Nanostructures for Antimicrobial Therapy

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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 29 May 2017
  • ISBN : 9780323461511
  • Page : 722 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Nanostructures for Antimicrobial Therapy discusses the pros and cons of the use of nanostructured materials in the prevention and eradication of infections, highlighting the efficient microbicidal effect of nanoparticles against antibiotic-resistant pathogens and biofilms. Conventional antibiotics are becoming ineffective towards microorganisms due to their widespread and often inappropriate use. As a result, the development of antibiotic resistance in microorganisms is increasingly being reported. New approaches are needed to confront the rising issues related to infectious diseases. The merging of biomaterials, such as chitosan, carrageenan, gelatin, poly (lactic-co-glycolic acid) with nanotechnology provides a promising platform for antimicrobial therapy as it provides a controlled way to target cells and induce the desired response without the adverse effects common to many traditional treatments. Nanoparticles represent one of the most promising therapeutic treatments to the problem caused by infectious micro-organisms resistant to traditional therapies. This volume discusses this promise in detail, and also discusses what challenges the greater use of nanoparticles might pose to medical professionals. The unique physiochemical properties of nanoparticles, combined with their growth inhibitory capacity against microbes has led to the upsurge in the research on nanoparticles as antimicrobials. The importance of bactericidal nanobiomaterials study will likely increase as development of resistant strains of bacteria against most potent antibiotics continues. Shows how nanoantibiotics can be used to more effectively treat disease Discusses the advantages and issues of a variety of different nanoantibiotics, enabling medics to select which best meets their needs Provides a cogent summary of recent developments in this field, allowing readers to quickly familiarize themselves with this topic area

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Nanostructures for Antimicrobial Therapy

Nanostructures for Antimicrobial Therapy
  • Author : Anton Ficai,Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2017-05-29
  • ISBN : 9780323461511
GET THIS BOOKNanostructures for Antimicrobial Therapy

Nanostructures for Antimicrobial Therapy discusses the pros and cons of the use of nanostructured materials in the prevention and eradication of infections, highlighting the efficient microbicidal effect of nanoparticles against antibiotic-resistant pathogens and biofilms. Conventional antibiotics are becoming ineffective towards microorganisms due to their widespread and often inappropriate use. As a result, the development of antibiotic resistance in microorganisms is increasingly being reported. New approaches are needed to confront the rising issues related to infectious diseases. The merging of biomaterials,

Antimicrobial Nanoarchitectonics

Antimicrobial Nanoarchitectonics
  • Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2017-06-22
  • ISBN : 9780323527347
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Antimicrobial Nanoarchitectonics: From Synthesis to Applications brings together recent research in antimicrobial nanoparticles, specifically in the sustained and controlled delivery of antimicrobials. Particular attention is given to i) reducing the side effects of antibiotics, ii) increasing the pharmacological effect, and iii) improving aqueous solubility and chemical stability of different antimicrobials. In addition, antimicrobial nanoparticles in drug delivery are discussed extensively. The book also evaluates the pros and cons of using nanostructured biomaterials in the prevention and eradication of infections. It

Nanostructures for Antimicrobial and Antibiofilm Applications

Nanostructures for Antimicrobial and Antibiofilm Applications
  • Author : Ram Prasad,Busi Siddhardha,Madhu Dyavaiah
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2021-05-13
  • ISBN : 3030403394
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In the pursuit of technological advancement in the field of biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries to counteract health issues, bacterial infections remain a major cause of morbidity and mortality. The ability of bacterial pathogens to form biofilms further agglomerates the situation by showing resistance to conventional antibiotics. To overcome this serious issue, bioactive metabolites and other natural products were exploited to combat bacterial infections and biofilm-related health consequences. Natural products exhibited promising results in vitro, however; their efficacy in in vivo

Nanotechnology in Diagnosis, Treatment and Prophylaxis of Infectious Diseases

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  • Author : Mahendra Rai,Kateryna Kon
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2015-05-23
  • ISBN : 9780128014714
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Nanotechnology in Diagnosis, Treatment and Prophylaxis of Infectious Diseases delivers comprehensive coverage of the application of nanotechnology to pressing problems in infectious disease. This text equips readers with cutting-edge knowledge of promising developments and future prospects in nanotechnology, paying special attention to microbes that are now resistant to conventional antibiotics, a concerning problem in modern medicine. Readers will find a thorough discussion of this new approach to infectious disease treatment, including the reasons nanotechnology presents a promising avenue for the

Antibacterial Agents

Antibacterial Agents
  • Author : Ranjith Kumavath
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2017-05-31
  • ISBN : 9789535131991
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New drugs are frequently entering into the market along with the existing drugs. The antibacterial agents can be discussed in five major classes, i.e. classification based on the type of action, source, spectrum of activity, chemical structure and function. Resistance of bacteria to antibiotics is an urgent problem of the humanity, which leads us to the lack of therapy for serious bacterial infections. Development of new antibiotics has almost ceased in the last decades - even when a new

Nanostructures for Antimicrobial and Antibiofilm Applications

Nanostructures for Antimicrobial and Antibiofilm Applications
  • Author : Ram Prasad,Busi Siddhardha,Madhu Dyavaiah
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-05-12
  • ISBN : 9783030403379
GET THIS BOOKNanostructures for Antimicrobial and Antibiofilm Applications

In the pursuit of technological advancement in the field of biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries to counteract health issues, bacterial infections remain a major cause of morbidity and mortality. The ability of bacterial pathogens to form biofilms further agglomerates the situation by showing resistance to conventional antibiotics. To overcome this serious issue, bioactive metabolites and other natural products were exploited to combat bacterial infections and biofilm-related health consequences. Natural products exhibited promising results in vitro, however; their efficacy in in vivo

Nanostructures for Cancer Therapy

Nanostructures for Cancer Therapy
  • Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu,Anton Ficai
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2017-04-11
  • ISBN : 9780323461504
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Nanostructures for Cancer Therapy discusses the available preclinical and clinical nanoparticle technology platforms and their impact on cancer therapy, including current trends and developments in the use of nanostructured materials in chemotherapy and chemotherapeutics. In particular, coverage is given to the applications of gold nanoparticles and quantum dots in cancer therapies. In addition to the multifunctional nanomaterials involved in the treatment of cancer, other topics covered include nanocomposites that can target tumoral cells and the release of antitumoral therapeutic agents.

Nanoparticles in Pharmacotherapy

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  • Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2019-04-24
  • ISBN : 9780128165041
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Nanoparticles in Pharmacotherapy explores the most recent findings on how nanoparticles are used in pharmacotherapy, starting with their synthesis, characterization and current or potential uses. This book is a valuable resource of recent scientific progress that includes the most cutting-edge applications of nanoparticles in pharmacotherapy. It is ideal for researchers, medical doctors and those in academia.

Nanoscale Processing

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  • Author : Sabu Thomas,Preetha Balakrishnan
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-10-22
  • ISBN : 9780128205709
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Nanoscale Processing outlines recent advances in processing techniques for a range of nanomaterial types. New developments in the processing of nanostructured materials are being applied in diverse fields. This book offers in-depth information and analysis of a range of processing techniques for nanostructures, and also covers nanocharacterization aspects thoroughly. Topics covered include zero dimensional nanostructures, nanostructured biomaterials, carbon-based nanostructures, polymeric and liposomal nanostructures, and quantum dots. This book is an important resource for materials scientists and engineers looking to learn

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  • Author : Mu. Naushad,Saravanan Rajendran,Francisco Gracia
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-03-14
  • ISBN : 9783030044770
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This book provides a wide-range exploration on the ongoing research and developmental events in environmental nanotechnology. Emerging nanomaterials and its technology have been known to offer unique advantages and are continually showing promising potential attracting continuous global attention. This work thus discusses experimental studies of various nanomaterials along with their design and applications and with specific attention to chemical reactions and their challenges for catalytic systems. It will make a noteworthy appeal to scientists and researchers working in the field

Nanostructures for Novel Therapy

Nanostructures for Novel Therapy
  • Author : Denisa Ficai,Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2017-02-25
  • ISBN : 9780323461481
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Nanostructures for Novel Therapy: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications focuses on the fabrication and characterization of therapeutic nanostructures, in particular, synthesis, design, and in vitro and in vivo therapeutic evaluation. The chapters provide a cogent overview of recent therapeutic applications of nanostructured materials that includes applications of nanostructured materials for wound healing in plastic surgery and stem cell therapy. The book explores the promise for more effective therapy through the use of nanostructured materials, while also assessing the challenges their use

Nanobiomaterials in Antimicrobial Therapy

Nanobiomaterials in Antimicrobial Therapy
  • Author : Alexandru Grumezescu
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2016-03-08
  • ISBN : 9780323428873
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Nanobiomaterials in Antimicrobial Therapy presents novel antimicrobial approaches that enable nanotechnology to be used effectively in the treatment of infections. This field has gained a large amount of interest over the last decade, in response to the high resistance of pathogens to antibiotics. Leading researchers from around the world discuss the synthesis routes of nanobiomaterials, characterization, and their applications as antimicrobial agents. The books covers various aspects: mechanisms of toxicity for inorganic nanoparticles against bacteria; the development of excellent carriers

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  • Author : Kamel A. Abd-Elsalam
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2022-01-13
  • ISBN : 9780128241943
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  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2017-05-17
  • ISBN : 9789535131557
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Photomedicine is one of the most inspiring and interdisciplinary fields in medicine that involves the research and application of photobiology with respect to health and disease. Photomedicine has contributed to the clinical practice of a variety of medical fields, including dermatology, surgery, radiology, diagnostics, cardiology, and anticancer therapy. Furthermore, expansion of its scope and contribution can be expected. This book covers a wide range of aspects and issues related to photomedicine, which brings together researchers from many countries. These include

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  • Author : Kai Seng Koh,Voon Loong Wong
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2019-09-11
  • ISBN : 9781789841756
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Fluidics, an increasingly examined topic in nanoscience and nanotechnology is often discussed with regard to the handling of fluid flow, material processing, and material synthesis in innovative devices ranging from the macroscale to the nanoscale. Nanoemulsions - Properties, Fabrications and Applications reviews key concepts in nanoscale fluid mechanics, its corresponding properties, as well as the latest trends in nanofluidics applications. With attention to the fundamentals as well as advanced applications of fluidics, this book imparts a solid knowledge base and