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Bio-nanotechnology is the key functional technology of the 21st century. It is a fusion of biology and nanotechnology based on the principles and chemical pathways of living organisms, and refers to the functional applications of biomolecules in nanotechnology. It encompasses the study, creation, and illumination of the connections between structural molecular biology, nutrition and nanotechnology, since the development of techniques of nanotechnology might be guided by studying the structure and function of the natural nano-molecules found in living cells. Biology offers a window into the most sophisticated collection of functional nanostructures that exists.This book is a comprehensive review of the state of the art in bio-nanotechnology with an emphasis on the diverse applications in food and nutrition sciences, biomedicine, agriculture and other fields. It describes in detail the currently available methods and contains numerous references to the primary literature, making this the perfect “field guide” for scientists who want to explore the fascinating world of bio-nanotechnology. Safety issues regarding these new technologies are examined in detail.The book is divided into nine sections – an introductory section, plus:Nanotechnology in nutrition and medicineNanotechnology, health and food technology applicationsNanotechnology and other versatile applicationsNanomaterial manufacturingApplications of microscopy and magnetic resonance in nanotechnologyApplications in enhancing bioavailability and controlling pathogensSafety, toxicology and regulatory aspectsFuture directions of bio-nanotechnologyThe book will be of interest to a diverse range of readers in industry, research and academia, including biologists, biochemists, food scientists, nutritionists and health professionals.Content: Chapter 1 Biomedical Applications of Nanomaterials: An Overview (pages 1–32): Sunil K. Singh, Paresh P. Kulkarni and Debabrata DashChapter 2 The Challenge of Nanotechnology?Derived Food: Addressing the Concerns of the Public (pages 33–46): Tomiko YamaguchiChapter 3 Nanotechnology and Public Health: Contributions, Promises, and Premises (pages 47–65): Masami Matsuda, Ayako Goto, Toshio Ogino and Yoshiaki TanakaChapter 4 Functional Nanomaterials for Biomedical Research: Focus on Bio?Functionalization, Biosynthesis, and Biomedical Applications (pages 67–96): Murugan Veerapandian, Sathya Sadhasivam, Ramesh Subbiah and Kyusik YunChapter 5 An Overview of Nanoparticle?Assisted Polymerase Chain Reaction Technology (pages 97–106): Cenchao Shen and Zhizhou ZhangChapter 6 A Revolution in Nanomedicines (pages 107–123): Iulian Bobe, Mitsunori Harada and Ichiro NakatomiChapter 7 Nanotechnology for Regenerative Medicine (pages 124–140): Yoshikazu Kumashiro, Masayuki Yamato and Teruo OkanoChapter 8 Novel Technologies for the Production of Functional Foods (pages 141–162): Jack Appiah Ofori and Yun?Hwa PeggyChapter 9 Nanomedicine: The Revolution of the Big Future with Tiny Medicine (pages 163–178): Danny D. MeetooChapter 10 Application of a?Cyclodextrin in Nanomedicinal Foods and Cosmetics (pages 179–211): Yukiko Uekaji, Ayako Jo, Akihito Urano and Keiji TeraoChapter 11 Polymer?Based Nanocomposites for Food Packaging Applications (pages 212–226): Maurizio Avella, Roberto Avolio, Emilia Di Pace, Maria Emanuela Errico, Gennaro Gentile and Maria Grazia VolpeChapter 12 Ultrasound?Mediated Delivery Systems: Using Nano/Microbubbles or Bubble Liposomes (pages 227–245): Kazuo Maruyama, Ryo Suzuki, Yusuke Oda, Yoko Endo?Takahashi and Yoichi NegishiChapter 13 Nanoprobes and Quantum Dots: Employing Nanotechnology to Watch Biology (pages 246–251): Shampa ChatterjeeChapter 14 Enhanced Optical Biosensors Based on Nanoplasmonics (pages 252–269): Kyujung Kim, Youngjin Oh and Donghyun KimChapter 15 Nano?Biosensors for Mimicking Gustatory and Olfactory Senses (pages 270–291): Kiyoshi Toko, Takeshi Onodera and Yusuke TaharaChapter 16 Nanoparticles Inducing Simultaneous Bioreaction in Living Organisms: Critical Sizes for Transition of Biointeractive Behavior (pages 292–303): Fumio WatariChapter 17 Analysis of Immunological Reactions to Nanoscale Foods: Possible Occurrence of Allergic Reaction to Nanoscale Food Particles (pages 304–310): Eisuke F. Sato, Maki Hashimoto and Masayasu InoueChapter 18 An Overview of Green Nanotechnology (pages 311–354): Kelvii Wei GuoChapter 19 Characterization of Biopolymer and Chitosan?Based Nanocomposites with Antimicrobial Activity (pages 355–382): Jong?Whan RhimChapter 20 Nanotechnology and its Use in Agriculture (pages 383–398): Alejandro Perez?de?Luque and M. Carmen HermosinChapter 21 Applications of Polymeric Nanoparticles with Steroids: A Review (pages 399–405): Megumu HigakiChapter 22 Nanocomposites for Food Packaging: An Overview (pages 406–413): Tie LanChapter 23 Nanotechnology in Cosmetic Products (pages 414–423): Howard A. Epstein and Alexander KielbassaChapter 24 Potential Medical Applications of Fullerenes: An Overview (pages 424–441): Seema Thakral and Naveen Kumar ThakralChapter 25 Biomedical Applications of Carbon?Based Nanomaterials (pages 443–463): Sunil K. Singh, Paresh P. Kulkarni and Debabrata DashChapter 26 Carbon Nanotubes and their Application to Nanotechnology (pages 464–475): Wojtek Tutak, Sara Reynaud and Rajen B. PatelChapter 27 Characterization of Cyclodextrin Nanoparticles as Emulsifi ers (pages 476–486): Hiroyoshi Moriyama, Yoshihiro Saito and Debasis BagchiChapter 28 Application of Poly(??Glutamic Acid)?Based Nanoparticles as Antigen Delivery Carriers in Cancer Immunotherapy (pages 487–505): Kazuhiko Matsuo, Naoki Okada and Shinsaku NakagawaChapter 29 Basic Characterization of Nanobubbles and their Potential Applications (pages 506–516): Seiichi Oshita and Tsutomu UchidaChapter 30 Formulation and Characterization of Nanodispersions Composed of Dietary Materials for the Delivery of Bioactive Substances (pages 517–530): Takashi Kuroiwa, Jun Watanabe and Sosaku IchikawaChapter 31 Production of Nanoscale Foods Using High?Pressure Emulsifi cation Technology (pages 531–541): Kazuyuki TakagiChapter 32 Production of Monodisperse Fine Dispersions by Microchannel/Nanochannel Emulsifi cation (pages 542–556): Isao Kobayashi, Marcos A. Neves, Sosaku Ichikawa and Takashi KuroiwaChapter 33 Applications of Atomic Force Microscopy in Food Nanotechnology (pages 557–572): Hiroshi Muramatsu, Jun'ichi Wakayama, Kazumi Tsukamoto and Shigeru SugiyamaChapter 34 Applications of NMR to Biomolecular Systems of Interactions: An Overview (pages 573–591): Shinya Hanashima and Yoshiki YamaguchiChapter 35 Bioavailability and Delivery of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods Using Nanotechnology (pages 593–604): Hailong Yu and Qingrong HuangChapter 36 Encapsulation of Bioactive Compounds in Micron/Submicron?Sized Dispersions Using Microchannel Emulsifi cation or High?Pressure Homogenization (pages 605–618): Marcos A. Neves, Isao Kobayashi, Henelyta S. Ribeiro and Katerina B. FujiuChapter 37 Nanometric?Size Delivery Systems for Bioactive Compounds for the Nutraceutical and Food Industries (pages 619–666): Francesco Donsi, Mariarenata Sessa and Giovanna FerrariChapter 38 Nanoemulsion Technology for Delivery of Nutraceuticals and Functional?Food Ingredients (pages 667–696): Luz Sanguansri, Christine M. Oliver and Fernando Leal?CalderonChapter 39 Nanotechnology and Nonpolar Active Compounds in Functional Foods: An Application Note (pages 697–703): Philip J. BromleyChapter 40 How Standards Inform the Regulation of Bio?nanotechnology (pages 705–719): Martha E. MarrapeseChapter 41 FDA and Nanotech: Baby Steps Lead to Regulatory Uncertainty (pages 720–732): Raj BawaChapter 42 Toxicity and Environmental Risks of Nanomaterials: An Update (pages 733–748): Paresh C. Ray, Anant Kumar Singh, Dulal Senapati, Zhen Fan and Hongtao YuChapter 43 Nanoparticle–Lung Interactions and Their Potential Consequences for Human Health (pages 749–775): Craig A. Poland and Martin J. D. CliftChapter 44 Bio?Nanotechnology: A Journey Back to the Future (pages 777–782): Debasis Bagchi, Manashi Bagchi, Hiroyoshi Moriyama and Fereidoon Shahidi
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