Magnetic Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Physicochemical Properties and Role in Biomedicine


Nora P. Sabbas (Editor)

Series: Nanotechnology Science and Technology
BISAC: SCI050000

Magnetic nanoparticles (MNPs) are one of the materials of great interest for presenting a unique combination of relevant properties such as high surface area, magnetic behavior and low toxicity, which one can find potential uses for in different processes and applications in areas such as catalysis, data storage, water treatment, drug delivery system, DNA separation, tissue engineering, sensors, hyperthermia, ferrofluids, and as contrast agents in nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) imaging. This book provides further information on how magnetic nanoparticles are synthesized, their physicochemical properties and the roles MNPs play in biomedicine. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 – Biomedical Applications of Magnetic Nanoparticles: An Overview (pp. 1-36)
G. A. E. Chávez, Ll. J. C. Medina, C. P. de Melo, C. A. S. Andrade and M. D. L. Oliveira (Programa de Pós-graduação em Ciência de Materiais, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, PE, Brasil, and others)

Chapter 2 – Carbon–Coated Functionalized Magnetic Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications (pp. 37-68)
Mercedes Arana, Paula Bercoff, Silvia Jacobo and Marcela Rodríguez (Facultad de Matemática, Astronomía y Física, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba. IFEG, Conicet. Córdoba, Argentina, and others)

Chapter 3 – Magnetic Nanoparticles for Multimodal Bio-Imaging (pp. 69-94)
Teruyuki Kondo, Yu Kimura, Hisatsugu Yamada and Akio Toshimitsu (Advanced Biomedical Engineering Research Unit, Center for the Promotion of Interdisciplinary Education and Research, Kyoto University, Katsura, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan, and others)

Chapter 4 – Synthesis, Size Separation, Characterization and Surface Engineering of Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications (pp. 94-112)
Li Zhao and Naoki Komatsu (Department of Chemistry, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta, Otsu, Japan)

Chapter 5 – High Magnetization Superparamagnetic Core-Shell Nanoparticles (pp. 113-162)
Mohamed Abbas, Nazrul Islam and CheolGi Kim (Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Chungnam National University, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, Korea, and others)

Chapter 6 – Electrospun Magnetoactive Fibrous Nanocomposites: Fabrication and Applications in Biomedicine (pp. 163-200)
Ioanna Savva and Theodora Krasia-Christoforou (University of Cyprus, Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Nicosia, Cyprus)

Chapter 7 – Magnetic Nanocarriers for Targeted Drug Delivery (pp. 201-230)
Maja Leitgeb, Gordana Hojnik Podrepšek and Željko Knez (University of Maribor, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Laboratory for Separation Processes and Product Design, Smetanova, Maribor, Slovenia)


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