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Infectious Diseases, Immunotherapy, Diagnostics, Antifibrotics, Toxicology and Gene Medicine

This volume in the Methods in Enzymology series comprehensively covers Infectious Diseases, Immunotheraphy, Gene Medicine, Diagnostics and Toxicology of Nanomedicine. With an international board of authors, this volume is split into sections that cover subjects such as Nanomedicines in Immunotherapy, Nanomedicine toxicity, and Diagnostic Nanomedicine.

Biochemists, biophysicists, molecular biologists, analytical chemists, and physiologists

Included in series
Methods in Enzymology

Hardbound, 470 Pages

Published: May 2012

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-391858-1


  • Antiviral Nanomedicines
    1. Enhanced antiviral activity of acyclovir loaded into nanoparticles
      Roberta Cavalli, Manuela Donalisio, Andrea Civra, Elisabetta Ranucci, Paolo Ferruti, and David Lembo

    2. Gold manno-Glyconanoparticles for Intervening in HIV gp120 Carbohydrate-Mediated Processes
      Paolo Di Gianvincenzo, Fabrizio Chiodo, Marco Marradi, and Soledad Penadés

    3. Nanoparticle mediated targeted delivery of antiretrovirals to the brain
      Supriya D. Mahajan, Wing-Cheung Law , Ravikumar Aalinkeel, Jessica Reynolds, Bindukumar B Nair, Ken-Tye Yong, Indrajit Roy, Paras N. Prasad and Stanley A. Schwartz

      Antibacterial Nanomedicines

    4. Antibacterial activity of doxycycline-loaded nanoparticles
      Ranjita Misra and Sanjeeb K Sahoo

    5. Antimicrobial properties of electrically formed elastomeric polyurethane-copper oxide nanocomposites for medical and dental applications
      Z.Ahmad, M.A.Vargas-Reus, R. Bakhshi, F. Ryan, G.G. Ren, F. Oktar, and R.P. Allaker

      Nanomedicines in Immunotherapy

    6. Gastrointestinal delivery of anti-inflammatory nanoparticles
      Hamed Laroui, Shanthi V Sitaraman, and Didier Merlin

    7. Chitosan-based nanoparticles as a Hepatitis B antigen delivery system
      Filipa Lebre , Dulce Bento , Sandra Jesus , and Olga Borges

    8. Targeting nanoparticles to dendritic cells for immunotherapy
      Luis J. Cruz, Paul J. Tacken,Felix Rueda, Joan Carles Domingo, Fernando Albericio, and Carl G. Figdor

      Diagnostic Nanomedicine

    9. Design and fabrication of N-Alkyl-polyethylenimine stabilized iron oxide nanoclusters for gene delivery
      Gang Liu, Zhiyong Wang, Seulki Lee, Hua Ai, Xiaoyuan Chen

    10. Protein-Carbon Nanotube Sensors: Single Platform Integrated Micro Clinical Lab for Monitoring Blood Analytes
      Sowmya Viswanathan, Pingzuo Li, Wonbong Choi, Slawomir Filipek, T. A. Balasubramaniam and V. Renugopalakrishnan

      Nanomedicine Toxicity

    11. Investigating the toxic effects of iron oxide nanoparticles
      Stefaan J. Soenen, Marcel De Cuyper, Stefaan C. De Smedt and Kevin Braeckmans

    12. Cytotoxicity of Gold Nanoparticles
      Yu Pan, Matthias Bartneck, and Willi Jahnen-Dechent

      Antifibrotic Nanomedicine

    13. Design of target-seeking antifibrotic compounds
      Tero A.H. Järvinen, and Erkki Ruoslahti

      Genetic Nanomedicine

    14. Cell-penetrating peptide-based systems for nucleic acid delivery: A biological and biophysical approach
      Sara Trabulo, Ana L. Cardoso, Ana M.S. Cardoso,, Nejat Düzgüne?, Amália S. Jurado and Maria C. Pedroso de Lima

    15. Multifunctional envelope-type nano-device (MEND) for organelle targeting via a step-wise membrane fusion process
      Yuma Yamada, Hidetaka Akita, Hideyoshi Harashima

    16. Lipopolyplexes as nanomedicines for therapeutic gene delivery
      Leire García, Koldo Urbiola, Nejat Düzgüne? and Conchita Tros de Ilarduya

    17. Interfering nanoparticles (iNOPs) for silencing microRNAs
      Huricha Baigude and Tariq M. Rana

    18. Genetic Nanomedicine: Gene Delivery by Targeted Lipoplexes
      Nejat Düzgüne? and Conchita Tros de Ilarduya


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