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Dendrimers

Fundamentals and Applications

Edited by Claudia Maria Simonescu

Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Romania

Dendrimers are defined as nanoscale macromolecules having a particular architecture consisting of treelike arms or branches. They are characterized by special properties that make them promising candidates in medicine, biology, materials science, synthetic organic chemistry, biotechnology, environmental engineering, optics, electronics, catalysis, electrochemistry, photochemistry, and sensors and even for production of cosmetics and personal care products. The dendrimers research field is growing day by day, and scientists are exploring new synthesis and functionalization methods in order to improve and to determine new properties and thus new applications. The main purpose of this book is to highlight the issues regarding properties and applications of dendrimers in the field of biology, medicine, liquid crystal devices, electronics, quantum devices, and self-healing technology.

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DendrimersFundamentals and ApplicationsEdited by Claudia Maria Simonescu

Published: April 25th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.68738

ISBN: 978-1-78923-059-8

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-058-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-351-2

Copyright year: 2018

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2279 Total Chapter Downloads

2 Crossref Citations

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1. Introductory Chapter: Dendrimers as Nanoengineered Materials and Their Applications

By Claudia Maria Simonescu

263

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2. Dendrimers as Drug Nanocarriers: The Future of Gene Therapy and Targeted Therapies in Cancer

By Ida Franiak-Pietryga, Barbara Ziemba, Bradley Messmer and Dorota Skowronska-Krawczyk

421

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3. Lysine Dendrimers and Their Complexes with Therapeutic and Amyloid Peptides: Computer Simulation

By Elena Popova, Dilorom Khamidova, Igor Neelov and Faizali Komilov

261

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4. Radiolabeled Dendrimers as Potential PET Agents for Molecular Imaging of Tumor Angiogenesis

By Anchal Ghai, Natasha Singh, Shalini Chopra and Baljinder Singh

311

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5. Azodendrimers as a Functional Material

By Hideo Takezoe and Osamu Haba

325

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6. Self-healing of Structural Composites Containing Dendrimers as Healing Agent

By Vassilis Kostopoulos and Athanasios Kotrotsos

359

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7. Dendrimers as Dopant Atom Carriers

By Haigang Wu and Yaping Dan

340

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