Nanomaterials and nanosystems for biomedical applications /

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Imprint:Dordrecht, the Netherlands : Springer, c2007.
Description:1 online resource (xvii, 159 p.) : ill.
Language:English
Subject:Nanotechnology -- Therapeutic use.
Biomedical materials.
Nanostructured materials.
Nanotechnology.
Biomedicine.
Biomedicine general.
Biomedical materials.
Nanostructured materials.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8883785
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Other authors / contributors:Mozafari, M. Reza (Mohammad Reza), 1962-
ISBN:9781402062896
1402062893
Notes:Electronic book.
Title from title screen (viewed Mar. 6, 2008).
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary:& Quot;Nanomaterials and Nanosystems for Biomedical Applications" brings together under a single cover various aspects of functional bioengineered materials and nanostructured biomaterials including commonly used implants and sustained release nanodevices. The book includes expert reviews on the advances and current problems associated with the implants and nanodevices along with their applications in medicine, pharmaceutics, cancer therapy, gene transfer and drug delivery. The editor, M.R. Mozafari (PhD), has been working in the field of nanobiotechnology for the past 14 years and has pr.