eBook Nanostructures for Drug Delivery, 1st Edition

  • Ecaterina Andronescu
  • Alexandru Grumezescu
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  • ISBN-10: 0323461492
  • ISBN-13: 9780323461498
  • DDC: 610.28
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - College Senior
  • 1024 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released February 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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This book extensively covers the various nanostructured products that have been tested as carriers in target drug delivery systems. In addition, the book analyses the advantages of, and issues related to, using nanostructured materials in drug delivery systems, also detailing various nanocarrier preparation techniques. As delivering the drug to the target site is a major problem in providing effective treatment for many diseases, this book covers the latest advancements in numerous nanotechnological products that are being used in disease detection, controlled drug delivery, as biosensors, and in tissue engineering that have been developed for more efficient patient healthcare.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Contributors.
Foreword of the Series.
1: Therapeutic Nanomaterials: From a Drug Delivery Perspective.
2: Core–Shell Drug Carriers: Liposomes, Polymersomes, and Niosomes.
3: The New Nanocarriers Based on Graphene and Graphene Oxide for Drug Delivery Applications.
4: Nanostructured Nanoparticles for Improved Drug Delivery.
5: Design of Functionalized Materials for Use in Micronanoscale Drug Delivery Devices and Smart Patches.
6: Niosomes: a Novel Approach in Modern Drug Delivery Systems.
7: Nanofibrous and Nanoparticle Materials as Drug-Delivery Systems.
8: Brush Polymer-Based Nanostructures for Drug Delivery.
9: Drug Delivery Systems Based on Titania Nanostructures.
10: Redox Activated Polymeric Nanoparticles in Tumor Therapy.
11: Polymeric Micro- and Nanoparticles for Controlled and Targeted Drug Delivery.
12: Novel Gels: Implications for Drug Delivery.
13: Nanosuspension Drug Delivery System: Preparation, Characterization, Postproduction Processing, Dosage Form, and Application.
14: Polymer-Based Nanocarriers for Therapeutic Nucleic Acids Delivery.
15: Multifunctional Therapeutic Hybrid Nanocarriers for Targeted and Triggered Drug Delivery: Recent Trends and Future Prospects.
16: Lipid-Based Nanocarriers for Ocular Drug Delivery.
17: Nanoparticulate Carrier(s): An Emerging Paradigm in New Generation Vaccine Development.
18: Pathogen-Specific Nucleic Acid Aptamers as Targeting Components of Antibiotic and Gene Delivery Systems.
19: Multifunctional Nanosized Emulsions for Theragnosis of Life Threatening Diseases.
20: Therapeutic Nanostructures for Pulmonary Drug Delivery.
21: Nanostructures in Transdermal Drug Delivery Systems.
22: Advancement in Pulmonary Drug Delivery Systems for Treatment of Tuberculosis.
23: Nanosized Devices as Antibiotics and Antifungals Delivery: Past, News, and Outlook.
24: Drug Delivery Mediated by Confined Nanosystems: Structure-Activity Relations and Factors Responsible for the Efficacy of Formulations.
25: Therapeutic Use of Monoclonal Antibodies: General Aspects and Challenges for Drug Delivery.
26: Targeted Drug Delivery Via Chitosan-Coated Magnetic Nanoparticles.
27: Drug Delivery: Advancements and Challenges.
28: Stimuli-Responsive Liposome and Control Release Drug.
29: Nanotechnology to Enhance Transdermal Delivery of Hydrophilic Humectants for Improved Skin Care: A Model for Therapeutic Applications.
30: Nanostructures for Drug Delivery: Pharmacokinetic and Toxicological Aspects.