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The Resource Bioengineering Applications of Carbon Nanostructures

Bioengineering Applications of Carbon Nanostructures

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Bioengineering Applications of Carbon Nanostructures
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Bioengineering Applications of Carbon Nanostructures
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Nanomedicine and Nanotoxicology
Bioengineering Applications of Carbon Nanostructures
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Bioengineering Applications of Carbon Nanostructures
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  • Preface -- Contents -- 1 Bone Repair Utilizing Carbon Nanotubes -- Abstract -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 General Properties of Carbon Nanotubes -- 1.3 Bone Tissue and Carbon Nanotubes -- 1.4 Application of Carbon Nanotubes in Bone Repair -- 1.5 Perspectives on Carbon Nanotubes in Bone Repair -- 1.6 Conclusion and Perspectives -- References -- 2 The Use of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes as a Delivery System for siRNA -- Abstract -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.1.1 CNTs as Molecular Transporters -- 2.1.2 Application of CNTs as a Delivery System for siRNA -- 2.2 Strategies Available for SWCNT Functionalization and siRNA Delivery In Vitro -- 2.3 The Use of SWCNTs for siRNA Delivery In Vivo -- 2.4 The Application of CNTs to Hard-to-Transfect-Cells -- 2.5 Summary and Perspectives -- References -- 3 Carbon Nanotubes as a DNA Delivery Agent for Generation of Genetically Modified Mammals Embryos -- Abstract -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.1.1 Oocyte and Embryo Structures -- 3.1.2 Applications of Genetically Modified Animals (GMA) -- 3.2 Conventional Gene Transfer Methods for Generating Transgenic Animals -- 3.2.1 Pronuclear Microinjection -- 3.2.2 Embryonic Stem Cell Transgenesis -- 3.2.3 Sperm-Mediated Gene Transfer (SMGT) -- 3.2.4 Retroviral Vectors -- 3.2.5 Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer (SCNT) -- 3.2.6 Zinc-Finger Nucleases (ZFN) and Transcription Activator-like Effector Nucleases (TALENs) -- 3.3 Carbon Nanotubes (CNT) as a Gene Transfer Agent -- 3.3.1 Interaction of CNT and DNA -- 3.3.2 Contribution of CNTs to Conventional Techniques -- 3.3.3 Potential DNA Delivery to Embryo Without Micromanipulation -- 3.4 Genotoxicity -- 3.4.1 General Aspects -- 3.4.2 Detection Techniques, Toxicity and Genotoxicity of CNTs -- 3.5 Summary and Perspectives -- References -- 4 Development of Carbon Nanotubes-Based Immunogens -- Abstract -- 4.1 Introduction
  • 4.2 The Birth of Vaccinology and Current Approaches to Vaccines -- 4.2.1 Inactivated and Subunit Vaccines -- 4.2.2 Attenuated Vaccines -- 4.3 Alternative Vaccine Design (Thinking Outside the Box): Antigen Delivery and the Use on Nanomaterials -- 4.4 Carbon Nanotube-Based Immunogens -- 4.4.1 CNTs Immunogenic Properties -- 4.4.2 CNTs as Adjuvants in Vaccines -- 4.4.3 CNTs Penetration in Cellular Membranes -- 4.4.4 CNT-Based Experimental Vaccines -- References -- 5 Fullerene-Derivatives as Therapeutic Agents in Respiratory System and Neurodegenerative Disorders -- Abstract -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.1.1 Oxidative Stress and Disease Development -- 5.1.2 Fullerenes Chemical Properties -- 5.1.3 Antioxidative Properties of Fullerenes -- 5.2 Fullerene-Based Materials as Neuroprotective Agents -- 5.3 Fullerene-Based Therapeutics in Respiratory System -- 5.3.1 Reactive Oxygen Species in the Lungs -- 5.3.2 Fullerene-Based Materials and the Respiratory System -- 5.4 Summary and Perspectives -- References -- 6 Study of Carbon Nanostructures for Soil Fertility Improvement -- Abstract -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.1.1 Soil Amelioration and Carbon Storage -- 6.1.2 Tropical Region and a Sustainable Model -- 6.1.3 Understanding and Reproducing the Anthropogenic Model -- 6.2 Micro-scale Morphology and Adsorption -- 6.2.1 Electron Microscopy -- 6.3 Elemental Analysis and Composition -- 6.3.1 Large Scale Analysis -- 6.3.2 Microscopic Level Analysis -- 6.4 Molecular Analysis and Stability -- 6.4.1 Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy -- 6.4.2 X-Ray Photoemission Spectroscopy -- 6.4.3 Theoretical Calculations -- 6.5 Nano-scale Morphology as the Key for the TPI Functionality -- 6.5.1 Comparison Among Different Carbon Sources -- 6.5.2 Analysis Within the TPI-Carbon Grain -- 6.6 Summary and Perspectives -- References -- 7 Nanotoxicology of Carbon-Based Nanomaterials -- Abstract
  • 7.1 Carbon Nanomaterials -- 7.2 Toxicology Versus Nanotoxicology -- 7.3 Nanotoxicological Parameters Used for Carbon Nanomaterials -- 7.4 Interactions of Carbon Nanomaterials with Biomolecules, Microorganisms and Cells -- 7.4.1 Carbon Nanotubes and Enzymes -- 7.4.2 Cytotoxicity of Carbon Nanotubes -- 7.4.3 Graphene, Enzymes, Microorganisms and Cells -- 7.4.4 Biodegradation and Cytotoxicity of Fullerenes -- 7.5 In Vivo Toxicity of Carbon Nanomaterials -- 7.5.1 Carbon Nanotubes -- 7.5.2 Fullerenes -- 7.5.3 Graphene -- 7.6 Influence of the Chemical Structure and Surface Microchemistry on Nanotoxicology -- 7.7 Conclusions and Perspectives -- Acknowledgment -- References -- 8 Synthesis, Purification and Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes for Biotechnological Applications -- Abstract -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 Carbon Nanotubes: Structure, Properties and Synthesis -- 8.2.1 Carbon Nanotube Structures and Properties -- 8.2.2 Synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes -- 8.3 Carbon Nanotube Purification for Bioapplications -- 8.3.1 Primary (Gross) Purification Steps -- 8.3.1.1 Gas Phase Selective Oxidation -- 8.3.1.2 Liquid Phase Oxidation -- 8.3.1.3 Physical Separation Processes -- 8.3.2 Secondary (Fine) Purification Steps -- 8.3.2.1 Removal of Oxidation Debris -- 8.3.2.2 Removal of Carbon-Coated Metal and Graphitic Onion Nanoparticles -- 8.4 Carbon Nanotube Functionalization for Bioapplications -- 8.4.1 Carbon Nanotube Oxidation and Further Amidation Reactions -- 8.4.2 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition (Prato Reaction) -- 8.4.3 Non-Covalent Functionalization -- Acknowledgments -- References
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