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Organic Materials as Smart Nanocarriers for Drug Delivery

Organic Materials as Smart Nanocarriers for Drug Delivery Book
Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
Publisher : William Andrew
Release : 2018-03-26
ISBN : 0128136642
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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

Nanotechnology in Medicine

Nanotechnology in Medicine Book
Author : Mahendra Rai,Mrunali Patel,Rashmin Patel
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2021-10-19
ISBN : 1119769884
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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NANOTECHNOLOGY IN MEDICINE Discover thorough insights into the toxicology of nanomaterials used in medicine In Nanotechnology in Medicine: Toxicity and Safety, an expert team of nanotechnologists delivers a robust and up-to-date review of current and future applications of nanotechnology in medicine with a special focus on neurodegenerative diseases, cancer, diagnostics, nano-nutraceuticals, dermatology, and gene therapy. The editors offer resources that address nanomaterial safety, which tends to be the greatest hurdle to obtaining the benefits of nanomedicine in healthcare. The book is a one-stop resource for recent and comprehensive information on the toxico logical and safety aspects of nanotechnology used in human health and medicine. It provides readers with cutting-edge techniques for delivering therapeutic agents into targeted cellular compartments, cells, tissues, and organs by using nanoparticulate carriers. The book also offers methodological considerations for toxicity, safety, and risk assessment. Nanotechnology in Medicine: Toxicity and Safety also provides readers with: A thorough introduction to the nanotoxicological aspects of nanomedicine, including translational nanomedicine and nanomedicine personalization Comprehensive introductions to nanoparticle toxicity and safety, including selenium nanoparticles and metallic nanoparticles Practical discussions of nanotoxicology and drug delivery, including gene delivery using nanocarriers and the use of nanomaterials for ocular delivery applications In-depth examinations of nanotechnology ethics and the regulatory framework of nanotechnology and medicine Perfect for researchers, post-doctoral candidates, and specialists in the fields of nanotechnology, nanomaterials, and nanocarriers, Nanotechnology in Medicine: Toxicity and Safety will also prove to be an indispensable part of the libraries of nanoengineering, nanomedicine, and biopharmaceutical professionals and nanobiotechnologists.

Aromatic Herbs in Food

Aromatic Herbs in Food Book
Author : Charis Michel Galanakis
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2021-01-19
ISBN : 0128227176
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Aromatic Herbs in Food: Bioactive Compounds, Processing, and Applications thoroughly explores three critical dimensions: properties of bioactive compounds, recovery and applications. The book covers the most trending topics in herbs’ applications, putting emphasis on the health components of spices and herbs, their culinary use, their application for the treatment of functional gastrointestinal disorders, quality and safety requirements for usage in foods, processing, extraction technologies, green extraction technologies, encapsulation of recovered bioactives, applications and interactions with food components, applications as food supplements for weight loss, usage in active food packaging, the applications of rosemary and sage extracts, and much more. This book is ideal for food scientists, technologists, engineers and chemists working in the whole food science field. In addition, nutrition researchers working on food applications and food processing will find the content very valuable. Covers all the important aspects of herbs, such as properties, processing, recovery issues and their applications Brings the health components of spices and herbs, their culinary use and applications for the treatment of functional gastrointestinal disorders Explores herbs’ processing, extraction technologies, green extraction technologies, encapsulation of recovered bioactives, applications, and interactions with food components

Smart Materials for Drug Delivery

Smart Materials for Drug Delivery Book
Author : Carmen Alvarez-Lorenzo,Angel Concheiro,Hans-Jorg Schneider,Mohsen Shahinpoor
Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
Release : 2013
ISBN : 1849738785
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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. Smart Materials for Drug Delivery 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.

Magnetic Nanoparticles in Biosensing and Medicine

Magnetic Nanoparticles in Biosensing and Medicine Book
Author : Nicholas J. Darton,Adrian Ionescu,Justin Llandro
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2019-02-14
ISBN : 1108637876
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Drawing together topics from a wide range of disciplines, this text provides a comprehensive insight into the fundamentals of magnetic biosensors and the applications of magnetic nanoparticles in medicine. Internationally renowned researchers showcase topics ranging from the basic physical principles of magnetism to the detection and manipulation, synthesis protocols and natural occurrence of magnetic nanoparticles. Up-to-date examples of their clinical usage and research applications in the biomedical fields of sensing by diverse magnetic detection methods, in imaging by MRI and in therapeutic strategies such as hyperthermia, are also discussed, providing a thorough introduction to this rapidly developing field. Each chapter features questions with answers, highlighted definition boxes, and numerous illustrations which help readers grasp key concepts. Mathematical tools, together with key literature references, provide a strong underpinning for the material, making it ideal for graduate students, lecturers, medical researchers and industrial scientific strategists.

Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology

Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology Book
Author : Jean Cornier,Andrew Owen,Arno Kwade,Marcel Van de Voorde
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2016-11-28
ISBN : 3527800697
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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With its focus on concrete methods and recent advances in applying nanotechnology to develop new drug therapies and medical diagnostics, this book provides an overall picture of the field, from the fundamentals of nanopharmacy with the characterisation and manufacturing methods to the role of nanoparticles and substances. Actual examples of utilization include drug development issues, translation to the clinic, market prospects, and industrial commercialization aspects. The applications described are taken from cancer treatment as well as other major therapeutic areas, such as infectious diseases and dermatology. An in-depth discussion on safety, regulatory, and societal aspects rounds off the book. Written by a top team of editors and authors composed of the leading experts in Europe and the USA who have pioneered the field of nanopharmacy!

21st Century Nanoscience A Handbook

21st Century Nanoscience     A Handbook Book
Author : Klaus D. Sattler
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2020-04-22
ISBN : 1000702537
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This 21st Century Nanoscience Handbook will be the most comprehensive, up-to-date large reference work for the field of nanoscience. Handbook of Nanophysics by the same editor published in the fall of 2010 and was embraced as the first comprehensive reference to consider both fundamental and applied aspects of nanophysics. This follow-up project has been conceived as a necessary expansion and full update that considers the significant advances made in the field since 2010. It goes well beyond the physics as warranted by recent developments in the field. This eighth volume in a ten-volume set covers nanopharmaceuticals, nanomedicine, and food nanoscience. Key Features: Provides the most comprehensive, up-to-date large reference work for the field. Chapters written by international experts in the field. Emphasises presentation and real results and applications. This handbook distinguishes itself from other works by its breadth of coverage, readability and timely topics. The intended readership is very broad, from students and instructors to engineers, physicists, chemists, biologists, biomedical researchers, industry professionals, governmental scientists, and others whose work is impacted by nanotechnology. It will be an indispensable resource in academic, government, and industry libraries worldwide. The fields impacted by nanophysics extend from materials science and engineering to biotechnology, biomedical engineering, medicine, electrical engineering, pharmaceutical science, computer technology, aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering, food science, and beyond.

Nanomaterials for Agriculture and Forestry Applications

Nanomaterials for Agriculture and Forestry Applications Book
Author : Azamal Husen,Mohammad Jawaid
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2020-03-10
ISBN : 0128178523
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.

Targeted Cancer Imaging

Targeted Cancer Imaging Book
Author : Mehdi Azizi,Hadi Kokabi,Hassan Diant Moghadam,Mohammad Mehrmohammadi
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2021-12-10
ISBN : 012824514X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Targeted Cancer Imaging: Design and Synthesis of Nanoplatforms based on Tumour Biology reviews and categorizes imaging and targeting approaches according to cancer type, highlighting new and safe approaches that involve membrane-coated nanoparticles, tumor cell-derived extracellular vesicles, circulating tumor cells, cell-free DNAs, and cancer stem cells, all with the goal of pointing the way to developing precise targeting and multifunctional nanotechnology-based imaging probes in the future. This book is highly multidisciplinary, bridging the knowledge gap between tumor biology, nanotechnology, and diagnostic imaging, and thus making it suitable for researchers ranging from oncology to bioengineering. Although considerable efforts have been conducted to diagnose, improve and treat cancer in the past few decades, existing therapeutic options are insufficient, as mortality and morbidity rates remain high. One of the best hopes for substantial improvement lies in early detection. Recent advances in nanotechnology are expected to increase our current understanding of tumor biology, allowing nanomaterials to be used for targeting and imaging both in vitro and in vivo experimental models. Gives understanding of cancer biology that is appropriate for students and researchers in engineering and nanotechnology Demonstrates cancer targeting strategies of multifunctional nanotechnology-based imaging probes Shows how to design, synthesize and apply cancer imaging nanostructures

Dendrimers for Drug Delivery

Dendrimers for Drug Delivery Book
Author : Anil K. Sharma,Raj K. Keservani
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2018-07-27
ISBN : 135136068X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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With chapters from highly skilled, experienced, and renowned scientists and researchers from around the globe, Dendrimers for Drug Delivery provides an abundance of information on dendrimers and their applications in the field of drug delivery. The volume begins with an introduction to dendrimers, summarizing dendrimer applications and the striking features of dendrimers. It goes on to present the details of usual properties, structure, classification, and methods of synthesis, with relevant examples. The toxicity of dendrimers is also discussed. The chapter authors provide an exhaustive amount of information about dendrimers and their biomedical applications, including biocompatibility and toxicity aspects, a very useful feature. This informative volume will be valuable resource that will help readers to create products derived from dendrimers and navigate through the regulatory, manufacturing, and quality control hurdles. It will be an important resource for researchers, scientists, upper-level students, and industry professionals.

Nanomaterials Synthesis Characterization Hazards and Safety

Nanomaterials  Synthesis  Characterization  Hazards and Safety Book
Author : Muhammad Bilal Tahir,Muhammad Sagir,Abdullah M. Asiri
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2021-02-16
ISBN : 0128238372
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Characterization, Hazards and Safety explains the fundamental properties of nanomaterials, covering their types and classifications. The book includes methods of preparation and characterization of nanostructured materials. It explains the principles and fundamentals of nanomaterials, with information on both pure and composite-based materials with e nanostructures, outlines the latest developments and advances in nanomaterials, and highlights toxic effects and protection. This book is designed to appeal to a wide readership of academic and industrial researchers, focusing on nanotechnology and nanomaterials, sustainable chemistry, energy conversion and storage, nanotechnology, chemical engineering, environmental protection, optoelectronics, sensors, and surface and interface science. Provides information on major concepts and advances made in the areas of nanomaterials properties and nano safety Identifies the major physiochemical properties of nanomaterials Explores the toxicity of different class of nanomaterials and how they can be used safely

Drug Targeting and Stimuli Sensitive Drug Delivery Systems

Drug Targeting and Stimuli Sensitive Drug Delivery Systems Book
Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
Publisher : William Andrew
Release : 2018-05-21
ISBN : 0128136901
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Drug Targeting and Stimuli Sensitive Drug Delivery Systems covers recent advances in the area of stimuli sensitive drug delivery systems, providing an up-to-date overview of the physical, chemical, biological and multistimuli-responsive nanosystems. In addition, the book presents an analysis of clinical status for different types of nanoplatforms. Written by an internationally diverse group of researchers, it is an important reference resource for both biomaterials scientists and those working in the pharmaceutical industry who are looking to help create more effective drug delivery systems. Shows how the use of nanomaterials can help target a drug to specific tissues and cells Explores the development of stimuli-responsive drug delivery systems Includes case studies to showcase how stimuli responsive nanosystems are used in a variety of therapies, including camptothecin delivery, diabetes and cancer therapy

Handbook on Synthesis Strategies for Advanced Materials

Handbook on Synthesis Strategies for Advanced Materials Book
Author : A. K. Tyagi,Raghumani S. Ningthoujam
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2021-08-17
ISBN : 9811618070
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book presents state-of-the-art coverage of synthesis of advanced functional materials. Unconventional synthetic routes play an important role in the synthesis of advanced materials as many new materials are metastable and cannot be synthesized by conventional methods. This book presents various synthesis methods such as conventional solid-state method, combustion method, a range of soft chemical methods, template synthesis, molecular precursor method, microwave synthesis, sono-chemical method and high-pressure synthesis. It provides a comprehensive overview of synthesis methods and covers a variety of materials, including ceramics, films, glass, carbon-based, and metallic materials. Many techniques for processing and surface functionalization are also discussed. Several engineering aspects of materials synthesis are also included. The contents of this book are useful for researchers and professionals working in the areas of materials and chemistry.

Hybrid Organic Inorganic Interfaces

Hybrid Organic Inorganic Interfaces Book
Author : Marie Helene Delville,Andreas Taubert
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2018-02-20
ISBN : 3527342559
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Hybrid organic-inorganic materials and the rational design of their interfaces open up the access to a wide spectrum of functionalities not achievable with traditional concepts of materials science. This innovative class of materials has a major impact in many application domains such as optics, electronics, mechanics, energy storage, and conversion, protective coatings, catalysis, sensing, and nanomedicine. The properties of these materials do not only depend on the chemical structure, and the mutual interaction between their nano-scale building blocks, but are also strongly influenced by the interfaces they share. This handbook focuses on the most recent investigations concerning the design, control, and dynamics of hybrid organic-inorganic interfaces, covering: (i) characterization methods of interfaces, (ii) innovative computational approaches and simulation of interaction processes, (iii) in-situ studies of dynamic aspects controlling the formation of these interfaces, and (iv) the role of the interface for process optimization, devices, and applications in such areas as optics, electronics, energy, and medicine.

Chemoresponsive Materials

Chemoresponsive Materials Book
Author : Hans-Jörg Schneider
Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
Release : 2015-07-13
ISBN : 1782620621
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Smart materials stimulated by chemical or biological signals are of interest for their many applications including drug delivery, as well as in new sensors and actuators for environmental monitoring, process and food control, and medicine. In contrast to other books on responsive materials, this volume concentrates on materials which are stimulated by chemical or biological signals. Chemoresponsive Materials introduces the area with chapters covering different responsive material systems including hydrogels, organogels, membranes, thin layers, polymer brushes, chemomechanical and imprinted polymers, nanomaterials, silica particles, as well as carbohydrate- and bio-based systems. Many promising applications are highlighted, with an emphasis on drug delivery, sensors and actuators. With contributions from internationally known experts, the book will appeal to graduate students and researchers in academia, healthcare and industry interested in functional materials and their applications.

Recent Trends in Chemistry and Futuristic Catalysts

Recent Trends in Chemistry and Futuristic Catalysts Book
Author : Dr. Azad Kumar,Dr. Hari Singh
Publisher : THNAUJ INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHERS
Release : 2022-01-12
ISBN : 8195519636
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book includes a wide variety of topics that represent the diversity of current chemistry and catalysis developments. It features cutting-edge research from some of the world's smartest and most well-known experts. Contributions vary from creative uses of current approaches to new methods to help readers comprehend. Catalysis is a not often used expression in everyday life, but it plays a major role in our existence. Only the catalytic activity of enzymes allows the human body to function. In addition, the synthesis of ammonia fertiliser is a significant achievement in the realm of catalysis with significant societal implications. Catalysts have gotten a lot of interest because they can be used to make sustainable energy, fuels, and value-added compounds. This book examines some of the underlying challenges surrounding various developments in new catalytic systems and designs, as well as their applications. The book provides an overview about the greatness that lies in the recent progress in chemistry.

Smart Biomaterial Devices

Smart Biomaterial Devices Book
Author : A.K. Bajpai,Jaya Bajpai,Rajesh Kumar Saini,Priyanka Agrawal,Atul Tiwari
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2016-12-19
ISBN : 1498707017
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Polymers have emerged as one of the most innovative classes of materials in modern materials science, leading to new applications in medicine and pharmacy. This book offers a convincing and understandable approach to polymer biomaterial devices being used in various areas related to biomedical and pharmaceutical fields. The polymer materials finding application as biomaterials are discussed and described in detail pertaining to the areas of artificial implants, orthopedics, ocular devices, dental implants, drug delivery systems, burns and wounds.

Engineered Nanomaterials and Phytonanotechnology Challenges for Plant Sustainability

Engineered Nanomaterials and Phytonanotechnology  Challenges for Plant Sustainability Book
Author : Ashok Kumar Das
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2019-11-27
ISBN : 0128213205
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Engineered Nanomaterials and Phytonanotechnology: Challenges for Plant Sustainability, Volume 87 in the Comprehensive Analytical Chemistry series, highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters on the Current status of environmental monitoring, Physical principles of infrared, Chemical principles of infrared, Instrumentation and hardware, Data analysis, Sampling, Applications in water, Application in soil and sediments, Applications in ecology of animals and plants, Applications in air monitoring, Applications in contamination, Applications in marine environments, Advantages and pitfalls, and more. Provides the authority and expertise of leading contributors from an international board of authors Presents the latest release in the Comprehensive Analytical Chemistry series Updated release includes the latest information on the field of engineered nanomaterials in plants

Nanotechnology in Medicine

Nanotechnology in Medicine Book
Author : Vishnu Kirthi Arivarasan,Karthik Loganathan,Pushpamalar Janarthanan
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2021-01-21
ISBN : 3030610217
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nanomedicine is the field of science that deals with organic applications of medicine at the nano-scale level. It primarily addresses finding, anticipating, and treating sickness, as well as using nanotechnology to assist in controlling human frameworks at the cellular level. The nature of nanotechnology allows it to address numerous medical issues in humans. This book offers comprehensive information to better comprehend and apply multifunctional nanoparticles in nanomedicine, and thus open avenues in the field. Medicating at the nanolevel is an exceptional therapeutic avenue, as it avoids symptoms associated with conventional medicines. This book investigates recent insights into structuring novel drug delivery frameworks. It concentrates on the physical characteristics of drug delivery transporters, and the preliminary procedures involved in their use. The book offers in-depth detail that benefits academics and researchers alike, containing broad research from experts in the field, and serves as a guide for students and researchers in the field of nanomedicine, drug delivery, and nanotechnology.

The Road from Nanomedicine to Precision Medicine

The Road from Nanomedicine to Precision Medicine Book
Author : Shaker A. Mousa,Raj Bawa,Gerald F. Audette
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2020-01-06
ISBN : 1000043495
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The enormous advances in nanomedicine and precision medicine in the past two decades necessitated this comprehensive reference, which can be relied upon by researchers, clinicians, pharmaceutical scientists, regulators, policymakers, and lawyers alike. This standalone, full-color resource broadly surveys innovative technologies and advances pertaining to nanomedicine and precision medicine. In addition, it addresses often-neglected yet crucial areas such as translational medicine, intellectual property law, ethics, policy, FDA regulatory issues, nano-nomenclature, and artificial nano-machines—all accomplished in a user-friendly, broad yet interconnected format. The book is essential reading for the novice and the expert alike in diverse fields such as medicine, law, pharmacy, genomics, biomedical sciences, ethics, and regulatory science. The book’s multidisciplinary approach will attract a global audience and serve as a valuable reference resource for industry, academia, and government.