Chapter 21. Nanodiagnostics in Microbiology and Dentistry
M. Mehta1 and K. Subramani2
1Dr. HSJ Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
2Department of Orthodontics, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA

Contents

21.1 Introduction 366
21.2 Nanomaterials 367
21.2.1 Applications of Nanomaterials 367
21.2.1.1 Sunscreens and Cosmetics 367
21.2.1.2 Composites 367
21.2.1.3 Clays 367
21.2.1.4 Coatings and Surfaces 367
21.2.1.5 Tougher and Harder Cutting Tools 368
21.3 Biomedical Applications of Nanotechnology and Its Limitations 368
21.4 Nanotechnology Applications in Drug Delivery Systems, Nanodiagnostics and Various Other Fields 368
21.4.1 Drug Delivery System 368
21.4.1.1 Nanobots and its Uses 368
21.4.1.2 Use of Nanorattles ...

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