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Nanocurcumin Encapsulation Strategies Characteristics and Applications

Nanocurcumin  Encapsulation Strategies  Characteristics and Applications Book
Author : C. Tang
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2021-10-15
ISBN : 9780128235669
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The development of functional foods has been widely recognized to be an effective strategy to improve health effects or reduce the risks of a number of chronic diseases. The key to fabricate functional foods is to ensure that they should contain an appropriate amount of bioactives with well-recognized bioactivities. However, many important bioactives (e.g., phenolic compounds) are poorly insoluble, and thus low in bioavailability, which greatly limits the development of related functional foods. This limitation can be well overcome by the innovative emerging nanotechnology. The nanoencapsulation by a number of strategies has been demonstrated to not only remarkably improve the solubility, stability and bioavailability of poorly soluble bioactives, but also provides a novel solution to develop a series of functional foods for human health benefits. Nanocurcumin: Encapsulation Strategies, Characteristics and Applications provides the state-of-art overview of nanoencapsulation techniques for transforming poorly soluble curcumin (a most widely recognized bioactive with a wide range of bioactivities) into nanostrutured or nanoencapsulated curcumin ('nanocurcumin') with improved properties, suitable for functional foods formulations. Aimed to inform people in the academia or R&D of companies who work on the encapsulation of poorly soluble bioactives (beyond curcumin) for food formulations, development of functional foods, and food nanotechnology, with an extensive and advanced knowledge of the field. Thoroughly covers the most recent trends in the nanoencapsulation techniques of curcumin, achieved over the past decade Brings a variety of novel nanostructured delivery systems based on food important components (e.g., proteins and carbohydates, or their mixtures) Fills in the gap beween the interests of academia and food industry, through covering the issues of the development and applications of functional food formulations in the food field

Nanomaterials for Agriculture and Forestry Applications

Nanomaterials for Agriculture and Forestry Applications Book
Author : Azamal Husen,Mohammad Jawaid
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2020-03-06
ISBN : 0128178531
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nanomaterials for Agriculture and Forestry Applications explores how major nanomaterials are being specially used in the agriculture, forestry, and other associated sectors. Plants and their products are used for synthesis of nanoparticles as they contain primary and secondary metabolites, which reduce the metal salts and metal oxides into their nanoparticles. Exposure of these particles has been examined for their sustainable role and/or interaction with agricultural crops in terms of growth and yields. Nanomaterials accumulation and translocation have shown interaction with cellular organelles, DNA, RNA, proteins, or other biomolecules; and affect various functions of cell organelles. Application of nanosensors holds a significant promise in monitoring signaling pathways, metabolism, detection of crop/soil diseases, and specific pollutants or pesticides. Nanomaterials have also been used in soil and water quality management. In forestry sector, the nanotechnology is considered as the potential platform, which can transform the forest materials into value-added products, such as smart paper, nano-packaging, coating material, building construction, and biomedical and other sectors. This book is an important resource, showing how nanotechnology is being used to enhance large-scale agricultural and/or industrial application and production. Discusses the major types of nanomaterials used in the agriculture and forestry sectors, exploring how their properties make them effective for specific applications Explores the design, fabrication, characterization and applications of nanomaterials for new agri-products Offers an overview of regulatory aspects regarding the use of nanomaterials for agriculture and forestry

Novel Drug Delivery Systems for Phytoconstituents

Novel Drug Delivery Systems for Phytoconstituents Book
Author : Madhu Gupta,Durgesh Nandini Chauhan,Vikas Sharma,Nagendra Singh Chauhan
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2019-07-23
ISBN : 1351057626
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Novel Drug Delivery Systems for Phytoconstituents discusses general principles of drug targeting, construction material and technological concerns of different phytoconstituent in delivery systems. It focuses on the development of novel herbal formulations and summarizes their method of preparation, type of active ingredients, route of administration, biological activity and their applications. It dicusses therapeutic activities of plant derived chemicals, their limitations in clinical applications and novel drug delivery solutions to overcome them to provide better therapeutic effects with controlled and targeted drug delivery. Focus on drug delivery of phytomolecules Act as bridge between natural product scientist and clinical doctors Discusses mechanism of poor bioavailability of herbal molecules Increases awareness towards phytochemical efficacy Summarizes efficient novel delivery systems-based formulations. It extensively covers the applications of novel drug delivery systems including polymeric nanoparticles, solid lipid nanoparticles, nanostructured lipid capsules, liposomes, phytosomes, microsphere, transferosomes, and ethosomes. Some chapters are especially focused on anticancer phytodrugs, silymarin, andrographolide, berberine, and curcumin delivery with special emphasis on their application.

Handbook on Nanobiomaterials for Therapeutics and Diagnostic Applications

Handbook on Nanobiomaterials for Therapeutics and Diagnostic Applications Book
Author : Krishnan Anand,Muthupandian Saravanan,Balakumar Chandrasekaran,Suvardhan Kanchi,Sarojini Jeeva Panchu,Quan-Sheng Chen
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2021-03-18
ISBN : 0128219149
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Handbook of Nano-biomaterials for Therapeutics and Diagnostic Applications covers in-depth topics on nano-biomaterials and nano drug delivery systems (biosensors and bioimaging) involving polymer nanocomposites, metal nanocomposites, and other carbon family fibers and proteins. The book covers the current application of tiny machines or nanodevices and their use as early detection systems for life threatening diseases, giving detailed literature on the development of nanodevices, their use as diagnostic tools, and their present trend in the industry and market. In addition, their synthesis, potential applications and future of smart nanodevices in diagnosis of diseases and their use as smart clinical devices is covered. Users will find sections on recent advances in interdisciplinary research on the processing, morphology, structure and properties of nanostructured materials and their applications in drug delivery for various diseases such as cancer, tuberculosis, Alzheimer disease, ophthalmic diseases, and more. Offers a comprehensive coverage of the therapeutics and smart nanodevices as diagnostic tools and their potential clinical applications in biosensing and bioimaging Includes a glimpse into the nano-biomaterials that are essential components in nanomedicines Describes nanodevices in the early diagnosis of the diseases Explains the nano-drug delivery system for the treatment of various diseases, including cancer, tuberculosis, Alzheimer disease, and ophthalmic diseases Encompasses all information, starting from the design of nano-biomaterials to their applications in theranostics

Nanomaterials for Medical Applications

Nanomaterials for Medical Applications Book
Author : Zoraida Aguilar
Publisher : Newnes
Release : 2012
ISBN : 0123850894
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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

Nanotoxicology

Nanotoxicology Book
Author : Hemant Kumar Daima,S. L. Kothari,Bhargava Suresh Kumar
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2021-07-15
ISBN : 1000399915
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The field of nanomedicine has risen quickly due to the increasing number of designer-made nanomaterials. These nanomaterials have the potential to manage diseases and change the way medicine is currently studied. However, the increased practice of using nanomaterials has shed light on how many concepts of nanomedicine and nanotoxicity have been overlooked. Nanotoxicology: Toxicity Evaluation of Nanomedicine Applications addresses the existing gaps between nanomedicine and nanotoxicity. This book also brings together up-to-date knowledge on advances toward safe-by-design nanomaterials and existing toxicity challenges. This book delivers a comprehensive coverage in the field with fundamental understanding, serving as a platform to convey essential concepts of nanotoxicology and how these concepts can be employed to develop advanced nanomaterials for a range of biomedical applications. This book is an effort to answer some of the thoughtful nanotoxicological complications and their auspicious probable solutions with new approaches and careful toxicity assessment. Key Features: Reveals novel nanoscale approaches, toxicity assessment, and biomedical applications Includes importance of nanotoxicity concepts in developing smart nanomaterials Highlights unique contributions and "A to Z" aspects on the state-of-the-art from global leaders Offers a complete package to learn fundamentals with recommendations on nanomaterials toxicity and safe-by-design nanomedicines Nanotoxicology: Toxicity Evaluation of Nanomedicine Applications illuminates the high potential of many innovative nanomaterials, ultimately demonstrating them to be promising substitutes for available therapies that can be effectively used in fighting a myriad of biomedical complications. Further, this book reports legal, ethical, safety, and regulatory issues associated with nanomaterials, which have often been neglected, if not overlooked in literature and limiting clinical translation at nanoscale level. It will equip readers with cutting-edge knowledge of promising developments in nanomedicine and nanotoxicology, along with potential future prospects.

Advancing Medicine through Nanotechnology and Nanomechanics Applications

Advancing Medicine through Nanotechnology and Nanomechanics Applications Book
Author : Talukdar, Keka,Bhushan, Mayank,Malipatil, Anil Shantappa
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2016-08-23
ISBN : 1522510443
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The application of nanotechnology within the medical sphere has had a significant influence on how diseases and conditions are treated and diagnosed. While many strides have been made, there is still continuous research on nanotechnology being performed in the field. Advancing Medicine through Nanotechnology and Nanomechanics Applications highlights emergent trends and empirical research on technological innovations in medicine and healthcare. Investigating the impact of nanotechnology and nanomechanics on the treatment of diseases, regenerative medicine, and drug delivery systems, this publication is a vital reference source for professionals, researchers, medical students, and engineering students.

Novel Biomaterials for Regenerative Medicine

Novel Biomaterials for Regenerative Medicine Book
Author : Heung Jae Chun,Kwideok Park,Chun-Ho Kim,Gilson Khang
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-10-24
ISBN : 9811309477
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book explores in depth a wide range of new biomaterials that hold great promise for applications in regenerative medicine. The opening two sections are devoted to biomaterials designed to direct stem cell fate and regulate signaling pathways. Diverse novel functional biomaterials, including injectable nanocomposite hydrogels, electrosprayed nanoparticles, and waterborne polyurethane-based materials, are then discussed. The fourth section focuses on inorganic biomaterials, such as nanobioceramics, hydroxyapatite, and titanium dioxide. Finally, up-to-date information is provided on a wide range of smart natural biomaterials, ranging from silk fibroin-based scaffolds and collagen type I to chitosan, mussel-inspired biomaterials, and natural polymeric scaffolds. This is one of two books to be based on contributions from leading experts that were delivered at the 2018 Asia University Symposium on Biomedical Engineering in Seoul, Korea – the companion book examines in depth the latest enabling technologies for regenerative medicine.

Nutraceuticals

Nutraceuticals Book
Author : Alexandru Grumezescu
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2016-11-08
ISBN : 0128043768
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nutraceuticals, the fourth volume in the Nanotechnology in the Agri-Food Industry series, is an invaluable resource for anyone in the food industry who needs the most current information about scientific advances in this field. Nutraceuticals are gaining significant attention because of their apparent safety, as well as their nutritional and therapeutic uses. Scientific indications have reinforced dietary interposition as an effective implement for a healthy lifestyle. Bioactive components have been shown to exhibit antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, hypocholesterolemic, hypoglycemic, anti-mutagenic, and anti-carcinogenic roles in the living system. Research professionals, professors, and students will all find this book useful. Includes the most up-to-date research on nanotechniques and the applications most useful in the food industry Presents various natural and synthetic polymer-based nanoparticulate systems and their conjugates to the food industry including proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, and other biopolymers for applications Provides uses of nanoparticle uptake in ingredients as well as the potential side effects of nanoparticle carriers Covers potential benefits and methods of risk assessment for food safety

Emerging Trends in Nanomedicine

Emerging Trends in Nanomedicine Book
Author : Sanjay Singh
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2021-04-08
ISBN : 9811599203
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book illustrates the significance of nanotechnology in the delivery of anticancer and antimicrobial drugs, biomimetic technologies, tissue engineering, sensing, diagnostics, and artificial enzymes. It first briefly discusses the use of nanotechnology for the delivery of anticancer medications, and the concept and applications of catalytically active nanomaterial-based artificial enzymes for sensing and diagnostic applications. It then explores the use of silver nanoparticle-based novel antimicrobials, and comprehensively reviews the role of nanomaterials in developing biomedical implants and tissue engineering applications. Lastly, it offers a detailed description of nanotherapeutics for combating human protozoan parasitic infections. Cutting across the disciplines, this book serves as a guide for researchers and scientists in biotechnology, medical science and material science.

Nanotechnology Applied To Pharmaceutical Technology

Nanotechnology Applied To Pharmaceutical Technology Book
Author : Mahendra Rai,Carolina Alves dos Santos
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2017-11-21
ISBN : 3319702998
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Focusing on the application of nanotechnology in pharmaceutical technology the editors seek to integrate the two in order to obtain innovative products and solutions in pharmacology. Interdisciplinary in content it is of interest to those who are involved in the development of nanoproducts including nanotechnologists, microbiologists, biotechnologists pharmacologists and clinicians. Recent studies are presented that include the biosynthesis of nanoparticles focusing on antimicrobials; nanomaterial-based formulations that treat cancer, infections, skin disorders and wounds;nanomaterials in eye diseases and toxicity and safety issues. It demonstrates the crucial role this plays in tackling multi-drug resistant threats.

Layered Double Hydroxides LDHs

Layered Double Hydroxides  LDHs  Book
Author : Roberto Pizzoferrato,Maria Richetta
Publisher : MDPI
Release : 2021-04-01
ISBN : 3036504761
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Layered Double Hydroxides (LDHs) certainly do not represent a newcomer to the scientific community, yet they continue to attract a strong and general interest among a vast and multifaceted range of researchers. This persistent modernity is definitely due to some peculiar characteristics of these materials, which allow researchers and engineers to play with different aspects of two worlds: organic and inorganic, crystalline and molecular, solid and liquid, cationic and anionic. A virtually infinite number of possible chemical combinations takes advantage of their layered structure to express an unrivaled collection of remarkable properties. The capture and/or release of organic and inorganic species, versatile low-cost catalytic activity, and blending with other compounds to build up a variety of hybrid composites, are just some of the many effects investigated to date. As a result, the applications encompass almost all aspects of our life, ranging from renewable energy production to water purification, including biomedical applications, gas sensing, drug delivery, and food packaging and safety. This Special Issue highlights some of the recent research lines, and shows that remarkable progress has been and is still being made in all these aspects, to allow the consideration of LDHs as one of the most interesting and versatile inorganic materials.

Molecular Cloning

Molecular Cloning Book
Author : Gregory G. Brown
Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
Release : 2011-10-12
ISBN : 9533073985
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The development of molecular cloning technology in the early 1970s created a revolution in the biological and biomedical sciences that extends to this day. The contributions in this book provide the reader with a perspective on how pervasive the applications of molecular cloning have become. The contributions are organized in sections based on application, and range from cancer biology and immunology to plant and evolutionary biology. The chapters also cover a wide range of technical approaches, such as positional cloning and cutting edge tools for recombinant protein expression. This book should appeal to many researchers, who should find its information useful for advancing their fields.

Oxidative Stress and Biomaterials

Oxidative Stress and Biomaterials Book
Author : Thomas Dziubla,D Allan Butterfield
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2016-05-31
ISBN : 0128032707
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Oxidative Stress and Biomaterials provides readers with the latest information on biomaterials and the oxidative stress that can pose an especially troubling challenge to their biocompatibility, especially given the fact that, at the cellular level, the tissue environment is a harsh landscape of precipitating proteins, infiltrating leukocytes, released oxidants, and fluctuations of pH which, even with the slightest shift in stasis, can induce a perpetual state of chronic inflammation. No material is 100% non-inflammatory, non-toxic, non-teratogenic, non-carcinogenic, non-thrombogenic, and non-immunogenic in all biological settings and situations. In this embattled terrain, the most we can hope for from the biomaterials we design is a type of “meso-compatibility, a material which can remain functional and benign for as long as required without succumbing to this cellular onslaught and inducing a local inflammatory reaction. Explores the challenges of designing and using biomaterials in order to minimize oxidative stress, reducing patterns of chronic inflammation and cell death Brings together the two fields of biomaterials and the biology of oxidative stress Provides approaches for the design of biomaterials with improved biocompatibility

Functional Nanomaterials for Regenerative Tissue Medicines

Functional Nanomaterials for Regenerative Tissue Medicines Book
Author : Mariappan Rajan
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2021-12-09
ISBN : 100048694X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book covers nanomaterials in tissue engineering for regenerative therapies of heart, skin, eye, skeletal muscle, and the nervous system. The book emphasizes fundamental design concepts and emerging forms of nanomaterials in soft- and hard-tissue engineering. FEATURES Fills a gap in the literature related to the application of nanomaterials in hard- and soft-tissue regeneration, repair, and restructure Discusses a variety of applications, including cardiac, kidney, liver, bone, wound healing, artificial organs, and dental Presents advantages and limitations of various nanomaterials alongside future challenges Functional Nanomaterials for Regenerative Tissue Medicines is essential for academics and industry professionals working in tissue engineering, biomedicine, biopharmaceuticals, and nanotechnology. It is primarily intended for materials researchers (to develop the platforms related to tissue regeneration) as well as clinicians (to learn and apply nanomaterials in their practice) and industrial scientists (to develop commercial blood substitute products).

Advanced Polymers in Medicine

Advanced Polymers in Medicine Book
Author : Francesco Puoci
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2014-12-02
ISBN : 3319124781
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The book provides an up-to-date overview of the diverse medical applications of advanced polymers. The book opens by presenting important background information on polymer chemistry and physicochemical characterization of polymers. This serves as essential scientific support for the subsequent chapters, each of which is devoted to the applications of polymers in a particular medical specialty. The coverage is broad, encompassing orthopedics, ophthalmology, tissue engineering, surgery, dentistry, oncology, drug delivery, nephrology, wound dressing and healing, and cardiology. The development of polymers that enhance the biocompatibility of blood-contacting medical devices and the incorporation of polymers within biosensors are also addressed. This book is an excellent guide to the recent advances in polymeric biomaterials and bridges the gap between the research literature and standard textbooks on the applications of polymers in medicine.

Cavitation

Cavitation Book
Author : Sivakumar Manickam,Muthupandian Ashokkumar
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2014-08-05
ISBN : 9814411558
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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As nanomaterials and their end products occupy the pinnacle position of consumer markets, it becomes vital to analyze their generation processes. One of the green chemistry principles underlines the need for unusual energy sources to generate them. Utilizing the extreme energy from the collapse of cavitation bubbles, generated by either ultrasound or hydrodynamic forces, for the generation of nanomaterials is a merit to consider in this "Green Chemical Processing Era." A wide range of nanomaterials have been developed in the past decade using cavitation or coupling cavitation with other techniques such as microwave, photochemistry, and electrochemistry, resulting in nanomaterials with unique morphologies, reduced size, narrow size distribution, and innumerous advantages. While a few currently available books deal with the fundamental aspects of cavitation and sonochemistry, this book is devoted specifically to the technologically important nanomaterials obtained by cavitation.

NanoNutraceuticals

NanoNutraceuticals Book
Author : Bhupinder Singh
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2018-10-03
ISBN : 1351138936
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book will be a comprehensive account of the various facets of nutraceuticals domain. The peruser of this book will find details on various nanotech approaches to nutraceuticals, prebiotics and probiotics, along with their specific applications.

Natural compounds as inducers of cell death

Natural compounds as inducers of cell death Book
Author : Marc Diederich,Karoline Noworyta
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2012-08-31
ISBN : 9400745753
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Cancer still remains a most important killer and even though synthetic chemotherapeutic agents are currently used, they are cost-intensive and do not always meet the expectations. In parallel, there is increasing evidence for the potential of nature-derived compounds on the inhibition of different steps of cancer initiation, promotion and progression. We believe that all diseases can be found in Nature but that Nature also provides the efficient cures as said the Prophet of Allah: “Allah did not create any illness without also creating the remedy”. The content of this book gives a multi-disciplinary approach into the anti-cancer research field related to natural products and dietary compounds. Mainly, it covers the area of antitumor activity through an in-depth description of the cytotoxic, anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties in cancer, inflammatory and cardio-vascular diseases. The cell death inducing mechanisms (apoptosis, anti-proliferative activity, angiogenesis, cell cycle control, cytostatic property and autophagy) give an overview of how natural products are able to target cancer cells. We believe that all diseases can be found in Nature but that Nature also provides the efficient cures as said the Prophet of Allah: “Allah did not create any illness without also creating the remedy”. The content of this book gives a multi-disciplinary approach into the anti-cancer research field related to natural products and dietary compounds. Mainly, it covers the area of antitumor activity through an in-depth description of the cytotoxic, anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties in cancer, inflammatory and cardio-vascular diseases. The cell death inducing mechanisms (apoptosis, anti-proliferative activity, angiogenesis, cell cycle control, cytostatic property and autophagy) give an overview of how natural products are able to target cancer cells.

IRC SET 2018

IRC SET 2018 Book
Author : Huaqun Guo,Hongliang Ren,Aishwarya Bandla
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2019-10-31
ISBN : 9813298286
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book highlights cutting-edge research in multidisciplinary areas of Engineering, Physics, Medicine and Healthcare presented at the 4th IRC Conference on Science, Engineering and Technology (IRC-SET 2018), which was held at the Agency for Science Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore. The book also contains excerpts of the speeches made by eminent personalities who attended the occasion, thereby providing a written documentation of the event.