- Provides a comprehensive and unparalleled overview of the role of micro- and nanotechnology in vaccine development
- Allows researchers to quickly familiarize themselves with the broad spectrum of vaccines and how micro- and nanotechnologies are applied to their development
- Includes a combination of overview chapters setting out general principles, and focused content dealing with specific vaccines, making it useful to readers from a variety of disciplines
Academic (researchers and grad students); Investigators in translational research; clinical scientists; pharmaceutical companies and development laboratories
Table of Contents
- Overview of immune system.
Innate immunity and special role of antigen presenting cells.
Immunity and size.
Introduction to the vaccines.
Current challenges in vaccine development.
Growing role of nanotechnology
Nanotechnology in medical research
Nanoparticle based peptide vaccines
Liposome as nano- and microvaccines
Lipid in peptide vaccine (excluding liposomes)
Nanoadjuvants for peptide based vaccines
Nanopatches for vaccine delivery
Oral vaccine delivery
Nano- and microtechnology in skin delivery of vaccines
Nasal vaccine delivery
Nanoparticles for cancer targeting vaccines by
polymer based nanovaccines
Lipidic microparticles for vaccine delivery
Polymeric microparticles for vaccine delivery
- No. of pages: 460
- Language: English
- Copyright: © Elsevier 2016
- Published: September 20, 2016
- Imprint: Elsevier
- eBook ISBN: 9780323400299
- Hardcover ISBN: 9780323399814