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February 2007, Hardback, 4,675 Pages
ISBN 978-3-527-31301-3

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April 2011, Paperback, 4,675 pages
ISBN 978-3-527-33114-7





Volume 1: Biofunctionalization of Nanomaterials

Contents:

Biofunctionalization of Fluorescent Nanoparticles
Michael J. Murcia and Christoph A. Naumann*

Biofunctionalization of Carbon Nanotubes
Elena Bekyarova, Robert C. Haddon, and Vladimir Parpura*

Biofunctionalization of Magnetic Nanoparticles
Yong Gao*

Biofunctionalization of Gold Nanoparticles
Ming Zheng and Xueying Huang*

Biofunctionalization of Phospholipid Polymeric Nanoparticles
Junji Watanabe, Jongwon Park, Tomomi Ito, Madoka Takai, and Kazuhiko Ishihara*

Biofunctionalization of Metallic Nanoparticles and Microarrays for Biomolecular Detection
Grit Festag, Uwe Klenz, Thomas Henkel, Andrea Csáki, and Wolfgang Fritzsche*

Conjugation of Nanomaterials with Proteins
Mohammed J. Meziani, Yi Lin, and Ya-Ping Sun*

Stabilization and Functionalization of Metallic Nanoparticles: the Peptide Route
Raphael Lèvy* and Christopher Doty

Folate-linked Lipid-based Nanoparticles for Tumor-targeted Gene Therapy
Yoshiyuki Hattori and Yoshie Maitani*

Magnetic Core Conducting Polymer Shell Nanocomposites for DNA Attachment and Hybridization
Jean-Paul Lellouche*

Gelatin Nanoparticles and Their Biofunctionalization
Sushma Kommareddy, Dinesh B. Shenoy, and Mansoor M. Amiji*
ISBN 978-3-527-31381-5
September 2005, 386pp with 153 figs





Volume 2: Biological and Pharmaceutical Nanomaterials

Contents:

Self-assembled DNA Nanotubes
Thom H. LaBean* and Sung Ha Park

Plant Protein-based Nanoparticles
Guy Zuber*, Bénédicte Pons and Andrew W. Fraley

Peptide Nanoparticles
Sarah Weisman*

Albumin Nanoparticles
Julio C. Fernandes*, Marcio José Tiera and Françoise M. Winnik

Nucleic Acid Nanoparticles
Anne-Marie Orecchioni*, Cécile Duclairoir, Juan Manuel Irache and Evelyne Nakache

Lipoplexes
Klaus Langer*

Methods of Preparation of Drug Nanoparticles
Juan Manuel Irache* and Socorro Espuelas

DNA-Chitosan Nanoparticles for Gene Therapy: Current Knowledge and Future Trends
Margit Sára*, D. Pum, C. Huber, N. Ilk, M. Pleschberger and U. B. Sleytr

Nanoparticles for Crossing Biological Membranes
Jonghwi Lee*, Gio-Bin Lim and Hesson Chung

Production of Biofunctionalized Solid Lipid Nanoparticles for Site-specific Drug Delivery
Rainer H. Müller*, Eliana B. Souto, Torsten Göppert and Sven Gohla

Biocompatible Nanoparticulate Systems for Tumor Diagnosis and Therapy
Mostafa Sadoqi, Sunil Kumar, Cesar Lau-Cam and Vishal Saxena*

Nanoscale Patterning of S-Layer Proteins as a Natural Self-assembly System
R. Pawar, A. Avramoff and Abraham J. Domb*
ISBN 978-3-527-31382-2
December 2005, 427pp with 131 figs





Volume 3: Nanosystem Characterization Tools in the Life Sciences

Contents:

Fluorescence Imaging in Biology using Nanoprobes
Daniele Gerion*

Characterization of Nanoscale Systems in Biology using Scanning Probe Microscopy Techniques
Anthony W. Coleman*, Adina N. Lazar, Cecile F. Rousseau, Sebastien Cecillon, and Patrick Shahgaldian

Quartz Crystal Microbalance Characterization of Nanostructure Assemblies in Biosensing
Aren E. Gerdon, David W. Wright, and David E. Cliffel*

NMR Characterization Techniques - Application to Nanoscaled Pharmaceutical Carriers
Christian Mayer*

Characterization of Nano Features in Biopolymers using Small-angle X-ray Scattering, Electron Microscopy and Modeling
Angelika Krebs* and Bettina Böttcher

In Situ Characterization of Drug Nanoparticles by FTIR Spectroscopy
Michael Türk and Ruth Signorell*

Characterization of Nanoscaled Drug Delivery Systems by Electron Spin Resonance (ESR)
Karsten Mäder*

X-ray Absorption and Emission Spectroscopy in Nanoscience and Lifescience
Jinghua Guo*

Some New Advances and Challenges in Biological and Biomedical Materials Characterization
F. Braet, L. Soon, T. F. Kelly, D. J. Larson, and Simon P. Ringer*

Dynamic Light Scattering Microscopy
Rhonda Dzakpasu* and Daniel Axelrod

X-ray Scattering Techniques for Characterization of Nanosystems in Lifesciences
Cheng K. Saw*
ISBN 978-3-527-31383-9
December 2005, 413pp with 178 figs





Volume 4: Nanodevices for the Life Sciences

Contents:

The Physics and Modeling of BioNEMS
Mark R. Paul* and J. R. Solomon

Mathematical and Computational Modeling : Towards the Development and Application of Nanodevices for Drug Delivery
John P. Sinek, Hermann B. Frieboes, Balakrishnan Sivaraman, Sandeep Sanga and Vittorio Cristini*

Nanolithography:Towards Fabrication of Nanodevices for the Life Sciences
Johnpeter Ndiangui Ngunjiri, Jie-Ren Li and Jayne Carol Garno*

Microcantilever-based Nanodevices in the Life Sciences
Horassio D. Espinosa*, K.-H. Kim and N. Moldovan

Nanobioelectronics
Ross Rinaldi, Giuseppe Maruccio*

DNA Nanodevices : Prototypes and Applications
Friedrich C. Simmel*

Towards the Realization of Nanobiosensors Based on G Protein-coupled Receptors
Cecilia Pennetta*, V. Akimov, E. Alfinito, L. Reggiani, T. Gorojankina, J. Minic, E. Pajot-Augy, M. A. Persuy, R. Salesse, I. Casuso, A. Errachid, G. Gomila, O. Ruiz, J. Samitier, Y. Hou, N. Jaffrezic, G. Ferrari, L. Fumagalli and M. Sampietro

Protein-based Nanotechnology: Kinesin-microtubule Driven Systems for Bioanalytical Applications
William O. Hancock*

Self-assembly and Bio-directed Approaches of Carbon Nanotubes: Towards Device Fabrication
Arianna Filoramo*

Nanodevices for Biosensing: Design, Fabrication and Applications
Laura M. Lechuga*, Kirill Zinoviev, Laura G. Carrascosa and Miguel Moreno

Fullerene-based Devices for Biological Applications
Ginka H. Sarova, Tatiana Da Ros and Dirk M. Guldi*

Nanotechnology for Biomedical Devices
Lars Montelius*

Nanodevices in Nature
Alexander G. Volkov* and Courtney L. Brown
ISBN 978-3-527-31384-6
August 2006, 489pp with 211 figs





Volume 5: Nanomaterials - Toxicity, Health and Environmental Issues

Contents:

I. Toxicity
Biotoxicity of Metal Oxide nanoparticles
Amanda M. Fond and Gerald J. Meyer*

Ecotoxicity of Engineered Nanomaterials
Eva Oberdorster*, Patricia McClellan-Green and Mary Haasch

II. Health
Possible Health Impact of Nanomaterials
Peter H. M. Hoet, Irene Brüske-Hohlfeld and Oleg V. Salata*

Dosimetry, Epidemiology and Toxicology of Nanoparticles
Wolfgang G. Kreyling*, Manuela Semmler and Winfried Möller

Impact of Ceramic and Metallic Nano-scaled Particles on Endothelial Cell Functions In Vitro
Kirsten Peters*, Ronald E. Unger, Antonietta M. Gatti, Enrico Sabbioni, Andrea Gambarelli and C. James Kirkpatrick

Toxicity of Carbon Nanotubes and its Implication for Occupational and Environmental Health
Chiu-Wing Lam*, John T. James, Richard McCluskey, Andrij Holian and Robert L. Hunter

III. Environment
Impact of Nanomaterials on the Environment
Harald F. Krug*, Katrin Kern, Jörg M. Wörle-Knirsch and Silvia Diabaté

Nanomaterials for Environmental Remediation
Glen E. Fryxell* and Shas V. Mattigod

Nanomaterials for Water Treatment
Peter Majewski*

Nanoparticles for the Photocatalytic Removal of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals in Water
Heather .M. Coleman*

Nanosensors for Environmental Applications
Wan Y. Shih* and Wei-Heng Shih

Nanoparticle Toxicology in Environmental Air Pollution
Ken Donaldson*, Nicholas Mills, David E. Newby, William MacNee and Vicki Stone


ISBN 978-3-527-31385-3
May 2006, 351pp with 102 figs





Volume 6: Nanomaterials for Cancer Therapy

Contents:

Conventional Chemotherapeutic Drug Nanoparticles for Cancer Treatment
Loredana Serpe*

Nanoparticles for Photodynamic Therapy of Cancer
Magali Zeisser-Labouèbe, Angelica Vargas and Florence Delie*

Nanoparticles for Neutron Capture Therapy of Cancer
Hideki Ichikawa, Hiroyuki Tokumitsu, Masahito Miyamoto and Yoshinobu Fukumori*

Nano Vehicles and High Molecular Weight Delivery Agents for Boron Neutron Capture Therapy
Gong Wu, Rolf F. Barth*, Weilian Yang, Robert Lee, Werner Tjarks, Marina V. Backer and Joseph M. Backer

Local Cancer Therapy with Magnetic Drug Targeting Using Magnetic Nanoparticles
Christoph Alexiou* and Roland Jurgons

Nanomaterials for Controlled Release of Anticancer Agents
Do Kyung Kim*, Yun Suk Jo, Jon Dobson, Alicia El Haj and Mamoun Muhammed

Critical Analysis of Cancer Therapy Using Nanomaterials
Lucienne Juillerat-Jeanneret*

Nanoparticles for Thermotherapy
Andreas Jordan*, Klaus Maier-Hauff, Peter Wust and Manfred Johannsen

Ferromagnetic Filled Carbon Nanotubes as Novel and Potential Containers for Anticancer Treatment Strategies
Ingolf Mönch*, Axel Meye und Albrecht Leonhardt

Lyposomes, Dendrimers and Other Nanoparticles for Targeted Delivery of Anticancer agents - A Comparative Study
Yong Zhang* and Dev K Chatterjee

Colloidal Systems for the Delivery of Anticancer Agents in Breast Cancers and Multiple Myeloma
Sébastien Maillard, Elias Fattal, Véronique Marsaud, Brigitte Sola and Jack-Michel Renoir*


ISBN 978-3-527-31386-0
July 2006, 434pp with 99 figs





Volume 7: Nanomaterials for Cancer Diagnosis

Tentative Contents:

Dendrimers in Cancer Treatment & Diagnosis
S. G. Sampathkumar

Nanoparticles for Optical Imaging of Cancer
S. Santra

Nanogold in Cancer Therapy and Diagnosis
P. Mukherjee

Nanoparticles for Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Tumors
T. Cyrus

Magnetic Resonance Nanoparticle Probes for Cancer Imaging
Jinwoo Cheon

LHRH Conjugated Magnetic Nanoparticles for Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancers
C. Leuschner

Carbon Nanotubes in Cancer Therapy and Diagnosis
Pu-Chen Ke

Nanotubes, Nanowires, Nanocantilevers and Nanorods in Cancer Treatment & Diagnosis
Kiyotaka Shiba

Multifunctional Nanotubes and Nanowires for Cancer Diagnosis and Therapy
Sang Bok Lee

Nanoprobe-Based Affinity Mass Spectrometry for Cancer Marker Protein Profiling
Li-Shing Huang

Nanotechnological Approaches to Cancer Diagnosis: Imaging and Quantification of Pericellular Proteolytic Activity
Thomas Ludwi

ISBN 978-3-527-31387-7
November 2006, 448pp with 148 figs



Volume 8: Nanomaterials for Biosensors

Tentative Contents:

Biosensing Using Carbon Nanotube Field Effect Transistors
Padmakar D. Kichambare and Alexander Star*

Carbon Nanotube-based Sensors
Jian-Shan Ye and Fwu-Shan Sheu*

Nanotubes, Nanowires, Nanorods and Nanocantilevers in Biosensor Development
Jun Wang, Guodong Liu, and Yuehe Lin*

Fullerene-based Electrochemical Detection Methods for Biosensing
Nikos Chaniotakis*

Optical Biosensing Based on Metal and Semiconductor Colloidal Nanocrystals
Roberto Camparelli, Maria Lucia Curri*, Pantaleo Davide Cozzolli, and Marinella Striccoli

Quantum Dot-based Nanobiohybrids for Fluorescent Detection of Molecular and Cellular Biological Targets
Zhivko Zhelev, Rumiana Bakalova*, Hideki Ohba*, and Yoshinobu Baba

Detection of Biological Materials by Gold Nanobiosensor-based Electrochemical Method
Juan Jiang, Manju Basu, Sara Seggerson, Albert Miller, Michael Pugia, and Subhash Basu*

Dendrimer-based Electrochemical Detection Methods
Hak-Sung Kim* and Hyun C. Yoon

Coordination Biosensors: Integrated Systems for Ultrasensitive Detection of Biomarkers
Joanne I. Yeh*

Protein-based Biosensors Using Nanomaterials
Genxi Li*

Biomimetic Nanosensors
Raz Jelinek* and Sofiya Kolusheva

Reagentless Biosensors Based on Nanoparticles
David E. Benson*

Pico/Nanoliter Chamber Array Chips for Single-cell, DNA and Protein Analyses
Shohei Yamamura, Sathuluri Ramachandra Rao, and Eiichi Tamiya

ISBN 978-3-527-31388-4
December 2006, 430pp with 163 figs



Volume 9: Tissue, Cell and Organ Engineering

Contents:

Nanotechnologies and Tissue Engineering - The Scaffold Bades Approach
Lakshmi S. Nair, Subhabrata Bhattacharyya, and Cato T. Laurencin*

Polymeric Nanofiber for Tissue Engineering
Seow Hoon Saw*, Karen Wang, Thomas Yong, and Seeram Ramakrishna

Electrospinning Technology for Nanofibrous Scaffolds in Tissue Engineering
Wan-Ju Li, Rabie M. Shanti, and Rocky S. Tuan*

Nano-Fibrous Scaffolds and Their Biological Effects
Laura A. Smith, Jonathan A. Beck, and Peter X. Ma*

Nanophase Biomaterials For Tissue Engineering
Ramalingam Murugan and Seeram Ramakrishna*

Orthopedic Tissue Engineering Using Nanomaterials
Michiko Sato and Thomas J. Webster*

Hydroxyapatite Nanocrystals as Bone Tissue Substitute
Norberto Roveri and Barbara Palazzo

Magnetic Nanoparticles for Tissue Engineering
Akira Ito and Hiroyuki Honda*

Applications and Implications of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes in Tissue Engineering
Peter S. McFetridge and Matthias U. Nollert

Nanoparticles for Cell Engineering - A Radical Concept
Beverly A. Rzigalinski*, Igor Danelisen, Elizabeth T. Strawn, Courtney A. Cohen, and Chengya Liang

Nanoparticles and Nanowires for Cellular Engineering
Jessica O. Winter

Nanoengineering of Biomaterial Surfaces
Ashwath Jayagopal and V. Prasad Shastri

ISBN 978-3-527-31389-1
September 2006, 540pp with 176 figs



Volume 10: Nanomaterials for Medical Diagnosis and Therapy

Contents:

Nanotechnologies for Diagnosis - Present & Future
Gareth Hughes*

The Superparamagnetic Iron Oxides Nanoparticles for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Applications
Jean-Marc Idée*, Marc Port, Isabelle Raynal, Michel Schaefer, Bruno Bonnemain, Philippe Prigent, Philippe Robert, Caroline Robic, and Claire Corot

Carbon Nanotube Based Vectors for Diagnosis and Drug Delivery
Alberto Bianco*, Wei Wu, Giorgia Pastorin, Cédric Klumpp, Lara Lacerda, Charalambos D. Partidos, Kostas Kostarelos, and Maurizio Prato

Formation of Core/Shell Nanoparticls for Drug Delivery and Molecular Imaging
Sung Kyun Han, Ree Sun Kim, Jin Ho Lee, Giyoong Tae, Sun Hang Cho, and Soon Hong Yuk*

Nanotechnologies for Targeted Delivery
Pavel Brož* and Patrick Hunziker

Nanoporous and Nanosize Materials for DDS
Yoshinobu Fukumori, Kanji Takada*, and Hirofumi Takeuchi

NanoeggTM Technology for Drug Delivery
Yoko Yamaguchi and Rie Igarashi

Polymeric Nanomaterials - Synthesis, Functionalization and Applications in Diagnosis and Therapy
Jutta Rieger, Christine Jérôme, Robert Jérôme, and Rachel Auzéliy-Velty*

Polymeric Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery
Paraskevi Kallinteri and Martin C. Garnett*

Solid Lipid and Polymeric Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery
José Luis Pedraz*, Gorka Orive, Manoli Igartua, Alicia R. Gascón, Rosa Maria Hernández, Maria Angeles Solinis, and Amaia Esquisabel

Intelligent Hydrogels in Nanoscale Sensing and Drug Delivery Applications
J. Zach Hilt

Nanocapsules for Drug Delivery
Melgardt M. de Villiers* and Yuri Lvov

Bionanoparticles and their Biomedical Applications
L. Andrew Lee, Hannah N. Barnhill, and Wang Qian*

Nanotechnologies for Gene Therapy
Hironori Nakagami*, Yasuhiko Tabata, and Yasufumi Kaneda

Nanotoxicology of Synthetic Gene-Transfer Vectors: Poly(ethylenimine)- and Polyfectin-mediated Membrane Damage and Apoptosis in Human Cell Lines
Seyed M. Moghimi*

Nanoparticles for the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease: Theoretical Rationale, Present Status and Future Perspectives
Gang Liu* and Ping Men

ISBN 978-3-527-31390-7
January 2007, 757pp with 171 figs