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Nanoparticulate Delivery Systems

  • Arnab De
  • Rituparna Bose
  • Ajeet Kumar
  • Subho Mozumdar
Chapter
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Molecular Science book series (BRIEFSMOLECULAR)

Abstract

A nanoparticulate system, typically, comprises particles or droplets in the submicron range, i.e., below 1 μm, in an aqueous suspension or emulsion, respectively. This small size of the inner phase gives such a system unique properties in terms of appearance and application. The particles are too small for sedimentation, and they are held in suspension by the Brownian motion of the water molecules. They have a large overall surface area, and their dispersions provide a high solid content at low viscosity.

Keywords

Supercritical Fluid Emulsion Polymerization Polymeric Micelle Solid Lipid Nanoparticle Interfacial Polymerization 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arnab De
    • 1
  • Rituparna Bose
    • 2
  • Ajeet Kumar
    • 3
  • Subho Mozumdar
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of ImmunologyColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of Earth and Environmental ScienceThe City University of New YorkNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Department of ChemistryUniversity of DelhiDelhiIndia

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