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Code 9103
Year 2
Semester S2
ECTS Credits 6
Workload PL(30H)/T(30H)
Scientific area Bioengenharia
Entry requirements Not aplicable.
Mode of delivery Face-to-Face and e-learning
Learning outcomes To identify, distinguish and relate the processing, manufacturing and design of organic devices for biological activity at nanoscale.
To know the nanobioengineering approaches involving the use of biological systems in product development at nanoscale.
To be able to generate knowledge through scientific research, as well as to analyze and rationalization of the information collected.
Understand the application biological processes at nanoscale;
Understand the use of controlled delivery systems;
Understand the structure and the nano-biological functionalization of biomedical implants and devices.
Syllabus Textile structures, foams and polymeric membranes for biomedical applications, materials and surgical implants and materials used in engineering replacement tissues. Biodegradable polymers and synthetic polymers used in tissue engineered cellular implants and intra and extra corporeal. Enzymatic biofunctionalization, biological and organic polymers for biomedical applications.
Nanomaterials; nanodrugs (encapsulated drugs and cosmetics with pharmacological effects). Polymeric systems, inorganic and organic, drug delivery (dendrimers, cyclodextrins, liposomes, nanoparticles, carbon nanotubes. Nanocoated Systems of drugs; biomimetic biodegradable capsules and delivery systems: nanospheres, nanocapsules, nanoemulsions.
Main Bibliography Scientific articles (ISI SCI)
Bioengineering in Cell and Tissue Research, Gerhard M. Artmann and Shu Chien (Eds)
Springer Berlin Heidelberg (2008) ISBN 978-3-540-75408-4
Bio-inorganic Hybrid Nanomaterials, Eduardo Ruiz-Hitzky, Katsuhiko Ariga, and Yuri M. Lvov (Eds), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA (2008) ISBN:9783527317189
Nanobiotechnology, Christof M. Niemeyer and. Chad A. Mirkin (Eds), John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (2005) ISBN:9783527306589
Biomedical Applications of Nanotechnology, Labhasetwar (Ed), John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (2007) ISBN: 9780471722427
Functional Hybrid Materials, Pedro Gómez-Romero and Clément Sanchez (Eds), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA (2004) ISBN: 9783527304844
The Chemistry of Nanomaterials, C. N. R. Rao, Achim Müller and A. K. Cheetham (Eds) Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA (2004) ISBN: 9783527306862
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2021-04-22

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