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Main Title Nanocarrier Technologies Frontiers of Nanotherapy / [electronic resource] :
Author Mozafari, M. Reza.
Publisher Springer Netherlands,
Year Published 2006
Call Number R-RZ
ISBN 9781402050411
Subjects Medicine ; Biotechnology ; Pharmacy ; Biochemistry
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Collation XVIII, 226 p. online resource.
Notes Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes Bioactive Entrapment and Targeting Using Nanocarrier Technologies: An Introduction -- Archaeosomes as Drug and Vaccine Nanodelivery Systems -- Solid Lipid Nanoparticles -- Hydrotropic Nanocarriers for Poorly Soluble Drugs -- Biomimetic Approach to Drug Delivery and Optimization of Nanocarrier Systems -- A Role for Prebiotics in Controlled Drug Delivery -- Recent Advances in the Delivery of Food-Derived Bioactives and Drugs Using Microemulsions -- Pharmacokinetic Modulation with Particulate Drug Formulations -- Synthetic Vectors for Genetic Drug Delivery -- Dicationic DEGA-Based Lipid Systems for Gene Transfer and Delivery: Supramolecular Structure and Activity -- The Role of Liposomal Antioxidants in Oxidative Stress -- Interaction of Dendrimers with Model Lipid Membranes Assessed by DSC and Raman Spectroscopy. Nanobiotechnology is one of the key technologies of the 21st century. It is a combination of nanoscience and biotechnology and covers areas ranging from gene transfer and nanoencapsulation to food technology. Nanocarriers are a leading nanobiotechnology tool with the ability to provide protection, site-specific delivery, enhanced bioavailability and controlled release of pharmaceuticals, genetic material, imaging agents, nutraceuticals and cosmetics to name a few. For this reason, the study of nanocarriers, their properties and applications has attracted a great deal of interest over recent years. Designed as an advanced survey of the field, this book describes the key research parameters of nanocarrier technologies including their preparation methods, evaluation of their safety and efficiency, their interaction with biologicals and their application in biotechnology, drug delivery, gene therapy and food technology areas.
Place Published Dordrecht
Corporate Au Added Ent SpringerLink (Online service)
Host Item Entry Springer eBooks
PUB Date Free Form 2006
BIB Level m
Medium computer
Content text
Carrier online resource
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
OCLC Time Stamp 20140709153224
Language eng
OCLC Rec Leader 03164nam a22004575i 45