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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.

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

Hardbound, 648 Pages

Published: November 2011

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-416020-0


    "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


    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


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