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Nanoparticles in Analytical and Medical Devices

  • Book

  • September 2020
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
  • ID: 4991107

Nanoparticles in Analytical and Medical Devices presents the latest information on the use of nanoparticles for a diverse range of analytical and medical applications. Covers basic principles, proper use of nanoparticles in analytical and medical applications, and recent progress in the field. This comprehensive reference helps readers grasp the full potential of nanoparticles in their analytical research or medical practice. Chapters on cutting-edge topics bring readers up to date on the latest research and usage of nanoparticles, and a chapter on commercially available devices that utilize nanoparticles guides readers in overcoming issues with marketing biodevices.

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Table of Contents

1. An introduction to nanoparticle and analytical devices2. Nanoparticle synthetic methods and their advantages3. Nanoparticle production by/from natural resources4. Characterization of synthesized nanoparticles5. Surface chemical functionalization on nanoparticles for biomolecular immobilization6. Generation of nanoparticle-assisted composites7. Nanoparticles in solution-based analytical assay8. Nanoparticles in Electrochemical Analytical analysis9. Nanoparticles in Impedance analytical studies10. Nanoparticles in medical imaging11. Nanoparticle-mediated diagnosis of clinical biomarkers12. Nanoparticle application on the drug delivery process13. High-performance devices with nanoparticle utilization14. Diagnosing metabolic diseases by nanoparticle immobilization15. Antibody-nanoparticle mediated medical diagnosis16. Aptamer-nanoparticle mediated medical diagnosis


Fang Gang Guangxi University of Chinese Medicine, China. Dr. Fang Gang earned his PhD. from the Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China (2016). Dr. Fang's main expertise is Chinese medicine, as well as traditional medicine effect on prostate cancer. His research works are published in refereed scientific journals and he has hosted 3 scientific research projects, one from National Natural Science Foundation of China and two from provincial and ministerial foundation levels. He also was elected a board member of "Guangxi ten, hundred, and thousand talents projects� as the second-level candidate. He published 1 textbook as an associate editor and 2 textbooks as editorial board member (all belong to "Eleventh Five-Year National Planned Textbooks�). Dr. Fang's current research focuses on Zhuang medical research and R&D of Zhuang drugs (medicine of Chinese minorities); Studies in higher education of TCM and Zhuang medicine; Research of pharmacology of Chinese materia medica; Study of health care and preservation with Chinese-Western integrated medicine.