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Complex Biological Systems on the Nanometer Scale With Atomic Force Microscopy,9781848215498
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Nanotechnology has played a tremendous role in the development of nanomaterials, which are the size of a few atoms or molecules. In Complex Biological Systems, author Karim El Kirat explores the functions and characteristics of biological systems on a nanometric scale and the repercussions of those issues. The text emphasizes toxicological issues within nanotechnological development and the need for socially responsible research.

Table of Contents

A Foreword by Pr Yves Dufrene

Chapter 1: The recent development of nanotechnologies

Chapter 2: Techniques for the characterization of samples on the nanoscale

Chapter 3: Principles and state-of-the-art of Atomic Force Microscopy

Chapter 4: Preparing biological samples for AFM characterization

Chapter 5: AFM explores the structure and properties of biological samples on the nanometer scale

Chapter 6: Recent developments of AFM: coupling with other techniques and new modes

Chapter 7: Conducting socially responsible nano-research practice

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