Nanomedicine, Volume 508

1st Edition

Cancer, Diabetes, and Cardiovascular, Central Nervous System, Pulmonary and Inflammatory Diseases

Serial Volume Editors: Nejat Duzgunes
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123918604
eBook ISBN: 9780123918710
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 30th March 2012
Page Count: 486
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Table of Contents

    1. Preparation, characterization, and cellular associations of silicon logic-embedded vectors
    2. Anne L. van de Ven, Aaron Mack, Kenneth Dunner, Mauro Ferrari and Rita E. Serda

    3. Post-formulation peptide drug loading of nanostructures
    4. Hua Pan, Jon N. Marsh, Eric T. Christenson, Neelesh R. Soman, Olena Ivashyna, Gregory M. Lanza, Paul H. Schlesinger and Samuel A. Wickline

    5. Application of mesoporous silica nanoparticles in intracellular drug delivery
    6. I-Ju Fang and Brian G. Trewyn

    7. Multifunctional anticancer nanomedicine based on a magnetically responsive cyanoacrylate polymer
    8. José L. Arias, Visitación Gallardo, and M. Adolfina Ruiz

    9. Development and Use of Ceramide Nanoliposomes in Cancer
    10. Rebecca J. Watters, Mark Kester, Melissa A. Tran, Thomas P. Loughran and Jr.1, Xin Liu

    11. Multistage nanoparticles for improved delivery into tumor tissue
    12. Triantafyllos Stylianopoulos , Cliff Wong , Moungi G. Bawendi ,Rakesh K. Jain and Dai Fukumura

    13. Mitochondria-specific Nanocarriers for Improving the Pro-apoptotic Activity of Small Molecules
    14. Volkmar Weissig Targeting of tumor endothelium by RGD-grafted PLGA-nanoparticles
    15. Fabienne Danhier, Vincent Pourcelle, Jacqueline Marchand-Brynaert, Christine Jérôme, Olivier Feron and Véronique Préat

    16. Peptide nanofiber scaffold for brain tissue reconstruction
    17. Gilberto Ka Kit Leung , Yue Chun Wang and Wutian Wu

    18. Detection and Treatment of Intravascular Thrombi with Magnetofluorescent Nanoparticles
    19. S. Sibel Erdem, Irina Y. Sazonova, Tetsuya Hara, Farouc A. Jaffer, and Jason R. McCarthy

    20. Imaging the efficacy of anti-inflammatory liposomes in a rabbit model of atherosclerosis by non-invasive imaging
    21. Mark E. Lobatto, Cl


This volume in the Methods in Enzymology series comprehensively covers Cancer, Cardiovascular and the central nervous system of Nanomedicine. With an international board of authors, this volume is split into sections that cover subjects such as Diabetes and nanotechnology as potential therapy, Nanomedicines for inflammatory diseases, and Development and use of ceramide nanoliposomes in cancer.

Key Features

  • Comprehensively covers cancer and the cardiovascular and central nervous systems of nanomedicine
  • An international board of authors
  • Split into sections that cover subjects such as diabetes and nanotechnology as potential therapy, nanomedicines for inflammatory diseases, and the development and use of ceramide nanoliposomes in cancer


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


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About the Serial Volume Editors

Nejat Duzgunes Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

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