Chapter 13. Decorporation of Biohazards Utilizing Nanoscale Magnetic Carrier Systems

  1. Dr. Challa S. S. R. Kumar3,
  2. Prof. Dr. Josef Hormes3 and
  3. Prof. Dr. Carola Leuschner4
  1. Axel J. Rosengart1 and
  2. Michael D. Kaminski2

Published Online: 12 APR 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527603476.ch13

Nanofabrication Towards Biomedical Applications: Techniques, Tools, Applications, and Impact

Nanofabrication Towards Biomedical Applications: Techniques, Tools, Applications, and Impact

How to Cite

Rosengart, A. J. and Kaminski, M. D. (2005) Decorporation of Biohazards Utilizing Nanoscale Magnetic Carrier Systems, in Nanofabrication Towards Biomedical Applications: Techniques, Tools, Applications, and Impact (eds C. S. S. R. Kumar, J. Hormes and C. Leuschner), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527603476.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices, Louisiana State University, 6980 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge, LA 70806, USA

  2. 4

    Reproductive Biotechnology Laboratory, Pennington Biomedical Research Centre, Louisiana State University, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery, The University of Chicago and Pritzker School of Medicine and Neuroscience Critical Care Bioengineering, Argonne National Laboratory, 5841 South Maryland Ave, MC 2030, Chicago, IL, 60637, USA

  2. 2

    Nanoscale Engineering Group, Chemical Engineering Division, Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 South Cass Avenue, Argonne, IL 60439, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 APR 2005
  2. Published Print: 20 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527311156

Online ISBN: 9783527603473

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Keywords:

  • nanotechnology;
  • biomedical applications;
  • decorporation of biohazards;
  • nanoscale magnetic carrier systems;
  • disclaimer;
  • technological need;
  • nanospheres;
  • microspheres

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Disclaimer

  • Introduction

  • Technological Need

  • Technical Basis

    • Difference Between Drug Sequestration and Drug Delivery Using Nanospheres and Microspheres

    • Vascular Survival of Nanospheres

    • Toxicity of Components

    • Magnetic Filtration of Nanospheres from Circulation

  • Technology Specifications

    • Development of Biostabilized, Magnetic Nanospheres

      • Nanosphere Size

      • Surface Properties

      • Biodegradability

      • Surface Receptors

    • Magnetic Filtration of Toxin-Bound Magnetic Nanospheres

  • Technical Progress