Engineering of Nanobiomaterials presents the most recent information regarding the specific modifications of nanomaterials and of their synthesis methods, in order to obtain particular structures for different biomedical purposes. This book enables the results of current research to reach those who wish to use this knowledge in an applied setting. Engineered nanobiomaterials, designed from organic or inorganic raw materials, offer promising alternatives in many biomedical applications. In this book, eminent researchers from around the world discuss the various applications, including antibacterial therapy, biosensors, cancer therapy, stimuli-responsive drug release, drug delivery, gene therapy and visual prostheses. In each case, advantages, drawbacks and future potential are outlined. This book will be of interest to students, postdoctoral researchers and professors engaged in the fields of materials science, biotechnology and applied chemistry. It will also be highly valuable to those working in industry, including pharmaceutics and biotechnology companies, medical researchers, biomedical engineers and advanced clinicians.
Introduction to Engineering with Nanobiomaterials Chapter 1: Engineering of stimuli-sensitive nanopreparations to overcome physiological barriers and cancer multidrug resistance Chapter 2: Production of complex metal oxide nanopowders using pulsed electron beam in low-pressure gas for biomaterials application Chapter 3: Bioabsorbable engineered nanobiomaterials for antibacterial therapy Chapter 4: Organic electronic materials for gene delivery Chapter 5: Magnetic modification of cells Chapter 6: Aptamers as functional bionanomaterials for sensor applications Chapter 7: Gene delivery mediated by gemini surfactants: structure-activity relationships Chapter 8: Nanobiomaterials for bionic eye: vision of the future Chapter 9: Bioactive-functionalized interpenetrating network hydrogel (BIOF-IPN) Chapter 10: Engineered nanomaterials for biomedics: advancements and hazards Chapter 11: Investigation of the mechanism of nanomachining semiconductor and ceramic blades for surgical applications Chapter 12: Design and implementation of an electrospinning system Chapter 13: Engineered nanoparticles: as a precise delivery system in cancer therapeutics Chapter 14: Inorganic nanoflotillas as engineered particles for drug and gene delivery Chapter 15: Chemical and green routes for the synthesis of multifunctional pure and substituted nanohydroxyapatite for biomedical applications