Molecular self-assembly, the autonomous organization of molecules, is ubiquitous in living organisms and intrinsic to biological structures and function. Not surprisingly, the exciting field of engineering artificial self-assembling biomaterials often finds inspiration in Biology. More important, materials


Comprehensive Biomaterials

Comprehensive Biomaterials
  • Author : Paul Ducheyne,Kevin Healy,Dietmar W. Hutmacher,David W. Grainger,C. James Kirkpatrick
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 28 August 2015
GET THIS BOOKComprehensive Biomaterials

Comprehensive Biomaterials brings together the myriad facets of biomaterials into one, major series of six edited volumes that would cover the field of biomaterials in a major, extensive fashion: Volume 1: Metallic, Ceramic and Polymeric Biomaterials Volume 2: Biologically Inspired and Biomolecular Materials Volume 3: Methods of Analysis Volume 4: Biocompatibility, Surface Engineering, and Delivery Of Drugs, Genes and Other Molecules Volume 5: Tissue and Organ Engineering Volume 6: Biomaterials and Clinical Use Experts from around the world in hundreds of related biomaterials areas have contributed


Micro and Nanoengineering of the Cell Microenvironment

Micro and Nanoengineering of the Cell Microenvironment
  • Author : Ali Khademhosseini
  • Publisher : Artech House
  • Release : 28 February 2008
GET THIS BOOKMicro and Nanoengineering of the Cell Microenvironment

Supported with 140 illustrations, the volume exhaustively covers the micro- and nano-system technologies involved in developing cell-based bioengineering applications. You get full details on efforts to engineer the soluble and insoluble cell microenvironments, including the latest advances in microfluidic devices, surface patterning, 3D scaffolds, and techniques for engineering cellular mechanical properties and topography.


Biomedical Applications of Functionalized Nanomaterials

Biomedical Applications of Functionalized Nanomaterials
  • Author : Bruno Sarmento,Jose Das Neves
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release : 01 March 2018
GET THIS BOOKBiomedical Applications of Functionalized Nanomaterials

Biomedical Applications of Functionalized Nanomaterials: Concepts, Development and Clinical Translation presents a concise overview of the most promising nanomaterials functionalized with ligands for biomedical applications. The first section focuses on current strategies for identifying biological targets and screening of ligand to optimize anchoring to nanomaterials, providing the foundation for the remaining parts. Section Two covers specific applications of functionalized nanomaterials in therapy and diagnostics, highlighting current practice and addressing major challenges, in particular, case studies of successfully developed and marketed



Natural and Synthetic Biomedical Polymers

Natural and Synthetic Biomedical Polymers
  • Author : Sangamesh Kumbar,Cato Laurencin,Meng Deng
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release : 21 January 2014
GET THIS BOOKNatural and Synthetic Biomedical Polymers

Polymers are important and attractive biomaterials for researchers and clinical applications due to the ease of tailoring their chemical, physical and biological properties for target devices. Due to this versatility they are rapidly replacing other classes of biomaterials such as ceramics or metals. As a result, the demand for biomedical polymers has grown exponentially and supports a diverse and highly monetized research community. Currently worth $1.2bn in 2009 (up from $650m in 2000), biomedical polymers are expected to achieve a CAGR of 9.8%