Carbon Nanotubes for Biomedical Applications

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ISBN: 978-3-642-14801-9 (Print) 978-3-642-14802-6 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

  2. Fundamentals: Synthesis of multifunctional nanomaterials and their potential for medical application

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-26

      Physical Properties of Carbon Nanotubes for Therapeutic Applications

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      Pages 27-39

      Carbon Nanotubes in Regenerative Medicine

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      Pages 41-65

      Filling of Carbon Nanotubes with Compounds in Solution or Melted Phase

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      Pages 67-82

      Filling of Carbon Nanotubes: Containers for Magnetic Probes and Drug Delivery

  3. Magnetically functionalised carbon nanotubes for medical diagnosis and therapy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 83-83

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      Pages 85-95

      Magnetic Nanoparticles for Diagnosis and Medical Therapy

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      Pages 97-124

      Feasibility of Magnetically Functionalised Carbon Nanotubes for Biological Applications: From Fundamental Properties of Individual Nanomagnets to Nanoscaled Heaters and Temperature Sensors

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      Pages 125-150

      Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and Imaging of Carbon Nanotubes

  4. Interaction with biological systems

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 151-151

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      Pages 1-16

      Exploring Carbon Nanotubes and Their Interaction with Cells Using Atomic Force Microscopy

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      Pages 169-182

      Uptake, Intracellular Localization and Biodistribution of Carbon Nanotubes

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      Pages 183-210

      Recognition of Carbon Nanotubes by the Human Innate Immune System

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      Pages 211-219

      Toxicity and Environmental Impact of Carbon Nanotubes

  5. Towards targeted chemotherapy and gene delivery

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 221-221

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      Pages 223-245

      Carbon Nanotubes Loaded with Anticancer Drugs: A Platform for Multimodal Cancer Treatment

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      Pages 247-258

      Carbon Nanotubes Filled with Carboplatin: Towards Carbon Nanotube-Supported Delivery of Chemotherapeutic Agents

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      Pages 259-273

      Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes for Gene Biodelivery

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 275-278