eBook Selected Topics In Nanomedicine, 1st Edition

  • Published By: World Scientific Publishing Company
  • ISBN-10: 9814472867
  • ISBN-13: 9789814472869
  • DDC: 615.3
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released January 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Nanomedicine consists of the use of nanotechnology and nanobiotechnology in medicine. There have been extensive developments in the area of nanomedicine. The scope of this book is first to discuss the origin of nanomedicine. Following this, instead of a general overview of the whole area, 24 chapters on selected topics of important areas are described in detail. Authors are selected from around the world to give a representative and international view of the activities in the area of nanomedicine.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Front Matter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Artificial Cells: The Beginning of Nanomedicine.
2: The Clinical Development of Hemopure®: A Selective Commentary.
3: Glutaraldehyde Polymerized Porcine Hemoglobin: Preparation, Safety Evaluation and Pharmacodynamics Study.
4: Evidence Regarding Some Pharmacologic Characteristics of Hemoglobin-Based Oxygen Carriers.
5: EAF PEG Hemoglobins: Novel Class of Nonhypertensive Resuscitation Fluids: Simplicity and Advantages of Extension Arm Chemistry for PEGylation.
6: Biocompatibility of a Highly Concentrated Fluid of Hemoglobin-Vesicles as a Transfusion Alternative.
7: Molecular Basis of Haptoglobin and Hemoglobin Complex Formation and Protection against Oxidative Stress and Damage.
8: Polynitroxylated Hemoglobin as a Multifunctional Therapeutic for Critical Care and Transfusion Medicine.
9: Surface-Mediated Drug Delivery.
10: Use of Tunable Pores for Accurate Characterization of Micro- and Nanoparticle Systems in Nanomedicine.
11: Microfluidic Probes to Process Surfaces, Cells, and Tissues.
12: Subcompartmentalized Systems Towards Therapeutic Cell Mimics.
13: Soft Magnetic Nanomaterials Towards Nanomedicine: Magnetism Principles, Preparation, Characterization and Potential Applications.
14: GoldMag Composite Particles and Their Applications in Nanomedicine.
15: Nanoparticles for Imaging and Therapy: Functionalization, Endocytosis and Characterization.
16: Noscapines: Novel Carrier Systems to Target Tumor Cells.
17: High-Throughput Methods for Miniaturization of Implantable Artificial Cells.
18: Amphiphilic Core–Shell Nanoparticles Containing Hairy Polyethyleneimine Shells as Effective Nanocarriers for Gene and siRNA Delivery.
19: Nano-Chaperones: Nanoparticles Acting as Artificial Chaperones.
20: Bio-Functional Polymer Vesicles for Applications in Nanomedicine.
21: Carbon Nanotubes in Cancer and Stem Cell Therapeutics.
22: Chitosan-Based Nanocarriers for Efficient and Targeted siRNA Delivery.
23: Application of Polyethylenimine-Based Nanoparticles for RNA Therapeutics.
24: Nanosilver System Technology for Applications in Nanomedicine.