Soft nanoparticles for biomedical applications /

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Imprint:Cambridge, UK : Royal Society of Chemistry, 2014.
Description:1 online resource (xvi, 394 pages) : illustrations
Series:RSC nanoscience & nanotechnology ; 34
RSC nanoscience & nanotechnology ; 34.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Other authors / contributors:Callejas-Fernández, Jośe, editor.
Estelrich, Joan, editor.
Quesada-Pérez, Manuel, editor.
Forcada, Jacqueline, editor.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index at the end of each chapters.
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Summary:Nanoparticles are attractive for many biomedical applications such as imaging, therapeutics and diagnostics. This new book will look at different soft nanoparticles and their current and potential uses in medicine and health including magnetoliposomes, micro/nanogels, polymeric micelles, DNA particles, dendrimers and bicelles. Each chapter will provide a description of the synthesis of the particles and focus on the techniques used to characterize the size, shape, surface charge, internal structure, and surface microstructure of the nanoparticles together with modeling and simulation methods. By giving a strong physical-chemical approach to the topic, readers will gain a good background into the subject and an overview of recent developments. The multidisciplinary point of view makes the book suitable for postgraduate students and researchers in physics, chemistry, and biology interested in soft matter and its uses.
Other form:Print version: Soft nanoparticles for biomedical applications 1849738114