4. Bioconjugation of Soft Nanomaterials

  1. Kenneth E. Gonsalves2,
  2. Craig R. Halberstadt3,4,
  3. Cato T. Laurencin5,6 and
  4. Lakshmi S. Nair5
  1. Neetu Singh,
  2. William H. Blackburn and
  3. Andrew Lyon

Published Online: 11 APR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470185834.ch4

Biomedical Nanostructures

Biomedical Nanostructures

How to Cite

Singh, N., Blackburn, W. H. and Lyon, A. (2007) Bioconjugation of Soft Nanomaterials, 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.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

    Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, USA

  3. 4

    Tengion, Inc., Winston Salem, NC, USA

  4. 5

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

  5. 6

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

Author Information

  1. Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Petit Institute for Bioengineering & Bioscience, Atlanta, GA, USA

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471925521

Online ISBN: 9780470185834



  • hydrophilic polymers and biotechnology;
  • stimuli-responsive gels;
  • polymer nanoparticles and liposomal drug carriers


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Core/Shell Structured Materials

  • Bioconjugated Hydrogel Particles in Nanotechnology

  • Conclusions

  • References