Polymer Composite Strategies in Cancer Therapy, Augment Stem Cell Osteogenesis, Diagnostics in the Central Nervous System, and Drug Delivery

  • Mariappan RajanEmail author
  • Rajendran Amarnath Praphakar
  • Periyakaruppan Pradeepkumar
Part of the Lecture Notes in Bioengineering book series (LNBE)


This chapter covers the wide knowledge about polymer composite strategies in cancer therapy, augment stem cell osteogenesis, diagnostics in the central nervous system, and drug delivery. Many polymer composites were applied for the diagnosis and curing of cancer diseases. These areas include different types of polymer composites, their degradation, drug release mechanism from the polymer composites, and their needfulness for cancer therapy. In addition, this chapter explores the augmentation stem cell osteogenesis including morphology, environment, and polymer nanocomposites for osteogenesis. In the end, we focus on the drug delivery system for central nervous system.


Cancer Central nervous system Drug delivery system Osteogenesis Polymer composites 


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  • Mariappan Rajan
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  • Rajendran Amarnath Praphakar
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  • Periyakaruppan Pradeepkumar
    • 1
  1. 1.Biomaterials in Medicinal Chemistry Laboratory, Department of Natural Products Chemistry, School of ChemistryMadurai Kamaraj UniversityMaduraiIndia

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