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.
Table of Contents
Dendrimers: Branched Nanoarchitectures and Drug Delivery
Raj K. Keservani, Swarnali Goswami, and Anil K. Sharma
Dendrimers: A Tool for Advanced Drug Delivery
Patrícia Mazureki Campos, Juliana Palma Abriata, Abayomi Tolulope Ogunjimi, Juliana Maldonado Marchetti, and Robert Lee
Dendrimers: General Features and Applications
Durgavati Yadav, Kumar Sandeep, Shivani Srivastava, and Yamini Bhusan Tripathi
Computational Approach to Elucidate Dendrimers
An Overview of Dendrimers and Their Biomedical Applications
Nirupam Das, Piyoosh A. Sharma, Ankit Seth, Rahul Maheshwari, Muktika Tekade, Sushant K. Shrivastava, and Rakesh K. Tekade
Dendrimers for Controlled Release Drug Delivery
Phung Ngan Le, Dai Hai Nguyen, Cuu Khoa Nguyen, and Ngoc Quyen Tran
Dendrimers in Targeted Drug Delivery
Ankit Seth, Piyoosh Sharma, Rahul Maheshwari, Muktika Tekade, Sushant K. Shrivastava, and Rakesh K. Tekade
Dendrimers in Oral Drug Delivery
Sougata Jana, Joyita Roy, Nilofer Jasmin, Bibek Laha, and Sudipta Das
Dendrimers in Gene Delivery
Piyoosh A. Sharma, Rahul Maheshwari, Muktika Tekade, Sushant K. Shrivastava, Abhay S. Chauhan, and Rakesh K. Tekade
Dendrimers as Nanocarriers for Anticancer Drugs
Michal Gorzkiewicz and Barbara Klajnert-Maculewicz
Dendrimeric Architecture for Effective Antimicrobial Therapy
Ramadoss Karthikeyan, Oruganti Sai Koushik, and Palanirajan Vijayaraj Kumar
Anil K. Sharma is a lecturer at the Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Research, University of Delhi, India. He has published 25 peer-reviewed papers in the field of pharmaceutical sciences in national and international reputed journals as well as ten book chapters. His research interests include nutraceutical and functional foods, novel drug delivery systems (NDDs), drug delivery, nanotechnology, health science/life science, and biology/cancer biology/neurobiology. He graduated with a degree in pharmacy from the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India, and received a Master of Pharmacy (MPharm) from the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal, India, with a specialization in pharmaceutics.
Raj K. Keservani, MPharm, is a faculty of pharmaceutics at Sagar Institute of Research and Technology-Pharmacy, Bhopal, India. He has more than seven years of academic (teaching) experience from various institutes of India in pharmaceutical education. He has published 30 peer-reviewed papers in the field of pharmaceutical sciences in national and international journals, fifteen book chapters, two co-authored books, and two edited books. He is also active as a reviewer for several international scientific journals. Mr. Keservani graduated with a pharmacy degree from the Department of Pharmacy, Kumaun University, Nainital (UA), India. He received his Master of Pharmacy (MPharm) (specialization in pharmaceutics) from the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal, India. His research interests include nutraceutical and functional foods, novel drug delivery systems (NDDS), transdermal drug delivery/ drug delivery, health science, cancer biology, and neurobiology.