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Nanoparticle Technology for Drug Delivery

1st Edition

Edited by Ram B. Gupta, Uday B. Kompella

CRC Press

416 pages | 81 B/W Illus.

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Description

Nanoparticles, products of nanotechnology, are of increasing interest to the pharmaceutical community. They can increase drug solubility, enhance bioavailability, allow tissue targeting, offer decreased side-effects, and improve therapeutic efficacy. Presenting the most pertinent and practical issues in the manufacturing and biological application of nanoparticles, this source presents state-of-the-art scientific contributions by seasoned authorities in the field.

Table of Contents

PART I: Technologies for Nanoparticle Manufacturing. Fundamentals of Drug Nanoparticles. Manufacturing of Nanoparticles by Milling and Homogenization Techniques. Supercritical Fluid Technology for Particle Engineering. Polymer or Protein Stabilized Nanoparticles from Emulsions. PART II: Nanoparticle Characterization and Properties. Physical Characterization of Nanoparticles. Nanoparticle Interface: An Important Determinant in Nanoparticle-Mediated Drug/Gene Delivery. Toxicological Characterization of Engineered Nanoparticles. PART III: Drug Delivery Applications of Nanoparticle. Injectable Nanoparticles for Efficient Drug Delivery. Polymeric Nanoparticles for Oral Drug Delivery. Brain Delivery by Nanoparticles. Nanoparticles for Ocular Drug Delivery. DNA Nanoparticle Gene Delivery Systems. PART IV: Clinical, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues. Nanotechnology and Nanoparticles: Clinical, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues

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Drugs and the Pharmaceutical Sciences

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED071000
MEDICAL / Pharmacology
MED072000
MEDICAL / Pharmacy
TEC059000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Biomedical