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Natural Polymer Drug Delivery Systems

Nanoparticles, Plants, and Algae


About this book


This book describes 200 bio-polymers, including the most recent and advanced nanotechnology applications. The applications of various bio-medical and other future potential uses are covered and examined in depth. Systematic discussion of current leading natural polymers is also included.


Bio macro molecules Sulfated polysaccharide polymers Polymer nanoscience Chitosan nanoparticles Physico-chemical modification of chitosan

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  1. 1.School of Medical and Allied SciencesGD Goenka UniversityGurgaonIndia

About the authors

Saurabh Bhatia, PhD, is currently working as an Assistant Professor at the School of Medical and Allied sciences, GD Goenka University, Gurgaon, Haryana, India. He has several years of academic experience, teaching such specialized subjects as Natural product science, nanotechnology, biotechnology, parasitology, polymeric sciences, biomaterials. He has promoted several marine algae and their derived polymers throughout India. He has written more than 30 international publications in these areas and has been an active participant of more than 35 national and international conferences. So far he has successfully finished nine books in pharma and its allied sciences. His published books include Modern Applications of Plant Biotechnology in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Academic press, Elsevier, 2015; Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery: Fundamentals, Design, and Applications, Apple Academic Press 2016; Leishmaniasis: Biology, Control and New Approaches for Its Treatment, Apple Academic Press 2016; Natural polymer drug delivery systems: Nanoparticles, plants and algae, Springer, 2016, Natural polymer drug delivery systems: Nanoparticles, Mammals and microbes, Springer, 2016. Dr. Bhatia has graduated from Kurushetra University followed by M Pharm from Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune, India. He has received his PhD degree from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India.

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