Biodefence: Advanced Materials and Methods for Health by Sergey Mikhalovsky, Abdukhakim Khajibaev

By Sergey Mikhalovsky, Abdukhakim Khajibaev

This publication makes a speciality of defence opposed to organic conflict with an emphasis on functions of recent applied sciences and complicated fabrics in detection, health and wellbeing safety and scientific remedy of the inhabitants. particular issues contain high-throughput delicate detection equipment, complicated nanostructured fabrics and methods for exterior and inner security of human overall healthiness, in addition to extracorporeal tools, adsorptive fabrics and bacteriophages decontaminating the human organism, and neutralising integrated CBRN brokers. The contributions describe contemporary advancements within the box of biodefence aimed toward retaining inhabitants opposed to terrorism and terror similar occasions. Broader ways to decreasing the effect of environmental toxins on human well-being and enhancing potency of clinical remedy of sufferers with viral infections, poisoning and organ failure also are mentioned.

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Gabay T, Jakobs E, Ben-Jacob E et al (2005) Engineered self-organisation of neural networks using carbon nanotube clusters. T. Kartel et al. McKnight TE, Melechko AV, Griffin GD et al (2003) Intracellular integration of synthetic nanostructures with viable cells for controlled biochemical manipulation. Ivanov LV, Chernykh VP, Kartel NT et al (2008) Study of mechanisms of carbon nanotubes cytotoxicity. In: Chemistry, Physics and Technology of Surface Modification. Proceedings of. Pantarotto D, Partidos CD, Hoebeke J et al (2003) Immunisation with peptide-functionalized ­carbon nanotubes enhanced virus-specific neutralising antibody response.

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Similar results were obtained for colonies of hamster kidney cells. 5 times. 3 Biomedical Applications of CNT Nanotubes are functionalised to improve their solubility in water or to attach to their surface biologically active substances such as peptides and drugs. The ability to attach biological substances has raised an interest in using nanotubes as carriers for delivery of drugs and vaccines. A number of researchers performed functionalization of CNT with physiologically active molecules and macro-objects.

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