Nanotechnology offers a revolutionary and definitive approach for the efficient delivery of drug molecules to non-healthy tissues and cells. This first volume of a series of two volumes analyzes the basics in the development of drug-loaded nanoplatforms, the so-called nanomedicines. Special attention is given to physicochemical engineering, pharmacokinetics, biocompatibility and biodegradability, representative nanoplatforms (based on lipids, polymers, cyclodextrins, metals, carbon, silica, iron oxides, etc.), and advanced nano-engineering strategies for passive, ligand-mediated, and/or stimuli-sensitive drug delivery and release.
Table of Contents
Part I: Gamete Quality. Introduction. Gamete physiology, fertilization and egg activation. Part II: It Is Traits That Rule, Genes Only Follow in Their Wake. Life history. Part III. Behavior. Part IV. Genetics and conservation. Part V. Molecular techniques. Evolution and speciation. Conclusions and future perspectives. Glossary. References.
Vladic, Tomislav; Petersson, Erik