Applications of Nanocomposite Materials in Drug Delivery

Applications of Nanocomposite Materials in Drug Delivery

1st Edition - June 18, 2018

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  • Editors: Dr Inamuddin, Abdullah M. Asiri, Ali Mohammad
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128137413
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128137581

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Applications of Nanocomposite in Drug Delivery discusses and explores the applications of nanocomposites in the area of drug delivery. Starting with a scientific understanding of drug delivery fundamentals, the book explores the utility of nanocomposites in the area of controlled, transdermal, osteo-articular tuberculosis and stimulus sensitive drug delivery applications. The book intricately details and discusses a variety of methods for their preparation, while also highlighting specific applications of nanocomposites in targeted drug delivery.

Key Features

  • Discusses nanocomposite and nanotechnology for drug delivery
  • Outlines the mechanisms involved in targeted drug delivery using nanocomposites
  • Includes synthesis methods for nanocomposites used in controlled drug delivery
  • Lists various applications of nanocomposites in drug delivery


Scientists, engineers, industrial experts, Ph.D. students and master students in the field of biochemical engineering, materials chemistry, medical industry like dentistry & orthopaedic and pharmaceutical chemistry

Table of Contents

  • 1. Alginate-inorganic composite particles as sustained drug delivery matrices
    2. Applications of cellulose nanofibrils in drug delivery
    3. Avidin-based nanoparticles in drug delivery
    4. Carbon based polymer for drug delivery
    5. Carbon nanotube for targeted drug delivery
    6. carbon nanotubes
    7. Chitosan-based nanocomposites for drug delivery
    8. Chitosan nano composites for drug delivery and gene delivery
    9. Conjugated polymers in drug delivery: Research trend
    10. Cyclodextrin based Nanosponges in Drug Delivery and Cancer Therapeutics: New Perspectives for Old Problems
    11. Development of injectable in-situ gelling systems of Doxycycline hyclate for controlled drug delivery system
    12. Drug delivery for cardiac regeneration
    13. Drug Delivery: Present past and future of medicine
    14. Drug nanocrystals: Present past and future
    15. Electrospun matrices for localised drug delivery: current technologies and selected biomedical applications
    16. Electrospun nanocomposites for targeted drug delivery
    17. Hydrogel nanocomposite for controlled drug release
    18. Mesoporous nanomaterials as carriers in drug delivery
    19. Metal organic frameworks for drug delivery
    20. Metal-ferrite nanocomposites for targeted drug delivery
    21. Microwave synthesised nanocomposites for enhancing oral bioavailability of drugs
    22. Montmorillonite clay nanocomposites for drug delivery
    23. Nanocomposite for cancer targeted drug delivery
    24. Applications of Nanocomposite Materials in the Delivery of Anticancer Drugs
    25. Nanocomposite for transdermal drug delivery
    26. Nanocomposite microemulsions for drug delivery
    27. Nanocomposites for diagnosis and treatment of multiple sclerosis
    28. Nanocomposites Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering; Preparation, Properties and Applications
    29. Nanoemulsion in Drug Delivery
    30. Okra gum-alginate composites for controlled drug releasing delivery
    31. Oral colon cancer targeting by chitosan nanocomposites
    32. Phase transition microemulsions as drug delivery systems
    33. Polymer-ceramic nanocomposites for controlled drug delivery
    34. Potential of nanoparticles as drug delivery system for cancer treatment
    35. Stimuli-responsive nanocomposites for drug delivery
    36. Superparamagnetic
    37. Superparamagnetic nanoparticles for drug delivery
    38. Tumor-targeted drug delivery by nanocomposites
    39. Vesicular nanostructures for transdermal delivery

Product details

  • No. of pages: 990
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Woodhead Publishing 2018
  • Published: June 18, 2018
  • Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128137413
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128137581

About the Editors

Dr Inamuddin

Inamuddin is an assistant professor at the Department of Applied Chemistry, Zakir Husain College of Engineering and Technology, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. He has extensive research experience in multidisciplinary fields of analytical chemistry, materials chemistry, electrochemistry, renewable energy, and environmental science. He has worked on different research projects funded by various government agencies and universities and is the recipient of awards, including the Fast-Track Young Scientist Award and the Young Researcher of the Year Award 2020 of the university. He has published about 189 research articles in various international scientific journals, 18 book chapters, and 144 edited books with multiple well-known publishers. His current research interests include ion exchange materials, a sensor for heavy metal ions, biofuel cells, supercapacitors, and bending actuators.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, Zakir Husain College of Engineering and Technology, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India

Abdullah M. Asiri

Prof. Abdullah M. Asiri is the Head of the Chemistry Department at King Abdulaziz University since October 2009 and he is the founder and the Director of the Center of Excellence for Advanced Materials Research (CEAMR) since 2010 till date. He is the Professor of Organic Photochemistry. His research interest covers color chemistry, synthesis of novel photochromic and thermochromic systems, synthesis of novel coloring matters and dyeing of textiles, materials chemistry, nanochemistry and nanotechnology, polymers and plastics. A major achievement of Prof. Asiri is the discovery of tribochromic compounds, a class of compounds which change from slightly or colorless to deep colored when subjected to small pressure or when grind. This discovery was introduced to the scientific community as a new terminology published by IUPAC in 2000. This discovery was awarded a patent from European Patent office and from UK patent. He is also a member of the Editorial Board of various journals of international repute. He is the Vice- President of Saudi Chemical Society (Western Province Branch). He holds four USA patents, more than 800 Publications in international journals, seven book chapters, and ten books

Affiliations and Expertise

Chemistry Department, Center of Excellence for Advanced Materials Research, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Ali Mohammad

Ali Mohammad is Emeritus Professor of Chemistry in the Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. His scientific interests include physico-analytical aspects of solid-state reactions, micellar thin layer chromatography, surfactants analysis, and green chromatography. He is the author or coauthor of 250 scientific publications including research articles, reviews, and book chapters. He has also served as editor of Journal, Chemical and Environmental Research being published from India since 1992 and as the Associate Editor for Analytical Chemistry section of the Journal of Indian Chemical Society. He has been the member of editorial boards of Acta Chromatographica, Acta Universitatis Cibiniensis Seria F. Chemia, Air Pollution, and Annals of Agrarian Science. He has attended as well as chaired sessions in various international and nation conferences. Dr. Mohammad obtained his M.Phil. (1975), Ph.D. (1978), and D.Sc. (1996) degrees from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. He has supervised 53 students for Ph.D./M.Phil. and M.Tech. degrees.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Applied Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India

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