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Design and Applications of Genetically Engineered Nanocomposites

  1. Gopal Abbineni,
  2. Chuanbin Mao

Published Online: 15 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610419.ntls0223

Nanotechnologies for the Life Sciences

Nanotechnologies for the Life Sciences

How to Cite

Abbineni, G. and Mao, C. 2012. Design and Applications of Genetically Engineered Nanocomposites. Nanotechnologies for the Life Sciences. .

Author Information

  1. University of Oklahoma, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Norman, OK, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 FEB 2012

Abstract

The sections in this article are

  • Introduction
  • Genetically Modifiable Biomacromolecules for the Design of Genetically Engineered Nanocomposites
    • Bacteriophage as a Bacteria-Specific Virus
    • Bacterial Flagella as Genetically Modifiable Protein Nanotubes
  • Nanocomposites Built from Genetically Engineered Biomacromolecules
    • One-Dimensional Nanocomposites Templated by Filamentous Biotemplates
      • Inorganic Nanomaterials on Genetically Engineered Biotemplates
      • Organic Nanomaterials on Genetically Engineered Biotemplates
    • Three-Dimensional Assembly of Genetically Engineered Biomacromolecules and Nanomaterials
      • Layer-by-Layer Assembly into 3-D Structures
      • Solvent-Assisted Capillary Molding into 3-D Assemblies
    • Genetically Engineered Nanocomposite Films
  • Applications of Genetically Engineered Nanocomposites
    • Engineered Nanocomposites for Device Applications
    • Engineered Nanocomposites for Medical Applications
    • Engineered Nanoconstructs for Sensing Applications
  • Summary and Outlook
  • Acknowledgments

Keywords:

  • nanocomposites;
  • genetic engineering;
  • filamentous bacteriophage;
  • bacterial flagella;
  • inorganic nanomaterials;
  • organic nanomaterials;
  • devices;
  • sensors and films;
  • nanomedicine