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Colloids in Drug Delivery

1st Edition

Edited by Monzer Fanun

CRC Press

652 pages

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Description

Colloidal drug delivery systems present a range of therapeutic benefits in the treatment of a number of challenging conditions, allowing researchers to cross barriers that have previously prevented efficient treatment while offering improved and more targeted absorption. Summarizing recent research in the field, Colloids in Drug Delivery assembles

Table of Contents

Surfactants and Block Copolymers in Drug Delivery. Application of Colloidal Properties in Drug Delivery.Polymeric Nanocapsules for Drug Delivery: An Overview. Poly(Alkyl Cyanoacrylate) Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery and Vaccine Development. Stimuli-Sensitive Polymer Gels for Dermal and Transdermal Drug Delivery and Their Application in the Development of Smart Textile Materials. Micelles: The Multifunctional Nanocarrier for Colloidal Drug Delivery. Multiple Emulsions: An Overview and Pharmaceutical Applications. Pharmaceutical and Biotechnological Applications of Multiple Emulsions. Nanoemulsions as Drug Delivery Systems. Microemulsion Systems: Application in Delivery of Poorly Soluble Drugs. Diclofenac Solubilization in Mixed Nonionic Surfactants Microemulsions. Self-Emulsifying Drug Delivery Systems. Liquid Crystals and Their Application in the Field of Drug Delivery. Liquid Crystalline Nanoparticles as Drug Nanocarriers. Niosomal Delivery System for Macromolecular Drugs. A New Class of Mesoscopic Aggregates as a Novel Drug Delivery System. Liposomes and Biomacromolecules: Effects of Preparation Protocol on In Vitro Activity. Colloidal Nanocarrier Systems as a Tool for Improving Antimycobacterial and Antitumor Activities and Reducing the Toxicity of Usnic Acid. Dendrimers in Drug Delivery. Microsphere: A Novel Drug Delivery System. Colloids in Aerosol Drug Delivery Systems. Respiratory Aerosol Dynamics with Applications to Pharmaceutical Drug Delivery. Colloidal Carriers for Drug Delivery in Dental Tissue Engineering. Classification and Application of Colloidal Drug Delivery Systems: Passive or Active Tumor Targeting. Nanocarriers for Imaging Applications. Index.

About the Editor

Monzer Fanun is a member of the faculty of Science and Technology at Al-Quds University.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED072000
MEDICAL / Pharmacy
SCI013050
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Physical & Theoretical
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science