Nanostructures For Novel Therapy: Synthesis, Characterization And Applications

Hardcover | January 9, 2017

byAlexandru Mihai GrumezescuEditorDenisa Ficai

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Nanostructures for Novel Therapy: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications focuses on the fabrication and characterization of therapeutic nanostructures, in particular, synthesis, design, and in vitro and in vivo therapeutic evaluation. The chapters provide a cogent overview of recent therapeutic applications of nanostructured materials that includes applications of nanostructured materials for wound healing in plastic surgery and stem cell therapy. The book explores the promise for more effective therapy through the use of nanostructured materials, while also assessing the challenges their use might pose from both an economic and medicinal point of view. This innovative look at how nanostructured materials are used in therapeutics will be of great benefit to researchers, providing a greater understanding of the different ways nanomaterials could improve medical treatment, along with a discussion of the obstacles that need to be overcome in order to guarantee widespread availability. Outlines how the characteristics of nanostructures made from different materials gives particular properties that can be successfully used in therapeutics Compares the properties of different nanostructures, allowing medicinal chemists and engineers to select which are most appropriate for their needs Highlights new uses of nanostructures within the therapeutic field, enabling the discovery of new, more effective drugs

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Nanostructures for Novel Therapy: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications focuses on the fabrication and characterization of therapeutic nanostructures, in particular, synthesis, design, and in vitro and in vivo therapeutic evaluation. The chapters provide a cogent overview of recent therapeutic applications of nanostructured mate...

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Tagline:A detailed overview of innovative therapeutic applications of nanostructured materials, exploring their implementation for more effective treatment whilst also discussing current challenges to their widespread useOutlines how the characteristics of nanostructures made from different materials gives particular properties that ca...

Dr. Grumezescu is Assistant Professor at the Department of Science and Engineering of Oxide Materials and Nanomaterials, in the Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, with a second affiliation to the Faculty of Medical Engineering, at the Politehnica University of Bucharest in Romania. He is an experienced and oft-publishe...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:882 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:January 9, 2017Publisher:Elsevier Science & TechLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323461425

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Table of Contents

1. Novel Approaches for Preparation of Nanoparticles

Benjaram M. Reddy

2. Preparations and Applications of Smart Drugs as Nanoscale Therapeutic Agents

Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu

3. Functionalization of nanoparticles in specific targeting and mechanism release

Giulio Ghersi

4. Characterization of Natural/Synthesized, Micro and Nanostructured Materials for Biomedical Applications

Hiromichi Takebe

5. Multifunctional Nanostructured biopolymeric materials for therapeutic applications

Ilaria Armentano

6. Polymeric Pharmaceutical Nanoparticles Developed by Electrospray

Jalal Barzin

7. Nano-formulation and administration of PUFA-rich systems for applications in modern health-care

Pubali Dhar

8. Electrospinning and surface modification methods for functionalized cell scaffolds

Atsushi Hotta

9. Short peptide self-assembled nanostructures for therapeutics innovative delivery

Silvia Marchesan

10. Peptoids: Tomorrow's Therapeutics

Gaurav Verma

11. Electrospinning of collagen nano fiber scaffolds for tissue repair and regeneration

Murthy Chavali

12. Nanostructured therapeutic systems with bioadhesive and thermoresponsive properties

Marcos Luciano Bruschi

13. Design considerations in the development of wound healing bionanomaterials

Parvez Alam

14. Role of Nanostructure Molecules in Enhancing the Bioavailability of Oral Drugs

Mohammad Ahmed Azmi Sr.

15. Improvement Steps of Plastic Surgery To Tissue Engineering By Nanotechnology

ANI CINPOLAT

16. Dendrimers and dendronized materials as nanocarriers

Miriam Strumia

17. Gold nanostructures: preparation, properties, application in biophotonics and SERS

Petar A. Atanasov

18. Preparation of Quantum dots for Biomedical applications

Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu

19. Synthetic Gene Carriers

Nily Dan

20. Using Microsensors to Promote Development of Innovative Therapeutic Nanostructures

Corinne Dejous

21. The effect of nanostructured surfaces on stem cell fate

Edda Tobiasch

22. Applications of Aptamers for diagnosis and therapy of different diseases

Sepideh Khoee

23. Therapeutic applications of photonic crystals

Saeed Olyaee

24. Novel carriers and approaches: Insight for Psoriasis management

Suresh P. Vyas

25. The use of Nanostructures based on noble metals in Nanobiomedicine

Jalpa Soni

26. Novel Nanostructures to deliver small interfering RNA

Virginie Escriou

27. siRNA-basednucleoceuticals for tissue regeneration

Fatemeh Atyabi

28. Bone tissue regenerative medicine via bio-active nano-materials

Paula Veronica Messina

29. Toxicity of nanostructures: a general approach

Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu

30. Formulation development and toxicity of lipid nanoparticles: does excipient play important role?

Ranjita Shegokar