Protein Nanotechnology

Protocols, Instrumentation, and Applications

  • Tuan Vo-Dinh

Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology™ book series (MIMB, volume 300)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Tuan Vo-Dinh
    Pages 1-13
  3. Esther H. Lan, Bruce Dunn, Jeffrey I. Zink
    Pages 53-79
  4. Bernhard Schuster, Erica Györvary, Dietmar Pum, Uwe B. Sleytr
    Pages 101-123
  5. Anna Mitraki, Mark J. van Raaij
    Pages 125-140
  6. Monique Cosman, Viswanathan V. Krishnan, Rod Balhorn
    Pages 141-163
  7. Jun Li, Hou Tee Ng, Hua Chen
    Pages 191-223
  8. J. Justin Gooding, Joe G. Shapter
    Pages 225-241
  9. Alexandra Molinelli, Markus Janotta, Boris Mizaikoff
    Pages 243-254
  10. Tuan Vo-Dinh, Fei Yan, David L. Stokes
    Pages 255-283
  11. Jarrod Clark, Taras Shevchuk, Piotr M. Swiderski, Rajesh Dabur, Laura E. Crocitto, Yaroslav I. Buryanov et al.
    Pages 325-348
  12. Wilfrid Boireau, Anthony C. Duncan, Denis Pompon
    Pages 349-368
  13. Eiichi Tamiya, Zheng-liang Zhi, Yasutaka Morita, Quamrul Hasan
    Pages 369-381
  14. Angelika Kueng, Christine Kranz, Alois Lugstein, Emmerich Bertagnolli, Boris Mizaikoff
    Pages 403-415
  15. Nigil Satish Jeyashekar, Ajit Sadana, Tuan Vo-Dinh
    Pages 417-435

About this book

Introduction

Rapidly emerging at the intersection of nanotechnology, materials science, and molecular biology, the field of nanobiotechnology promises to elucidate many life processes at the molecular-level previously invisible to human inquiry, and thereby dramatically to transform diagnostics, therapy, and drug discovery in this postgenomic world. In Protein Nanotechnology: Protocols, Instrumentation, and Applications, leading experts in nanobiotechnology comprehensively review the most recent advances in instrumentation and methodology, as well as their applications in genomics and proteomics. The authors provide a wide variety of techniques and methods for dealing with protein functions and structures at the nanoscale level, including nanostructured systems, nanomaterials, carbon nanotubes and nanowires, optical nanosensors, and nanoelectrodes. Among the highlights are techniques for the in vivo tracking of biochemical processes using fluorescent molecular probes and nanosensors, and the exploration of biochemical processes and submicroscopic structures of living cells at unprecedented resolutions using near-field optics. Also discussed is the development of nanocarrier methodology for the targeted delivery of drugs whose shells are conjugated with antibodies for targeting specific antigens. The protocols follow the successful Methods in Molecular Biology™ series format, each offering step-by-step laboratory instructions, an introduction outlining the principle behind the technique, lists of the necessary equipment and reagents, and tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls.
Comprehensive and authoritative, Protein Nanotechnology: Protocols, Instrumentation, and Applications provides investigators a wide variety of readily reproducible techniques and methods for exploring both protein functions and structures at the nanoscale level and their powerful new biological and medical applications.

Keywords

Proteomics biosensing carbon nanotubes drug delivery enzymes

Editors and affiliations

  • Tuan Vo-Dinh
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Advanced Biomedical PhotonicsOak Ridge National LaboratoryOak Ridge

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1385/1592598587
  • Copyright Information Humana Press 2005
  • Publisher Name Humana Press
  • eBook Packages Springer Protocols
  • Print ISBN 978-1-58829-310-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-59259-858-8
  • Series Print ISSN 1064-3745
  • Series Online ISSN 1940-6029
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