Nanomaterials for Medical Diagnosis and Therapy / Edition 1

Nanomaterials for Medical Diagnosis and Therapy / Edition 1

by Challa S. S. R. Kumar
     
 

ISBN-10: 3527313907

ISBN-13: 9783527313907

Pub. Date: 03/30/2007

Publisher: Wiley

Following an overview of nanotechnologies for diagnostic purposes, this book goes on to look at nanoparticle-based magnetic resonance, molecular and other imaging applications, as well as the potential roles of carbon nanotubes and bionanoparticles in biomedical applications. The book's main focus is on drug delivery systems based on nonporous and nanosize

Overview

Following an overview of nanotechnologies for diagnostic purposes, this book goes on to look at nanoparticle-based magnetic resonance, molecular and other imaging applications, as well as the potential roles of carbon nanotubes and bionanoparticles in biomedical applications. The book's main focus is on drug delivery systems based on nonporous and nanosize materials, solid lipid and polymeric nanoparticles, intelligent hydrogels, core-shell nanoparticles, and nanocapsules, rounded off by a discussion of their biomedical applications. The final part of this volume covers such biomedical strategies as gene therapy, synthetic gene-transfer vectors and targeted delivery.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783527313907
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/30/2007
Series:
Nanotechnologies for the Life Sciences Series
Pages:
757
Product dimensions:
6.87(w) x 9.74(h) x 1.68(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Nanotechnologies for Diagnosis -
Present and Future
Chapter 2: Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles of Iron Oxides for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Applications
Chapter 3: Carbon Nanotube-based Vectors for Delivering Immunotherapeutics and Drugs
Chapter 4: Core-Shell Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery and Molecular Imaging
Chapter 5: Nanotechnologies for Targeted Delivery of Drugs
Chapter 6: Nanoporous and Nanosize Materials for Drug Delivery Systems
Chapter 7: NANOEGGTM Technology for Drug Delivery
Chapter 8: Polymeric Nanomaterials -
Synthesis, Functionalization and Applications in Diagnosis and Therapy
Chapter 9: Polymeric Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery
Chapter 10: Solid Lipid and Polymeric Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery
Chapter 11: Intelligent Hydrogels in Nanoscale Sensing and Drug Delivery Applications
Chapter 12: Nanoshells for Drug Delivery
Chapter 13: Bionanoparticles and their Biomedical Applications
Chapter 14: Nanotechnology for Gene Therapy -
HVJ-E Vector
Chapter 15: Nanotoxicology of Synthetic Gene Transfer Vectors: Poly(ethyleneimine)- and Polyfectin-mediated Membrane Damage and Apoptosis in Human Cell Lines
Chapter 16: Nanoparticles for the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease: Theoretical Rationale, Present Status and Future Perspectives

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