19. Application of Nanotechnology into Life Science: Benefit or Risk

  1. Kenneth E. Gonsalves4,
  2. Craig R. Halberstadt5,6,
  3. Cato T. Laurencin7,8 and
  4. Lakshmi S. Nair7
  1. Yoon-Sik Lee1,2 and
  2. Myung-Haing Cho2,3

Published Online: 11 APR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470185834.ch19

Biomedical Nanostructures

Biomedical Nanostructures

How to Cite

Lee, Y.-S. and Cho, M.-H. (2007) Application of Nanotechnology into Life Science: Benefit or Risk, in Biomedical Nanostructures (eds K. E. Gonsalves, C. R. Halberstadt, C. T. Laurencin and L. S. Nair), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470185834.ch19

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Polymer Nanotechnology Laboratory, Department of Chemistry and Center for Optoelectronics and Optical Communication, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC, USA

  2. 5

    Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, USA

  3. 6

    Tengion, Inc., Winston Salem, NC, USA

  4. 7

    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia, VA, USA

  5. 8

    Department of Biomedical & Chemical Engineering, University of Virginia, VA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Organic Synthesis Laboratory, School of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Seoul National University, Sillim-dong, Kwanak-gu, Seoul 151-742, Korea

  2. 2

    Korea Nano Systems Institute-National Core Research Center, Seoul National University, Seoul 151-742, Korea

  3. 3

    Laboratory of Toxicology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Seoul National University, Sillim-dong, Kwanak-gu, Seoul 151-742, Korea

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 APR 2007
  2. Published Print: 26 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471925521

Online ISBN: 9780470185834

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Keywords:

  • synthetic gene delivery vectors;
  • nanoparticle drug or gene delivery carriers;
  • nanofibrous scaffolds

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Drug or Gene Delivery

  • Rapid Bioassay

  • Tissue Engineering

  • Potential Safety Issues

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References