© 2009


Nanobiotechnology and Nanobiology

  • Patrick Boisseau
  • Philippe Houdy
  • Marcel Lahmani
  • Covers major developments in nanobiophysics, nanobiology, and nanomethods in medicine

  • Emphazises the applications of nanobiology and nanotechnology

  • Integrates physics, biology, and medicine of nanosystems

  • Mainly a textbook for graduate students, but also reference work for researchers


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-35
  2. Biological Nano-Objects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. A. Girard-Egrot, L. Blum, R. Richter, A. Brisson
      Pages 29-100
    3. G. Zuber, D. Scherman
      Pages 101-128
    4. E. Duguet, M. Treguer-Delapierre, M.-H. Delville
      Pages 129-170
    5. M.-F. Carlier, E. Helfer, R. Wade, F. Haraux
      Pages 171-222
    6. F. Chauveau, C. Pestourie, F. Ducongé, B. Tavitian
      Pages 223-249
  3. Methods of Nanobiotechnology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 252-252
    2. E. Roncali, B. Tavitian, I.e Texier, P. Peltié, F. Perraut, J. Boutet et al.
      Pages 253-373
    3. C. Le Grimellec, P.-E. Milhiet, E. Perez, F. Pincet, J.-P. Aimé, V. Emiliani et al.
      Pages 375-475
    4. D. Altschuh, S. Ricard-Blum, V. Ball, M. Gaillet, P. Schaaf, B. Senger et al.
      Pages 477-594
    5. D. Pflieger, E. Forest, J. Vinh
      Pages 595-638
    6. N. Picollet-D’Hahan, C. Amatore, S. Arbault, L. Thouin, A.-L. Biance, G. Oukhaled et al.
      Pages 639-742
    7. A. Buguin, Y. Chen, P. Silberzan
      Pages 743-774
    8. P. Grangeat
      Pages 775-801
  4. Applications of Nanobiotechnology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 840-840
    2. A. Evrard, N. Boulle, G.s Lutfalla
      Pages 841-869
    3. L. Blum, C. Marquette
      Pages 871-909

About this book


Nanobiotechnology is a rapidly developing field of research. Ever more applications are emerging from all branches of nanobiotechnology in medicine, pharmacy, cosmetics, chemical and agro-industry. The book presents the basics, fundamental results and latest achievements of nanobiotechnological research. It extends as far as promising applications of new nanomaterials and newly discovered nanoeffects. Additionally, a large variety of nanobio-analysis methods is presented.

The book will appeal to graduate students, researchers and engineers.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Patrick Boisseau
    • 1
  • Philippe Houdy
    • 2
  • Marcel Lahmani
    • 3
  1. 1.LETI-MINATECCEAGrenoble CX 9France
  2. 2.Université d'EvryEvry CXFrance
  3. 3.Dépt. Sciences des MatériauxUniversité d'EvryEvry CXFrance

About the editors

Patrick Boisseau - Coordinator of the Nano2life European project – Specialist in Biotechnology-CEA

Philippe Houdy – University Professor of Physics of solids, Specialist in nanometric media and nanomaterials

Marcel Lahmani – Vice president of the French NanoMicrotechnology Club - Physicist and Docteur of Science

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