Biojournal of Science and Technology (BJST)

A Scholarly Journal for Biological Publications

Biojournal of Science and Technology
Volume 2, ISSN:2410-9754, Article ID: m150002

Review Article

Nanoparticles of Gecko and Its Approach in Advance Biomedical Remedies- An Overview

Atanu Bhattacharyya1, Reddy Shetty Prakasham2, Raja NaikaH3, S Janardana Reddy 4, M M Adeyemi5 and Omkar6

1 Nanotechnology Section, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, RT Nagar, Hebbal, Bangalore – 560 032, India

2Bioengineering and Environmental Centre, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad - 500 007, India.

3Department of Studies and Research in Environmental Science, Bharatha Ratna Prof. C.N.R. Rao Block, Lab. No104, First Floor, Tumkur University, Tumkur- 572103, Karnataka, India

4Department of Fishery Science and Aquaculture, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi-517 502, India.

5Nigerian Defence Academy, Department of Chemistry, P.M.B. 2109, Kaduna, Kaduna State, Nigeria.

6Ladybird Research Laboratory, Department of Zoology, University of Lucknow, Lucknow-226007, India..

Date of Acceptance: Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Date of Published: Thursday, October 22, 2015

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Atanu Bhattacharyya
Nanotechnology Section, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, RT Nagar, Hebbal, Bangalore – 560 032, India
E-mail: atanubhatt@rediffmail.com

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Atanu Bhattacharyya, Reddy Shetty Prakasham, Raja NaikaH, S Janardana Reddy, M M Adeyemi and Omkar.Nanoparticles of Gecko and Its Approach in Advance Biomedical Remedies- An Overview.Biojournal of Science and Technology.Vol:2,2015

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ABSTRACT

The setal hair of Gecko (Gekko gecko, Linnaeus, 1758) pad plays an important role in sticking together on surface. This machinery performs through a force considered as Vander wall force. The adhesive mechanism of Gecko pads in maintains the hydrophilic-lyophilise balance (HLB) where the surface proteins may take part in a predominant way. With the help of surface force apparatus (SFA), it was obvious that the adhesion and abrasion services of Gecko, shear the setal arrangement adjacent to a silica plane under appropriate dry situation by means of 100% humidity. Moreover, it can consider here when the setal arrangement are completely immersed in water, the stick condition of setal arrangement increases on the surface. Even though the grip services transformed considerably, the rasping services remain unchanged, signifying that the chafing stuck between highly textured surfaces is 'load-controlled' rather than 'adhesion-controlled'. Gecko's use millions of adhesive setae on their toes to climb vertical surfaces at speeds of over 1 m s−1. Climbing of Gecko posses a significant challenge for an adhesive strong attachment and easy removal of the feet from the surface. Conventional pressure sensitive adhesions (PSAs) are pliable viscoelastic polymers that debase, unclean, self-adhere and fasten by chance to inappropriately on facade. Gecko toes bear angled array of pronged, hair-like setae created commencing exact, hydrophobic keratin with the purpose for achievement as a bed at an angle spring with interrelated efficient expandable modulus to that of conventional pressure sensitive adhesions (PSAs). Several bio molecules of the feet of the Gecko's are the most helpful things or noteworthy in several natural processes. Gecko-like synthetic adhesives may become the glue of the future and perhaps the bubble of the future as well.

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