Nanoparticles in Translational Science and Medicine

This volume explores some of the most exciting recent advances in basic research on nanoparticles in translational science and medicine and how this knowledge is leading to advances in the various fields.
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Audience

Researchers, professors and graduate students in biochemistry, chemistry, molecular biology, biotechnology, and medicine.

 

Book information

  • Published: November 2011
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-416020-0

Reviews

PRAISE FOR THE SERIES:
"Full of interest not only for the molecular biologist-for whom the numerous references will be invaluable-but will also appeal to a much wider circle of biologists, and in fact to all those who are concerned with the living cell."--British Medical Journal



Table of Contents

  1. Liposomes and other vesicular systems: structural characteristics, methods of preparation and use in nanomedicine
  2. Elisa Elizondo, Evelina Moreno, Ingrid Cabrera, Alba Córdoba, Santi Sala, Jaume Veciana and Nora Ventosa

  3. Luminescent quantum dots, making invisibles visible in bioimaging
  4. Mitsuru Ishikawa and Vasudevanpillai Biju

  5. Fabrication of dendrimers towards biological application
  6. Hsieh-Chih Tsai and Toyoko Imae

  7. Carbohydrate-based Nanoparticles for Potential Applications in Medicine
  8. Marco Marradi, Isabel García and Soledad Penadés

  9. Carbon nanotubes: Engineering biomedical applications
  10. Diego A. Gomez-Gualdrón, Juan C. Burgos, Jiamei Yu, and Perla B. Balbuena

  11. Engineered biological entities for drug delivery and gene therapy: Protein Nanoparticles
  12. Joan Domingo-Espín, Ugutz Unzueta, Paolo Saccardo, Escarlata Rodríguez-Carmona, José Luís Corchero, Esther Vázquez, and Neus Ferrer-Miralles

  13. Polymer nanoparticles
  14. Xiao-Yun Lu, Dao-Cheng Wu, Zheng-Jun Li, Guo-Qiang Chen

  15. Nanobiotechnology and Personalized Medicine
  16. K. K. Jain

  17. Tissue Engineering Using Magnetite Nanoparticles
  18. Akira Ito and Masamichi Kamihira

  19. Peptide nanoparticles for oligonucleotide delivery
  20. Taavi Lehto, Kariem Ezzat and Ülo Langel

  21. Nanoparticles in molecular diagnostics
  22. Pedro V. Baptista1, Gonçalo Doria1, Pedro Quaresma1, Miguel Cavadas, Cristina S. Neves, Inês Gomes, Peter Eaton, Eulália Pereira, Ricardo Franco

  23. Nanoparticles in Cancer Chemotherapy
  24. Deboshri Banerjee and Shiladitya Sengupta

  25. Nanoparticles in gene therapy: principles, prospects and challenges
  26. Chunxi Liu, Na Zhang

  27. Cell Delivery of Therapeutic Nanoparticles

JoEllyn McMillan, Elena Batrakova, and Howard E. Gendelman