Chapter 14. Nanotechnology in Biological Agent Decontamination

  1. Dr. Challa S. S. R. Kumar3,
  2. Prof. Dr. Josef Hormes3 and
  3. Prof. Dr. Carola Leuschner4
  1. Peter K. Stoimenov and
  2. Kenneth J. Klabunde

Published Online: 12 APR 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527603476.ch14

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

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

How to Cite

Stoimenov, P. K. and Klabunde, K. J. (2005) Nanotechnology in Biological Agent Decontamination, 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.ch14

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. Department of Chemistry, Kansas State University, 111 Willard Hall, Manhattan, KS 66505, USA

  1. University of California at Santa Barbara, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, 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;
  • nanotechnology in biological agent decontamination;
  • chemical decontamination;
  • nanomaterials for decontamination;
  • magnesium oxide;
  • titanium dioxide

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Standard Methods for Chemical Decontamination of Biological Agents

  • Nanomaterials for Decontamination

  • Magnesium Oxide

  • Mechanism of Action

  • Titanium Dioxide

  • Summary