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Special Issue "Nanostructured Materials and Natural Extract"
A special issue of Nanomaterials (ISSN 2079-4991).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 August 2019).
Prof. Jae-Min Oh Website E-Mail
NanoBio Materials Laboratory, Department of Chemistry and Medical Chemistry, College of Science and Technology, Yonsei University, Wonju, South Korea
Interests: Hybrid Materials, Drug Delivery, Theranosis, Clay, Intercalation, Biomedical application, Surface Modification
Nanostructured materials are often found in natural extracts in various aspect. Nature itself often constructs nanostructures. For instance, naturally-occurring inorganic parts, such as soils and clays, have small particle dimensions on the nano-scale or they form stacked assemblies of nanolayers. Furthermore, some organisms like diatom algae form silica nanomaterials for their cell walls. Recent advances in nanotechnology have enabled artificial manipulation of natural extracts so that they can be converted into nanostructures. Inorganic natural products, like clays, can be engineered into various nanostructures like expanded layers, three-dimensional porous structures, and layer-by-layer structure for industrial applications. Natural extracts from plants could be manipulated by nanostructured materials so that they can be purified or have higher industrial applicability. This Special Issue welcomes a variety of research on, not only the above-mentioned examples, but also other types of nanostructure materials and natural products.
Prof. Jae-Min Oh
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- Natural product
- Hybrid structure