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Intelligent Nanomaterials for Drug Delivery Applications

Intelligent Nanomaterials for Drug Delivery Applications
  • Author : Nabeel Ahmad,P. Gopinath
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020-03-29
  • Total pages :212
  • ISBN : 9780128178317
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Summary : Intelligent Nanomaterials for Drug Delivery Applications discusses intelligent nanomaterials with a particular focus on commercial and premarket tools. The book looks at the applications of intelligent nanomaterials within the field of medicine and discusses their future role. This includes the use of intelligent nanomaterials for drugs used in cardiovascular and cancer treatments and examines the promising market of nanoparticles for biomedical and biosensing applications. This resource will be of great interest to scientists and researchers involved in multiple disciplines, including micro- and nano-engineering, bionanotechnology, biomedical engineering, and nanomedicine, as well as pharmaceutical and biomedical industries. Focuses on applications of intelligent nanomaterials within the field of medicine and discusses their role in the future Discusses intelligent nanomaterials, with a particular focus on commercial and premarket tools Examines the promising market of nanoparticles for biomedical and biosensing applications

Nanomaterials for Drug Delivery and Therapy

Nanomaterials for Drug Delivery and Therapy
  • Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-03-14
  • Total pages :580
  • ISBN : 9780128166291
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Summary : Nanomaterials for Drug Delivery and Therapy presents recent advances in the field of nanobiomaterials and their important applications in drug delivery, therapy and engineering. The book offers pharmaceutical perspectives, exploring the development of nanobiomaterials and their interaction with the human body. Chapters show how nanomaterials are used in treatments, including neurology, dentistry and cancer therapy. Authored by a range of contributors from global institutions, this book offers a broad, international perspective on how nanotechnology-based advances are leading to novel drug delivery and treatment solutions. It is a valuable research resource that will help both practicing medics and researchers in pharmaceutical science and nanomedicine learn more on how nanotechnology is improving treatments. Assesses the opportunities and challenges of nanotechnology-based drug delivery systems Explores how nanotechnology is being used to create more efficient drug delivery systems Discusses which nanomaterials make the best drug carriers

Nanoarchitectonics for Smart Delivery and Drug Targeting

Nanoarchitectonics for Smart Delivery and Drug Targeting
  • Author : Alina Maria Holban,Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-07-12
  • Total pages :970
  • ISBN : 9780323477222
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Summary : Nanoarchitectonics for Smart Delivery and Drug Targeting is one of the first books on the market to exclusively focus on the topic of nanoarchitectonics, a rapidly developing area of nanotechnology which allows scientists to arrange nanoscale structural units, typically a group of atoms or molecules, in an intended configuration. This book assesses novel applications of nanomaterials in the areas of smart delivery and drug targeting using nanoarchitectonics and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of each application. Provides a scholarly introduction to the uses of nanoarchitectonics in drug delivery and targeting Explores novel opportunities and ideas for developing and improving nanoscale drug delivery systems through the use of nanoarchitectonics, allowing scientists to see how this exciting new technology is used in practice Assesses the pros and cons of each application, allowing readers to assess when it is most appropriate to use nanoarchitectonics in drug delivery

Application of Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery

Application of Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery
  • Author : Ali Demir Sezer
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-07-25
  • Total pages :554
  • ISBN : 9789535116288
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Summary : This book collects reviews and original articles from eminent experts working in the interdisciplinary arena of nanotechnology use in drug delivery. From their direct and recent experience, the readers can achieve a wide vision on the new and ongoing potentialities of nanotechnology application of drug delivery. Since the advent of analytical techniques and capabilities to measure particle sizes in nanometer ranges, there has been tremendous interest in the use of nanoparticles for more efficient methods of drug delivery. On the other hand, this reference discusses advances in design, optimization, and adaptation of gene delivery systems for the treatment of cancer, cardiovascular, pulmonary, genetic, and infectious diseases, and considers assessment and review procedures involved in the development of gene-based pharmaceuticals.

Smart Materials for Drug Delivery

Smart Materials for Drug Delivery
  • Author : Carmen Alvarez-Lorenzo,Angel Concheiro
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-04-17
  • Total pages :394
  • ISBN : 9781849734318
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Summary : Smart materials, which can change properties when an external stimulus is applied, can be used for the targeted drug delivery of an active molecule to a specific site in the correct dosage. Different materials such as liposomes, polymeric systems, nanomaterials and hydrogels can respond to different stimuli such as pH, temperature and light and these are all attractive for controlled release applications. With so many papers available on smart and stimuli-responsive materials for drug delivery applications it's hard to know where to start reading about this exciting topic. This two volume set brings together the recent findings in the area and provides a critical analysis of the different materials available and how they can be applied to advanced drug delivery systems. With contributions from leading experts in the field, including a foreword from distinguished scientist Nicholas Peppas, The University of Texas at Austin, USA, the book will provide both an introduction to the key areas for graduate students and new researchers in the stimuli-responsive field as well as serving as a reference for those already working on fundamental materials research or drug delivery applications.

Organic Materials as Smart Nanocarriers for Drug Delivery

Organic Materials as Smart Nanocarriers for Drug Delivery
  • Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-03-26
  • Total pages :768
  • ISBN : 9780128136645
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Summary : Organic Materials as Smart Nanocarriers for Drug Delivery presents the latest developments in the area of organic frameworks used in pharmaceutical nanotechnology. An up-to-date overview of organic smart nanocarriers is explored, along with the different types of nanocarriers, including polymeric micelles, cyclodextrins, hydrogels, lipid nanoparticles and nanoemlusions. Written by a diverse range of international academics, this book is a valuable reference for researchers in biomaterials, the pharmaceutical industry, and those who want to learn more about the current applications of organic smart nanocarriers. Explores the most recent molecular- and structure-based applications of organic smart nanocarriers in drug delivery Highlights different smart nanocarriers and assesses their intricate organic structural properties for improving drug delivery Assesses how molecular organic frameworks lead to more effective drug delivery systems

Biopolymer-Based Nanomaterials in Drug Delivery and Biomedical Applications

Biopolymer-Based Nanomaterials in Drug Delivery and Biomedical Applications
  • Author : Hriday Bera,Chowdhury Mobaswar Hossain,Sudipta Saha
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2021-01-18
  • Total pages :628
  • ISBN : 9780128208755
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Summary : Biopolymer-Based Nanomaterials in Drug Delivery and Biomedical Applications presents a clear and detailed body of information on biopolymer chemistry and polymer sciences in drug delivery. The book covers the recently reported nanomaterials consisting of biopolymers such as polysaccharides (i.e., plant, animal, bacteria, algae and fungi-derived) and proteins in terms of their structures, synthetic protocols and characterizations. In addition, their applications as therapeutic drug and gene delivery carriers and in other biomedical fields are reviewed. This book compiles chapters contributed by internationally renowned scholars working in biopolymer-based nanomaterials, offering a wide vision on the new and ongoing potential of different biopolymeric nanomaterials. The information related to concepts, design protocols and applications of biopolymer-based nanoplatforms is presented here, with detailed chapters on Pectin based nanomaterials, Konjac glucomannan based nanomaterials, Guar gum-based nanomaterials, tailor-made gum Arabic based nanomaterials, among others. Such systems are widely being used as functional materials for drug delivery and other therapeutic applications. Provides a critical and detailed examination in the recent development of biopolymer-based nanomaterials Focuses on modified biopolymer-based, diverse cutting-edge techniques in drug delivery and biomedical applications Assesses the opportunities and challenges of biopolymer-based nano-carriers in pharmaceutical and biomedical fields

Intelligent Nanomaterials

Intelligent Nanomaterials
  • Author : Ashutosh Tiwari,Yogendra Kumar Mishra,Hisatoshi Kobayashi,Anthony P. F. Turner
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-10-11
  • Total pages :592
  • ISBN : 9781119242796
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Summary : Overall, this book presents a detailed and comprehensive overview of the state-of-the-art development of different nanoscale intelligent materials for advanced applications. Apart from fundamental aspects of fabrication and characterization of nanomaterials, it also covers key advanced principles involved in utilization of functionalities of these nanomaterials in appropriate forms. It is very important to develop and understand the cutting-edge principles of how to utilize nanoscale intelligent features in the desired fashion. These unique nanoscopic properties can either be accessed when the nanomaterials are prepared in the appropriate form, e.g., composites, or in integrated nanodevice form for direct use as electronic sensing devices. In both cases, the nanostructure has to be appropriately prepared, carefully handled, and properly integrated into the desired application in order to efficiently access its intelligent features. These aspects are reviewed in detail in three themed sections with relevant chapters: Nanomaterials, Fabrication and Biomedical Applications; Nanomaterials for Energy, Electronics, and Biosensing; Smart Nanocomposites, Fabrication, and Applications.

Drug Delivery Nanosystems for Biomedical Applications

Drug Delivery Nanosystems for Biomedical Applications
  • Author : Chandra P Sharma
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-08-22
  • Total pages :451
  • ISBN : 9780323509237
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Summary : Drug Delivery Nanosystems for Biomedical Application reviews some of the most challenging nanosystems with different routes of delivery that are useful for specific drugs, from both efficacy and bioavailability points-of-view. The chapters explore how this area is developing, the present state of the field, and future developments, in particular, inorganic, metallic, polymeric, composite and lipid nanosystems and their possible evolution to clinical applications. The book is a valuable research reference for both researchers and industrial partners who are not only interested in learning about this area, but also want to gain insights on how to move towards translational research. Focuses on applications, including tissue engineering and regenerative technologies, showing how nanosystems are used in practice Explores how nanosystems are used to deliver a variety of drugs, including peptides, hormone growth factors and genes Assesses the safety and nanotoxicity aspects of drug delivery nanosystems

Nanocarriers for Drug Delivery

Nanocarriers for Drug Delivery
  • Author : Shyam Mohapatra,Shivendu Ranjan,Nandita Dasgupta,Raghvendra Kumar Mishra,Sabu Thomas
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-10-05
  • Total pages :694
  • ISBN : 9780128140345
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Summary : Nano-carriers for Drug Delivery: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery presents recent discoveries in research on the pharmaceutical applications of the various types of nanosystem-based drug delivery systems. As many nanosystems have reached the market over the past decade, this book proves their benefits to patients. It explores these new carriers and the advances in drug delivery they have facilitated. Reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of the subject matter, the book includes experts from different fields, and with various backgrounds and expertise. It will appeal to researchers and students from different disciplines, such as materials science, technology and various biomedical fields. Coverage includes industrial applications that bridge the gap between lab-based research and practical industrial use. The resulting work is a reference and practical source of guidance for researchers, students and scientists working in the fields of nanotechnology, materials science and technology and biomedical science. Enables readers from different fields to access recent research and protocols across traditional boundaries Focuses on protocols and techniques, as well as the knowledge base of the field, thus enabling those in R&D to learn about, and successfully deploy, cutting-edge techniques Includes sections on nanocarrier systems

Nanobiomaterials in Drug Delivery

Nanobiomaterials in Drug Delivery
  • Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-04-26
  • Total pages :618
  • ISBN : 9780323428897
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Summary : Nanobiomaterials in Drug Delivery: Applications of Nanobiomaterials presents novel approaches regarding nanostructured drug delivery systems, revealing the most investigated materials for the development of particular nanobioshuttles. This book brings the results of current research to reach those who wish to use this knowledge in an applied setting, providing one coherent text, with focused chapters and easily accessible information. At its core, it is a collection of titles, bringing together many of the novel applications these materials have in biology, also discussing the advantages and disadvantages of each application and the perspectives of the technologies based on these findings. At the moment, there is no other comparable book series covering all the subjects approached in this set of titles. Provides up-to-date and well-structured reference material for students, researchers, and practitioners working in the biomedical, biotechnological, and engineering fields Presents a valuable guide to recent scientific progress, along with most known applications of nanomaterials in the biomedical area Proposes novel opportunities and ideas for developing or improving technologies in nanomedicine/nanobiology

Intelligent Nanomaterials

Intelligent Nanomaterials
  • Author : Ashutosh Tiwari,Yogendra Kumar Mishra,Hisatoshi Kobayashi,Anthony P. F. Turner
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-10-11
  • Total pages :592
  • ISBN : 9781119242789
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Summary : Overall, this book presents a detailed and comprehensive overview of the state-of-the-art development of different nanoscale intelligent materials for advanced applications. Apart from fundamental aspects of fabrication and characterization of nanomaterials, it also covers key advanced principles involved in utilization of functionalities of these nanomaterials in appropriate forms. It is very important to develop and understand the cutting-edge principles of how to utilize nanoscale intelligent features in the desired fashion. These unique nanoscopic properties can either be accessed when the nanomaterials are prepared in the appropriate form, e.g., composites, or in integrated nanodevice form for direct use as electronic sensing devices. In both cases, the nanostructure has to be appropriately prepared, carefully handled, and properly integrated into the desired application in order to efficiently access its intelligent features. These aspects are reviewed in detail in three themed sections with relevant chapters: Nanomaterials, Fabrication and Biomedical Applications; Nanomaterials for Energy, Electronics, and Biosensing; Smart Nanocomposites, Fabrication, and Applications.

Smart Drug Delivery System

Smart Drug Delivery System
  • Author : Ali Demir Sezer
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-02-10
  • Total pages :398
  • ISBN : 9789535122470
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Summary : This contribution book collects reviews and original articles from eminent experts working in the interdisciplinary arena of novel drug delivery systems and their uses. From their direct and recent experience, the readers can achieve a wide vision on the new and ongoing potentialities of different smart drug delivery systems. Since the advent of analytical techniques and capabilities to measure particle sizes in nanometer ranges, there has been tremendous interest in the use of nanoparticles for more efficient methods of drug delivery. On the other hand, this reference discusses advances in the design, optimization, and adaptation of gene delivery systems for the treatment of cancer, cardiovascular, diabetic, genetic, and infectious diseases, and considers assessment and review procedures involved in the development of gene-based pharmaceuticals.

Nanotechnology for Oral Drug Delivery

Nanotechnology for Oral Drug Delivery
  • Author : João Pedro Martins,Hélder A. Santos
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020-07-30
  • Total pages :534
  • ISBN : 9780128180396
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Summary : Nanotechnology for Oral Drug Delivery: From Concept to Applications discusses the current challenges of oral drug delivery, broadly revising the different physicochemical barriers faced by nanotechnolgy-based oral drug delivery systems, and highlighting the challenges of improving intestinal permeability and drug absorption. Oral delivery is the most widely used form of drug administration due to ease of ingestion, cost effectiveness, and versatility, by allowing for the accommodation of different types of drugs, having the highest patient compliance. In this book, a comprehensive overview of the most promising and up-to-date engineered and surface functionalized drug carrier systems, as well as opportunities for the development of novel and robust delivery platforms for oral drug administration are discussed. The relevance of controlling the physicochemical properties of the developed particle formulations, from size and shape to drug release profile are broadly reviewed. Advances in both in vitro and in vivo scenarios are discussed, focusing on the possibilities to study the biological-material interface. The industrial perspective on the production of nanotechnology-based oral drug delivery systems is also covered. Nanotechnology for Oral Drug Delivery: From Concept to Applications is essential reading for researchers, professors, advanced students and industry professionals working in the development, manufacturing and/or commercialization of nanotechnology-based systems for oral drug delivery, targeted drug delivery, controlled drug release, materials science and biomaterials, in vitro and in vivo testing of potential oral drug delivery technologies. Highlights the relevance of oral drug delivery in the clinical setting Covers the most recent advances in the field of nanotechnology for oral drug delivery Provides the scientific community with data that can facilitate and guide their research

Additive Manufacturing with Functionalized Nanomaterials

Additive Manufacturing with Functionalized Nanomaterials
  • Author : Sunpreet Singh,Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2021-04-16
  • Total pages :276
  • ISBN : 9780128236161
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Summary : The greatest benefits of nanoscale additive manufacturing lie in biomedicine, smart devices/sensors, energy harvesting, aerospace, and manufacturing. This book explores the recent applications of functionalized nanomaterials-based additive manufacturing to benefit different manufacturing domains, including design and process aspects, as well as outlining major application areas. This book summarizes recent progress of functionalized nanomaterials-based additive manufacturing on both an experimental and a theoretical model level. Though nanomaterials can be fabricated by bottom-up and top-down approaches (techniques include lithography, photolithography, and micro-machining), the applications of additive manufacturing processes are increasing at an exponential rate and therefore, the demand for high-performance materials has been greatly increasing. Recent applications covered in this book include biomedicine, aerospace, automobile, waste recycling, and energy storage devices. Environmental, regulatory and safety issues are also discussed. This book is an important reference source for materials scientists and engineers who are seeking to improve their understanding of how functionalized nanomaterials are playing an increasingly important role in the additive manufacturing process. Brings together recent innovations and practices of nanomaterials in additive manufacturing processes Outlines major nanomaterials-based additive manufacturing techniques Discusses major applications in a range of industry sectors, including in energy, automotive and biomedicine

Nanoengineered Biomaterials for Advanced Drug Delivery

Nanoengineered Biomaterials for Advanced Drug Delivery
  • Author : Masoud Mozafari
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020-06-17
  • Total pages :820
  • ISBN : 9780081029862
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Summary : Nanoengineered Biomaterials for Advanced Drug Delivery explores the latest advances in the applications of nanoengineered biomaterials in drug delivery systems. The book covers a wide range of biomaterials and nanotechnology techniques that have been used for the delivery of different biological molecules and drugs in the human body. It is an important resource for biomaterials scientists and engineers working in biomedicine and those wanting to learn more on how nanoengineered biomaterials are being used to enhance drug delivery for a variety of diseases. Nanoengineered biomaterials have enhanced properties that make them more effective than conventional biomaterials as both drug delivery agents, and in the creation of new drug delivery systems. As nanoengineering becomes more cost-effective, nanoengineered biomaterials have become more widely used within biomedicine. Offers an informed overview on how nanoengineering biomaterials enhance their properties for drug delivery applications Discusses the major applications of nanoengineered biomaterials for drug delivery Outlines the major challenges for successfully implementing nanoengineered biomaterials into existing drug delivery systems

Advances in Nanomaterials for Drug Delivery

Advances in Nanomaterials for Drug Delivery
  • Author : Mahdi Karimi,Maryam Rad Mansouri,Navid Rabiee,Michael R Hamblin
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-12-05
  • Total pages :78
  • ISBN : 9781681742892
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Summary : Nanomedicine is a developing field, which includes different disciplines such as material science, chemistry, engineering and medicine devoted to the design, synthesis and construction of high-tech nanostructures. The ability of these structures to have their chemical and physical properties tuned by structural modification, has allowed their use in drug delivery systems, gene therapy delivery, and various types of theranostic approaches. Colloidal noble metal nanoparticles and other nanostructures have many therapeutic and diagnostic applications. The concept of drug targeting as a magic bullet has led to much research in chemical modification to design and optimize the binding to targeted receptors. It is important to understand the precise relationship between the drug and the carrier and its ability to target specific tissues, and pathogens to make an efficient drug delivery system. This book covers advances based on different drug delivery systems: polymeric and hyper branched nanomaterials, carbon-based nanomaterials, nature-inspired nanomaterials, and pathogen-based carriers.

Applications of Nanocomposite Materials in Drug Delivery

Applications of Nanocomposite Materials in Drug Delivery
  • Author : Dr Inamuddin,Abdullah M. Asiri,Ali Mohammad
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-06-18
  • Total pages :990
  • ISBN : 9780128137581
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Summary : Applications of Nanocomposite in Drug Delivery discusses and explores the applications of nanocomposites in the area of drug delivery. Starting with a scientific understanding of drug delivery fundamentals, the book explores the utility of nanocomposites in the area of controlled, transdermal, osteo-articular tuberculosis and stimulus sensitive drug delivery applications. The book intricately details and discusses a variety of methods for their preparation, while also highlighting specific applications of nanocomposites in targeted drug delivery. Discusses nanocomposite and nanotechnology for drug delivery Outlines the mechanisms involved in targeted drug delivery using nanocomposites Includes synthesis methods for nanocomposites used in controlled drug delivery Lists various applications of nanocomposites in drug delivery

Nanobiomaterials

Nanobiomaterials
  • Author : Anil K. Sharma,Raj K. Keservani,Rajesh K. Kesharwani
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-01-03
  • Total pages :528
  • ISBN : 9781351792455
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Summary : This new volume focuses on the ever-growing and ever-sophisticated use of nanobiomaterials in drug delivery. There have been significant developments in the delivery of the active pharmaceutical ingredients to target sites, thereby sparing the normal functioning biological systems from damage, and this volume highlights some of the most important developments in the field. The book first provides an overview of nanobiomaterials and then goes on to report on new developments in drug delivery and nanotechnology, nanobiomaterials as carriers in cancer therapy, and the diverse uses of nanobiomaterials. Broken into sections, the chapters cover: an overview of nanobiomaterials drug delivery and nanotechnology nanobiomaterials as carriers in cancer therapeutics diverse uses of nanobiomaterials This volume will be a valuable resource on drug delivery for pharmaceutical manufacturers, healthcare personnel, and researchers.

Biomimetic Nanoengineered Materials for Advanced Drug Delivery

Biomimetic Nanoengineered Materials for Advanced Drug Delivery
  • Author : Afeesh Rajan Unnithan,Arathyram Ramachandra Kurup Sasikala,Cheol Sang Kim,Chan Hee Park
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-10
  • Total pages :445
  • ISBN : 0128149442
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Summary : Biomimetic Nanoengineered Materials for Advanced Drug Delivery is an indispensable guide for new developments in biomimetic nanoengineering for advanced drug delivery applications. Focusing on the fundamentals of a new type of nanocarriers for drug delivery in the most recent miRNA therapeutics, the book provides readers with detailed knowledge from the basics, to the most recent innovations. Early chapters of the book discuss a range of drug delivery techniques, including nanofibers, biomimetic polymers, 3D bioprinting, nanotechnology and radiofrequency sensitive nanocarriers. Later chapters explore miRNA therapeutics, magnetic nanoparticles, nanogel-based and ROS-mediated drug delivery systems. The book is a vital reference for biomaterials and nanomedicine researchers and clinicians with an interest in advanced drug delivery. Analyzes nanoparticle-plasma protein interactions, making it one of the first books on this topic Includes the latest trends in nanotherapeutic drug delivery Presents comprehensive chapters that cover a specific drug delivery carrier and its mode of operation, stimuli and the target site of action Provides an essential tool for researchers in nanomedicine and nanobiomaterials

Nanomaterials for Medical Applications

Nanomaterials for Medical Applications
  • Author : Zoraida Aguilar
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012
  • Total pages :461
  • ISBN : 9780123850898
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Summary : This title covers recent advances in a variety of biomedical applications of nanostructured materials, as the field evolves from prototype device to real-world application. It presents the main types of nanomaterial used in medical application today: semiconductor nanomaterials, Magnetic nanomaterials, metal nanoparticles, Carbon nanomaterials, Hydrogel nanocomposites, Liposomes, Dendrimers, Polymer nanocomposites, and Biodegradable polymers. Structurally the work is demarcated into the six most popular areas of research: (1) biocompatibility of nanomaterials with living organisms in their various manifestations (2) nanobiosensors for clinical diagnostics, detecting biomolecules which are useful in the clinical diagnosis of genetic, metabolically acquired, induced or infectious disease (3) targeted drug delivery for nanomaterials in their various modifications (4) nanomedical devices and structures which are used in the development of implantable medical devices and structures such as nanorobots (5) nanopharmacology, as novel nanoparticles are increasingly engineered to diagnose conditions and recognize pathogens, identify ideal pharmaceutical agents to treat the condition or pathogens,fuel high-yield production of matched pharmaceuticals (potentially in vivo), locate, attach or enter target tissue, structures or pathogens; and dispense the ideal mass of matched biological compound to the target regions (6) nanotoxicology and remediation, which focuses on finished and on-going various toxicity evaluations on various nanomaterials that are used and currently being developed for medical applications Discusses the most important biomedical applications and devices of nanomaterials: drug delivery, medical imaging, gene therapy, nanorobots, biosensors and diagnostics Focuses on current commercialized techniques and applications, ensuring the work is entirely relevant to a rapidly evolving field Reviews the most recent studies on nanomaterial toxicity, thereby responding to the widescale private, policy and public interest in nanoscience