Carbon Materials: Chemistry and Physics

Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacological Potential of Fullerenes and Carbon Nanotubes

Editors: Cataldo, Franco, da Ros, Tatiana (Eds.)

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  • The first contributed volume to feature the recent developments which solely involve the pharmacological and biomaterials applications as well as the chemical properties of fullerenes

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Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacological Potential of Fullerenes and Carbon Nanotubes features important insights into the applications of fullerenes and carbon nanotubes. It discusses the fullerene and nanotubes derivatives which are effective against viruses, cells, and bacteria and those which are able to interact and inhibit certain enzymes. Also covered in this book are the formation of complex structures between biologically active molecules and carbon materials. Furthermore, the application of fullerenes in certain medical therapies is explored, including the very recent discovery of new bio-compatible media which could be used as carriers in the delivery of fullerenes in vivo. An additional topic of this text is the formation of hybrids between nanotubes and biological molecules and their use as chemical sensors.

Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacological Potential of Fullerenes and Carbon Nanotubes will be a useful tool of reference for researchers, postgraduates and advanced undergraduates in the Chemical, Biomedical, and Materials sciences.

Table of contents (16 chapters)

Table of contents (16 chapters)
  • Twenty Years of Promises: Fullerene in Medicinal Chemistry

    Pages 1-21

    Ros, Tatiana

  • Biomedical Applications of Functionalised Carbon Nanotubes

    Pages 23-50

    Bianco, Alberto (et al.)

  • Antioxidant Properties of Water-Soluble Fullerene Derivatives

    Pages 51-78

    Beuerle, Florian (et al.)

  • Fullerenes as Photosensitizers in Photodynamic Therapy

    Pages 79-106

    Mroz, Pawel (et al.)

  • Photodynamic Inactivation of Enveloped Viruses by Fullerene: Study of Efficacy and Safety

    Pages 107-121

    Zarubaev, Vladimir V. (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacological Potential of Fullerenes and Carbon Nanotubes
Editors
  • Franco Cataldo
  • Tatiana da Ros
Series Title
Carbon Materials: Chemistry and Physics
Series Volume
1
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights for India: CBS Publishers, New Delhi, India
eBook ISBN
978-1-4020-6845-4
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4020-6845-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4020-6844-7
Softcover ISBN
978-90-481-7736-3
Series ISSN
1875-0745
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 408
Number of Illustrations
30 b/w illustrations, 46 illustrations in colour
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