Dendrimers are three-dimensional, synthetic macromolecules with branching parts, formed using a fabrication process at the nanscale level. A definition and brief history of dendrimers, their use in...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1372 | 24 Aug 2005
A nanocapsule is any nanoparticle that consists of a shell and a space, in which desired substances may be placed. A dendrimer is an artificially manufactured or synthesized large molecule comprised...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1649 | 21 Jul 2006
As dendrimers offer manufacturers the prospect of making vast profits in a number of different industry areas, the race to register patents for dendrimers has been fierce. The story of how Dendritic...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1375 | 25 Aug 2005
There are several different methods of classification for nanomaterials according to dimension, phase composition and the manufacturing process. This article focuses on the categorisation of...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1073 | 10 Dec 2004
Researchers at the University of Michigan's Center for Biologic Nanotechnology hope to prevent that problem by developing "smart" drug delivery devices that will knock out cancer cells with lethal...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=691 | 30 Mar 2004
New developments in using polymer technology for packaging are likely to have a positive effect in the drug delivery, pharmaceuticals, security and tracking, and the food and drink sectors, with...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1081 | 17 Dec 2004
The University Jaume, together with other researchers have patented a new compound whose physico-chemical characteristics open up a wide range of technological applications including molecular...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=994 | 5 Jul 2004
The potential for nanoparticles in cancer drug delivery is infinite with novel new applications constantly being explored. This paper explores the types and structures of nanoparticles used in cancer...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1903 | 14 May 2007
For the purpose of this article, most current nanomaterials could be organized into four types: Carbon Based Materials, Metal Based Materials, Dendrimers and Composites
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1872 | 1 Mar 2007
Nanotechnology is set to play an important role in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors for humans and animals. How nanoparticles, microfluidic devices, biochips, nanoshells, nanocapsules,...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1326 | 26 Jul 2005