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Magnetic Nanomaterials

Kumar, Challa S. S. R. (Editor)

Nanomaterials for the Life Sciences (Series Nr. 4)

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1. Edition August 2009
XXIV, 648 Pages, Hardcover
170 Pictures (20 Colored Figures)
15 tables
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ISBN: 978-3-527-32154-4
Wiley-VCH, Weinheim

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'Magnetic Nanomaterials' takes the reader on a tour showing how magnetic nanomaterials are used in the fields of diagnosis and therapy, as well as in tissue engineering and environmental applications.

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Preface

PART I: Biosensing and Diagnosis

NANOMATERIALS-BASED MAGNETIC RELAXATION SWITCH BIOSENSORS
Introduction
Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles
Agglomeration-Based Sensing
T2 Sensitivity of MRSW Particles
Kinetics of Magnetic Relaxation Switch Biosensors
Methods Development
Micro-NMR of Magnetic Relaxation Switch Biosensors
MULTIPLEXED DETECTION WITH MAGNETIC NANOPARTICLES
Introduction
Magnetism and Magnetic Particles
Planar Arrays
Rotating Discs
Diagnostic Devices
Bio-Barcode Assays Based on Magnetic Microspheres
Spectrally Encoded Suspension Arrays of Magnetic Microspheres
Magnetically Encoded Suspension Arrays
Summary and Conclusions
MAGNETOPHORETIC BIOSENSING AND SEPARATION USING MAGNETIC NANOMATERIALS
Introduction
Theory
Magnetophoresis in Microfluidic Devices
Magnetophoretic Biosensing
Magnetophoretic Separation
Concluding Remarks
MAGNETIC NANOMATERIALS AS MRI CONTRAST AGENTS
Introduction
Classification of Magnetic Nanomaterials Used for MRI Applications
Coating and Surface Functionalization of Magnetic Nanoparticles
Properties and Characterization of Magnetic Nanoparticle Suspensions
Application of Magnetic Nanomaterials in MRI
Summary and Future Outlook

PART II: Diagnosis and Therapy

MAGNETIC NANOMATERIALS FOR IN VIVO AND IN VITRO CANCER DIAGNOSTICS
Introduction
Physico-Chemical Properties of Magnetic Nanoparticles
Surface Coating for Improved Biocompatibility and Bioavailability
MRI for In Vivo Diagnostics
MRI for the Monitoring of Treatment
Application of Magnetic Nanoparticles in In Vitro Diagnostics
Detection of Circulating Tumor Cells
Aptamers as an Alternative to Antibodies
Conclusions
MAGNETIC NANOPARTICLES FOR CANCER IMAGING AND THERAPY
Introduction
Synthesis and Surface Modifications of MNPs for Biological Applications
Development of MNPs as Cancer Diagnosis and Imaging Agents
MNPs Applied to Cancer Therapy
Summary
CORE-SHELL MAGNETIC NANOMATERIALS IN MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS AND THERAPY
Introduction
Synthesis
Applications: Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Applications: Hyperthermia and Thermal Ablation
Application: Drug Delivery
Summary and Perspectives

PART III: Tissue Engineering

THE USE OF MAGNETIC PARTICLES IN TISSUE ENGINEERING
Introduction
Magnetic Particle Technology Used in Various Tissue Types
Summary and Concluding Remarks

PART IV: Environmental Applications

MAGNETIC NANOMATERIALS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL APPLICATIONS
Introduction
Synthesis and Functionalization of Magnetic Nanoparticles
Magnetic Nanoparticles for the Separation and Detection of Analytes
Summary and Future Perspective

PART V: Biofunctionalization and Characterization

MAGNETIC CORE-POLYMER SHELL NANOPARTICLES: SYNTHESIS AND BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS
Introduction
Synthesis of Magnetic Nanoparticles
Magnetic Nanoparticles with Polymeric Shell
Encapsulation of Magnetic Nanoparticles in a Polymeric Matrix
Future Perspectives
MAGNETOSOMES: BACTERIAL BIOSYNTHESIS OF MAGNETIC NANOPARTICLES AND POTENTIAL BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS
Introduction
Magnetic Nanoparticles for Medical Applications
What Is Biomineralization? Biogenic Inorganic Materials
Magnetosomes: Biomineraliization in Magnetic Bacteria
Progress and Applications of Novel Biomedical Magnetosome Materials
The Future for Biomedical Magnetosomes
APPROACHES TO SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF SPHERICAL AND ANISOMETRIC METALX OXIDE MAGNETIC NANOMATERIALS
Introduction
Magnetism in Nanostructured Metal Oxides
Synthesis Methods for Spherical and Anisometric Iron Oxide Nanomaterials
Correlations between Synthesis and Magnetic Behavior in Iron Oxide Nanomaterials
Conclusions and Perspectives
APPROACHES TO THE SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF SPHERICAL AND ANISOTROPIC MAGNETIC ALLOY NANOMATERIALS
Introduction
Magnetic Noble Metal Alloy Nanoparticles
Magnetic Early Transition Metal Alloy Nanoparticles
Summary and Future Perspectives
APPROACHES TO THE BIOFUNCTIONALIZATION OF SPHERICAL AND ANISOTROPIC IRON OXIDE NANOMATERIALS
Introduction
Magnetic Nanoparticle Synthesis
Nanoparticle Functionalization
Conclusions
CHARACTERIZATION OF MAGNETIC NANOPARTICLES USING MAGNETIC FORCE MICROSCOPY
Introduction
Develoment of MFM
Comparison of MFM to Other Techniques
Physical Principles of MFM
Noise in MFM
MFM Cantilevers and Probes
Probe Calibration
Resolution in MFM
MFM for Magnetic Nanoparticles
The Application of MFM in the Life Sciences
Limitations in MFM
Recent Developments in MFM
Summary and Future Perspectives
COBALT NANOMATERIALS: SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION
Introduction
The Characterization of Co Nanoparticles
Synthesos of Cobalt-Based Nanoparticles
Magnetic Properties of Co Nanoparticles
Summary and Outlook
Challa Kumar is currently the Director of Nanofabrication & Nanomaterials at the Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devicees (CAMD), Baton Rouge, USA. He is also the President and CEO of Magnano Technologies, a company established to commercialize nanomaterials for applications in life sciences. His research interests are in developing novel synthetic methods, including those based on microfluidic reactors, for multifunctional nanomaterials. He has also been involved in the development of innovative therapeutic & diagnostic tools based on nanotechnology. He has eight years of industrial R&D experience working for Imperial Chemical Industries and United Breweries. He is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, published by American Scientific Publishers and Series editor for the ten-volume book series, Nanotechnologies for the Life Sciences (NtLS), published by Wiley-VCH.

C. S. S. R. Kumar, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA