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Review Article: Immobilized Molecules Using Biomaterials and Nanobiotechnology

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Immobilized molecules using biomaterials and nanobiotechnology is a very interesting topic that touching almost all aspects of our life. It uses the sciences of biology, chemistry, physics, materials engineering and computer science to develop instruments and products that are at the cutting edge of some of today’s most promising scientific frontiers. In this review article, the author based on his experience in this arena has tried to focus on some of the supports for im-mobilization; the most important molecules to be immobilized such as DNA, cells, enzymes, metals, polysaccharides, etc and their applications in medicine, food, drug, water treatment, energy and even in aerospace. He specified a special section on what is new in the arena of supports and technologies used in enzyme immobilization and finally a recommendation by the author for future work with a special attention to up-to-date references.

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M. M. M. Elnashar, "Review Article: Immobilized Molecules Using Biomaterials and Nanobiotechnology," Journal of Biomaterials and Nanobiotechnology, Vol. 1 No. 1, 2010, pp. 61-77. doi: 10.4236/jbnb.2010.11008.


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