By Victor A. Karachevtsev
Nanobiophysics is a brand new department of technological know-how that operates on the interface of physics, biology, chemistry, fabric technological know-how, nanotechnology, and medication. This ebook is the 1st one dedicated to nanobiophysics and introduces this box with a spotlight on a few chosen subject matters regarding the physics of biomolecular nanosystems, together with nucleosomal DNA and version lipid membranes, nanobiohybrids regarding DNA/RNA and single-walled carbon nanotubes, biomolecules deposited on nanoparticles, and nanostructured surfaces. It describes targeted experimental actual tools which are used to check nanosized biostructures. It outlines the utilized features of nanobiophysics, contemplating the kingdom of paintings within the fabrication of 2 sorts of sensors: fuel sensors, with a spotlight on breath fuel detection, and nanophotonic sensors, with a spotlight on polycyclic fragrant hydrocarbon detection in water samples. It additionally covers the advance of nanoscale scaffolds for supply of healing nucleic acids to cells, that is a tremendous instance of the potential program of nanobiophysics researches in nanomedicine.
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Nanobiophysics : fundamentals and applications by Victor A. Karachevtsev