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

1st Edition - March 30, 2012

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  • Editor: Nejat Duzgunes
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123918604
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123918710

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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

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, Claudia Calcagno, Josbert M. Metselaar, Gert Storm, Erik S.G. Stroes, Zahi A. Fayad and Willem J.M. Mulder

      22. Lipid Nanoparticles For Drug Targeting To The Brain
      23. Maria Luisa Bondì , Roberto Di Gesù and Emanuela Fabiola Craparo

      24. Transport Of A Caspase Inhibitor Across The Blood Brain Barrier By Chitosan Nanoparticles
      25. Müge Yemişci, Yasemin Gürsoy-Özdemir, Seçil Caban, Ebru Bodur, Yılmaz Çapan and Turgay Dalkara

      26. Nanotechnology As A Promising Strategy For Alternative Routes Of Insulin Delivery
      27. Catarina Pinto Reis and Christiane Damgé

      28. Chitosan-coated solid lipid nanoparticles for insulin delivery
      29. Pedro Fonte, Fernanda Andrade, Francisca Araújo, Cláudia Andrade, José das Neves, Bruno Sarmento

      30. Peptide nanomedicines for treatment of acute lung injury
      31. Ruxana T. Sadikot

      32. Nanoparticle-mediated treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension
      33. W. Mosgoeller , R. Prassl and A. Zimmer

      34. Nanomedicines for Inflammatory Diseases

        Fatima A. Khatib, Otilia M. Y. Koo, Hayat Önyüksel
      35. Polymeric nanoparticles for the selective therapy of inflammatory bowel disease

      Philip Wachsmann and Alf Lamprecht

Product details

  • No. of pages: 486
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2012
  • Published: March 30, 2012
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123918604
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123918710

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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