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Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery

  • Designed as a reference text on the application of nanotechnology in the development of drug delivery systems.

Part of the book series: Biotechnology: Pharmaceutical Aspects (PHARMASP, volume X)

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Table of contents (21 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii
  2. Fundamentals of Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Physicochemical Principles of Nanosized Drug Delivery Systems

      • Daniel P. Otto, Melgardt M. de Villiers
      Pages 3-33
    3. Block Copolymer Synthesis for Nanoscale Drug and Gene Delivery

      • Motoi Oishi, Yukio Nagasaki
      Pages 35-67
    4. Supercritical Fluid Technology for Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery

      • Mohammed J. Meziani, Pankaj Pathak, Ya-Ping Sun
      Pages 69-104
    5. Nanotubes, Nanorods, Nanofibers, and Fullerenes for Nanoscale Drug Delivery

      • Jessica B. Melanko, Megan E. Pearce, Aliasger K. Salem
      Pages 105-127
    6. Drug Loading into and In Vitro Release from Nanosized Drug Delivery Systems

      • Anja Judefeind, Melgardt M. de Villiers
      Pages 129-162
  3. Biopharmaceutical, Physiological, and Clinical Considerations for Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 191-191
    2. Nanomaterials and Biocompatibility: BioMEMS and Dendrimers

      • Sean T. Zuckerman, Weiyuan John Kao
      Pages 193-228
    3. Nanomaterials and Biocompatibility: Carbon Nanotubes and Fullerenes

      • Sean T. Zuckerman, Weiyuan John Kao
      Pages 229-266
    4. Controlled Release and Nanotechnology

      • Tania Betancourt, Amber Doiron, Kimberly A. Homan, Lisa Brannon-Peppas
      Pages 283-312
    5. Nanotechnology for Intracellular Delivery and Targeting

      • Vladimir P. Torchilin
      Pages 313-346
  4. Nanotechnology for the Delivery of Small Molecules, Proteins and Nucleic Acids

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 347-347
    2. Nano-sized Advanced Delivery Systems as Parenteral Formulation Strategies for Hydrophobic Anti-cancer Drugs

      • Patrick Lim Soo, Michael Dunne, Jubo Liu, Christine Allen
      Pages 349-383
    3. Engineering of Amphiphilic Block Copolymers for Drug and Gene Delivery

      • Xiao-Bing Xiong, Hasan Uluda─č, Afsaneh Lavasanifar
      Pages 385-422
    4. PAMAM Dendrimers as Nanoscale Oral Drug Delivery Systems

      • Kelly M. Kitchens, Hamidreza Ghandehari
      Pages 423-459
    5. Nanoemulsions for Intravenous Drug Delivery

      • Jonathan P. Fast, Sandro Mecozzi
      Pages 461-489
    6. Nanotechnology for Cancer Chemotherapy

      • Alisar S. Zahr, Michael V. Pishko
      Pages 491-518

About this book

 The reader will be introduced to various aspects of the fundamentals of nanotechnology based drug delivery systems and the application of these systems for the delivery of small molecules, proteins, peptides, oligonucleotides and genes. How these systems overcome challenges offered by biological barriers to drug absorption and drug targeting will also be described.

Keywords

  • Aspects
  • Biosensor
  • Biotech
  • Delivery
  • Drug
  • Enteral
  • Fulleren
  • Kwon
  • Nanomaterial
  • Nanotech
  • Nanotube
  • Parenteral
  • Pharmaceutical
  • carbon nanotubes
  • nanotechnology

Editors and Affiliations

  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA

    Melgardt M. Villiers, Glen S. Kwon

  • Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

    Pornanong Aramwit

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eBook USD 179.00
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Softcover Book USD 229.99
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Hardcover Book USD 249.99
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