Targeting of Drugs 4: Advances in System Constructs / Edition 1

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The proceedings of the June-July 1993 NATO Advanced Study Institute deal with a variety of approaches to carrier design or modification that contribute to optimal carrier function. Among the topics in 17 contributions: drug targeting with glycoproteins and other peptide carriers; the use of MSH derivatives for targeting to melanomas; advances in diagnosis and treatment of neoplasia using radioactive monoclonal antibodies; and nanoparticles for the delivery of peptides and proteins. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306449109
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 9/5/2007
  • Series: Nato Science Series A: (closed), #273
  • Edition description: 1994
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 207
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Table of Contents

Drug Targeting with Glycoproteins and other Peptide Carriers: An Overview; D.K.F. Meijer. Sugar Specific Delivery of Drugs, Oligonucleotides, and Genes; M. Monsigny, et al. The Use of MSH Derivatives for Targeting to Melanomas; D.R. Bard, et al. The Immunogenicity of Recombinant Proteins and of 'Magic Bullets' Represents the Main Obstacle for the Effective in vivo Targeting of Biological Response Modifiers (BRMs); A.H. Sehon. Targeting of Drugs to Tumors: The Use of the Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor as a Ligand; J. Jankun. Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment of Neoplasia Using Radioactive Monoclonal Antibodies; A. Maraveyas, A.A. Epenetos. Targeting Transcription Factors to Inhibit Selectively Gene Expression in Particular Cell Types; A.C. Allison, E.M. Eugui. Design, Biological Properties and Delivery of Antisense Oligonucleotides; J.S. Cohen. Liposomes in vivo: Control of Behaviour; G. Gregoriadis. Passive Targeting of Anthracyclines Entrapped in Longcirculating (Stealth) Liposomes in the Treatment of Cancer; T.M. Allen. Liposomal Drug Delivery: Possibilities for Manipulation; G. Storm, et al. 6 additional articles. Index.

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