Controlled Release of Bioactive Materials - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780120744503, 9780323148412

Controlled Release of Bioactive Materials

1st Edition

Editors: Richard Baker
eBook ISBN: 9780323148412
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th January 1980
Page Count: 488
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Description

Controlled Release of Bioactive Materials is a collection papers that deal with the study of controlled release applications in drugs and other pharmacological products and processes.

The text covers topics such as the theory and practice of controlled drug delivery from bioerodible polymers, biodegradable drug delivery systems from aliphatic polyesters, and the applications of osmotic drug delivery. Also covered are topics such as the application of polymers for the sustained release of macromolecules, controlled transdermal delivery, and the use of hydrogel devices for the controlled release of steroid hormones.

The book is recommended for pharmacologists and doctors who would like to know more about advancements in the field of controlled release applications and its uses in healthcare, especially in pharmacology.

Table of Contents


Contributors

Preface

Theory and Practice of Controlled Drug Delivery from Bioerodible Polymers

Biodegradable Drug Delivery Systems Based on Aliphatic Polyesters: Application to Contraceptives and Narcotic Antagonists

Controlled Release of Progestins from poly (α-Amino Acid) Carriers

Applications of Osmotic Drug Delivery

Polymers for the Sustained Release of Macromolecules: Applications and Control of Release Kinetics

Controlled Transdermal Delivery

Controlled Release of Antithrombotic Agents from Polymer Matrices

Hydrogel Devices for the Controlled Release of Steroid Hormones

Determination of Diffusion Coefficients by Sorption from a Constant, Finite Volume

A New Family of Monolithic Hydrogels for Controlled Release Applications

A New Approach to Achieve Zero-Order Release Kinetics from Diffusion-Controlled Polymer Matrix Systems

Mathematical Model for Progesterone Release from Injectible Poly (Lactic Acid) Microcapsules in Vitro

Prospects for Controlling Forest Lepidoptera with Controlled Release Pheromone Formulations

Experience in Using a Hollow Fiber Controlled Release Formulation in Pheromone-Mediated Suppression of Pectinophora gossypiella under Humid Tropical Conditions

Implantable Systems for Delivery of Insect Growth Regulators to Livestock

Controlled Release Formulations and Control of the Imported Fire Ant: What Are the Possibilities

Encapsulation of Dimilin and Its Effect on Insecticidal Activity Against Aedes aegypti (L.) and Musca autumnalis Degeer

Controlled Activity Polymers with Labile Bonds to Pendent Metribuzin

Chlorpyrifos Release from Mosquito Larvicide Formulations

Evaluation of Plant Growth Regulators Using the Simulated Controlled Release Approach

Chemodynamics and Environmental Toxicology of Controlled Release Organotin Molluscicides

Bioassays and Environmental Effects of Organotin Marine Antifoulants

The Biocidal Mechanism of Controlled Release Bis(Tri-N-Butyltin) Oxide in Biomphalaria glabrata

Mechanism of Release of Organotin from Thermoset Polymers

Behavioural Responses to Amino and Carboxylic Acids by Biomphalaria glabrata, One of the Snail Hosts of Schistosoma mansoni

Focal Control of Schistosoma haematobium-Transmitting Snails, Bulinus (Ph.) abyssinicus, Using Controlled Release Tri-N-Butyltin Fluoride and Copper Sulphate

Laboratory Trials of Controlled Release Molluscicides on Bulinus (Ph.) abyssinicus, the Intermediate Host of Schistosoma haematobium in Somalia

Index


Details

No. of pages:
488
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1980
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780323148412

About the Editor

Richard Baker

Affiliations and Expertise

FRCGP, MB, BS