Infectious Diseases, Immunotherapy, Diagnostics, Antifibrotics, Toxicology and Gene Medicine

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  • Editor: Nejat Duzgunes
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123918703
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123918581

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This volume in the Methods in Enzymology series comprehensively covers Infectious Diseases, Immunotheraphy, Gene Medicine, Diagnostics and Toxicology of Nanomedicine. With an international board of authors, this volume is split into sections that cover subjects such as Nanomedicines in Immunotherapy, Nanomedicine toxicity, and Diagnostic Nanomedicine.

Key Features

  • Comprehensively covers infectious diseases, immunotherapy, gene medicine, diagnostics, and toxicology of nanomedicine
  • International board of authors
  • Split into sections that cover subjects such as Nanomedicines in Immunotherapy, Nanomedicine Toxicity, and Diagnostic Nanomedicine


Biochemists, biophysicists, molecular biologists, analytical chemists, and physiologists

Table of Contents

  • Antiviral Nanomedicines

    1. Enhanced antiviral activity of acyclovir loaded into nanoparticles
    2. Roberta Cavalli, Manuela Donalisio, Andrea Civra, Elisabetta Ranucci, Paolo Ferruti, and David Lembo

    3. Gold manno-Glyconanoparticles for Intervening in HIV gp120 Carbohydrate-Mediated Processes
    4. Paolo Di Gianvincenzo, Fabrizio Chiodo, Marco Marradi, and Soledad Penadés

    5. Nanoparticle mediated targeted delivery of antiretrovirals to the brain
    6. Supriya D. Mahajan, Wing-Cheung Law , Ravikumar Aalinkeel, Jessica Reynolds, Bindukumar B Nair, Ken-Tye Yong, Indrajit Roy, Paras N. Prasad and Stanley A. Schwartz.

      Antibacterial Nanomedicines

    7. Antibacterial activity of doxycycline-loaded nanoparticles
    8. Ranjita Misra and Sanjeeb K Sahoo

    9. Antimicrobial properties of electrically formed elastomeric polyurethane-copper oxide nanocomposites for medical and dental applications
    10. Z.Ahmad, M.A.Vargas-Reus, R. Bakhshi, F. Ryan, G.G. Ren, F. Oktar, and R.P. Allaker

      Nanomedicines in Immunotherapy

    11. Gastrointestinal delivery of anti-inflammatory nanoparticles
    12. Hamed Laroui, Shanthi V Sitaraman, and Didier Merlin

    13. Chitosan-based nanoparticles as a Hepatitis B antigen delivery system
    14. Filipa Lebre , Dulce Bento , Sandra Jesus , and Olga Borges

    15. Targeting nanoparticles to dendritic cells for immunotherapy
    16. Luis J. Cruz, Paul J. Tacken,Felix Rueda, Joan Carles Domingo, Fernando Albericio, and Carl G. Figdor

      Diagnostic Nanomedicine

    17. Design and fabrication of N-Alkyl-polyethylenimine stabilized iron oxide nanoclusters for gene delivery
    18. Gang Liu, Zhiyong Wang, Seulki Lee, Hua Ai, Xiaoyuan Chen

    19. Protein-Carbon Nanotube Sensors: Single Platform Integrated Micro Clinical Lab for Monitoring Blood Analytes
    20. Sowmya Viswanathan, Pingzuo Li, Wonbong Choi, Slawomir Filipek, T. A. Balasubramaniam and V. Renugopalakrishnan

      Nanomedicine Toxicity

    21. Investigating the toxic effects of iron oxide nanoparticles
    22. Stefaan J. Soenen, Marcel De Cuyper, Stefaan C. De Smedt and Kevin Braeckmans

    23. Cytotoxicity of Gold Nanoparticles
    24. Yu Pan, Matthias Bartneck, and Willi Jahnen-Dechent

      Antifibrotic Nanomedicine

    25. Design of target-seeking antifibrotic compounds
    26. Tero A.H. Järvinen, and Erkki Ruoslahti

      Genetic Nanomedicine

    27. Cell-penetrating peptide-based systems for nucleic acid delivery: A biological and biophysical approach
    28. Sara Trabulo, Ana L. Cardoso, Ana M.S. Cardoso,, Nejat Düzgüneş, Amália S. Jurado and Maria C. Pedroso de Lima

    29. Multifunctional envelope-type nano-device (MEND) for organelle targeting via a step-wise membrane fusion process
    30. Yuma Yamada, Hidetaka Akita, Hideyoshi Harashima

    31. Lipopolyplexes as nanomedicines for therapeutic gene delivery
    32. Leire García, Koldo Urbiola, Nejat Düzgüneş and Conchita Tros de Ilarduya

    33. Interfering nanoparticles (iNOPs) for silencing microRNAs
    34. Huricha Baigude and Tariq M. Rana

    35. Genetic Nanomedicine: Gene Delivery by Targeted Lipoplexes

    Nejat Düzgüneş and Conchita Tros de Ilarduya

Product details

  • No. of pages: 470
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2012
  • Published: May 23, 2012
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123918703
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123918581

About the Serial Volume Editor

Nejat Duzgunes

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University of The Pacific School of Dentistry, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

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