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Applications of Nanoflowers in Biomedicine

[ Vol. 12 , Issue. 1 ]

Author(s):

Masoud Negahdary and Hossein Heli*   Pages 22 - 33 ( 12 )

Abstract:


Background: Nanotechnology has opened new windows for biomedical researches and treatment of diseases. Nanostructures with flower-like shapes (nanoflowers) which have exclusive morphology and properties have been interesting for many researchers.

Methods: In this review, various applications of nanoflowers in biomedical researches and patents from various aspects have been investigated and reviewed.

Results: Nanoflowers attracted serious attentions in whole biomedical fields such as cardiovascular diseases, microbiology, sensors and biosensors, biochemical and cellular studies, cancer therapy, healthcare, etc. The competitive power of nanoflowers against other in use technologies provides successful achievements in the progress of mentioned biomedical studies.

Conclusion: The use of nanoflowers in biomedicine leads to improving accuracy, reducing time to achieve the results, reducing costs, creating optimal treatment conditions as well as avoiding side effects of the treatment of specific diseases, and increasing functional strength.

Keywords:

Advanced technology, biological nanomaterials, flower-like shape, nanomedicine, nanostructures, specified morphology.

Affiliation:

Nanomedicine and Nanobiology Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Nanomedicine and Nanobiology Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz

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