IJMTES – BIOPHOTONICS FOR LIFE WITH SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON DNA & SILK AS BIOMATERIALS

Journal Title : International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Science

Paper Title : BIOPHOTONICS FOR LIFE WITH SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON DNA & SILK AS BIO MATERIALS

Author’s Name : Dileep Krishnan P | Dr Nithyaja B | Praveena K
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Volume 04 Issue 03 2017

ISSN no:  2348-3121

Page no: 196-200

Abstract –Biophotonics involves blend of photonics and biology for developing technologies and devices in different sectors for providing better quality of life. Understanding of light–matter interactions provides the fundamental basis of bio photonics and importance of this area lies on incorporating photonics for study of biological samples, opportunity for multidisciplinary research and enormous applications offered. Biomaterials employed for different applications play a crucial role in bio photonics. DNA and Silk are potential candidates as biomaterials and open great opportunities for present and future. This review paper discusses the details of bio photonics with special emphasis on DNA and Silk as natural efficient biomaterials.

Keywords – Photonics, Bio Photonics, Bio Imaging, Biomaterials, DNA, Silk

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