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Advancing Medicine through Nanotechnology and Nanomechanics Applications

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The application of nanotechnology within the medical sphere has had a significant influence on how diseases and conditions are treated and diagnosed. While many strides have been made, there is still continuous research on nanotechnology being performed in the field. Advancing Medicine through Nanotechnology and Nanomechanics Applications highlights emergent trends and empirical research on technological innovations in medicine and healthcare. Investigating the impact of nanotechnology and nanomechanics on the treatment of diseases, regenerative medicine, and drug delivery systems, this publication is a vital reference source for professionals, researchers, medical students, and engineering students.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. Foreword
    1. WHAT IS NANOMECHANICS?
    2. INTRODUCTION TO NANOMECHANICS
  7. Preface
  8. Chapter 1: Ion Channels, Nanomechanics, and Nanomedicine
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. ION CHANNELS AND CANCER
    5. ION CHANNELS AND MALE INFERTILITY
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
  9. Chapter 2: Analysis of the Bacterial Vesicles' Enhanced Toxicological Threat Via Electron Microscopy
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. BACTERIAL BIOFILM, PLASTIC BIODESTRUCTION, AND NANOPARTICLES FORMATION
    3. NANOPARTICLES UPTAKE PROCESS BY S. AUREUS
    4. MEMBRANE VESICLES’ SPATIAL ORGANIZATION
    5. REFERENCES
    6. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  10. Chapter 3: Applications of Polymeric Micro- and Nano-Particles in Dentistry
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CONCLUSION
    4. REFERENCES
  11. Chapter 4: Sensing the Presence and Amount of Microbes Using Double Walled Carbon Nanotubes
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. MODELLING AND SIMULATION TECHNIQUES
    4. ATOMIC FINITE ELEMENT MODELING OF DWCNT
    5. ATOMIC FINITE ELEMENT MODELING OF SWCNT
    6. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION FOR DWCNT
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
  12. Chapter 5: CNS Targeted Nanoparticle Drug Delivery
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. POLYMERIC NANOPARTICLES
    4. ROLE OF NANOTECHNOLOGY IN TREATMENT OF BRAIN TUMORS
    5. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE PROSPECTS
    6. REFERENCES
  13. Chapter 6: Silver Oxide–Copper Oxide Nanocomposite Preparation and Antimicrobial Activity as a Source for the Treatment of Fish Diseases
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. MATERIALS AND METHODS
    4. RESULTS
    5. DISCUSSION
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
  14. Chapter 7: Performance Analysis of FET-Based Nanoiosensors by Computational Method
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. NEED FOR MORE COMPUTATIONAL WORK
    5. SENSOR STRUCTURE
    6. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
  15. Chapter 8: Self-Setting Calcium Phosphate Bone Cement Preparation, Characterization and Drug Delivery for Skeletal System
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. MATERIALS AND METHODS
    4. RESULTS
    5. DISCUSSION
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
  16. Chapter 9: Mineralized Nanofibers for Bone Tissue Engineering
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. FABRICATION OF NANOFIBERS BASED SCAFFOLDS FOR BONE TISSUE ENGINEERING
    4. SURFACE FUNCTIONALIZATION OF NANOFIBERS
    5. MINERALIZATION TECHNIQUES OF NANOFIBERS
    6. APPLICATIONS OF 3D MINERALIZED NANOFIBERS IN BONE TISSUE ENGINEERING
    7. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE PERSPECTIVES
    8. REFERENCES
  17. Chapter 10: Recent Advances in Synthesis and Biomedical Applications of Magnetic Nanoparticles
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. SYNTHESIS OF MAGNETIC NANOPARTICLES
    4. MAGNETIC NANOPARTICLES FOR BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS
    5. MAGNETIC NANOSWITCHES IN BIOSENSING APPLICATIONS
    6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE OUTLOOK
    7. REFERENCES
  18. Chapter 11: Stratagems of Nanotechnology Augmenting the Bioavailability and Therapeutic Efficacy of Traditional Medicine to Formulate Smart Herbal Drugs Combating
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. APPROACHES TO CONTEST THE INTIMIDATION OF MENTAL ILLNESS
    5. THE CONDUCT OF NANOTECHNOLOGY IN REFORMING THE MENACE OF MENTAL ILLNESS TO WELL-BEING
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
  19. Compilation of References
  20. About the Contributors