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Peptide and Protein Delivery

The growing area of peptide and protein therapeutics research is of paramount importance to medical application and advancement. A needed reference for entry level researchers and researchers working in interdisciplinary / collaborative projects, Peptide and Protein Delivery addresses the current and emerging routes for delivery of therapeutics. Covering cerebral delivery, pulmonary delivery, transdermal delivery, intestinal delivery, ocular delivery, parenteral delivery, and nasal delivery, this resource offers an overview of the main routes in therapeutics. Researchers across biochemistry, pharmaceutical, molecular biology, cell biology, immunology, chemistry and biotechnology fields will find this publication invaluable for peptide and protein laboratory research.


Entry level professionals and researchers working on interdisciplinary and collaborative projects in therapeutic research, including: biochemistry, pharmacology, chemistry, medicine, biomedicine, biotechnology, and immunology.  Graduate students studying peptide and protein drug delivery.

Hardbound, 380 Pages

Published: May 2011

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-384935-9


  • Preface




    Chapter 1: An Overview of the Field of Peptide and Protein Delivery

    Chapter 2: Pulmonary Delivery of Peptides and Proteins

    Chapter 3: Nasal Delivery of Peptides and Proteins with Chitosan and Related Mucoadhesive Polymers

    Chapter 4: Transdermal Delivery of Peptides and Proteins

    Chapter 5: Ocular Delivery of Proteins and Peptides

    Chapter 6: Brain Delivery of Peptides and Proteins

    Chapter 7: Chemically Modified Polyelectrolytes for Intestinal Peptide and Protein Delivery

    Chapter 8: Nanoparticle Mediated Oral Delivery of Peptides and Proteins: Challenges and Perspectives

    Chapter 9: Modulation of the Intestinal Tight Junctions Using Bacterial Enterotoxins

    Chapter 10: Peptide and Protein Delivery with Cell-penetrating Peptides

    Chapter 11: Peptide and Protein Bioconjugation: A Useful Tool to Improve the Biological Performance of Biotech Drugs

    Chapter 12: Peptide and Protein Application in Tissue Repair and Regeneration

    Chapter 13: Product Quality During Manufacture and Supply


    Commonly encountered units and abbreviations

    Calculated properties of some clinically relevant peptides and proteins



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