Item description for Biological and Pharmaceutical Nanomaterials (Nanotechnologies for the Life Sciences) by Challa S. S. R. Kumar...
This first comprehensive yet concise overview of all important classes of biological and pharmaceutical nanomaterials presents in one volume the different kinds of natural biological compounds that form nanomaterials or that may be used to purposefully create them. This unique single source of information brings together the many articles published in specialized journals, which often remain unseen by members of other, related disciplines. Covering pharmaceutical, nucleic acid, peptide and DNA-Chitosan nanoparticles, the book focuses on those innovative materials and technologies needed for the continued growth of medicine, healthcare, pharmaceuticals and human wellness. For chemists, biochemists, cell biologists, materials scientists, biologists, and those working in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.6" Width: 6.8" Height: 1" Weight: 2 lbs.
Release Date Apr 21, 2006
ISBN 3527313826 ISBN13 9783527313822
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More About Challa S. S. R. Kumar
Challa Kumar is currently the Group Leader of Nanofabrication at the Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices (CAMD), Baton Rouge, USA. His research interests are in developing novel synthetic methods for functional nanomaterials and innovative therapeutic, diagnostic and sensory tools based on nanotechnology. He has eight years of industrial R&D experience working for Imperial Chemical Industries and United Breweries prior to joining CAMD. He is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the "Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology," an international peer reviewed journal published by American Scientific Publishers, and the series editor for the ten-volume book series "Nanotechnologies for the Life Sciences (NtLS)" published by Wiley-VCH. He worked at the Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry in Munich, Germany, as a post doctoral fellow and at the Max Planck Institute for Carbon Research in Mulheim, Germany, as an invited scientist. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in synthetic organic chemistry from Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Prashanti Nilayam, India.
Challa S. S. R. Kumar has an academic affiliation as follows - Center for Advanced Microstructures & Devices, Louisiana State Univers.