Natural Polysaccharides in Drug Delivery and Biomedical Applications

Natural Polysaccharides in Drug Delivery and Biomedical Applications

1st Edition - July 23, 2019

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  • Editors: Md Saquib Hasnain, Amit Kumar Nayak
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128170564
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128170557

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Natural Polysaccharides in Drug Delivery and Biomedical Applications provides a fundamental overview of natural polysaccharides, their sources, extraction methodologies, and characterizations. It covers specific natural polysaccharides and their effective application in drug delivery and biomedical use. Additionally, chapters in the book discuss key topics including the sources and extraction methodologies of natural polysaccharides, their role in tissue engineering applications, polysaccharide-based nanoparticles in biomedical applications, and their role in the delivery of anticancer drugs. Written by industry leaders and edited by experts, this book emphasizes recent advances made in the field.Natural Polysaccharides in Drug Delivery and Biomedical Applications provides academics, researchers, and pharmaceutical health care professionals with a comprehensive book on polysaccharides in pharmaceutical delivery process.

Key Features

  • Provides fundamental concepts of natural polysaccharides as it applies to the pharmaceutical, biomedical, and biotechnology industries
  • Includes contributions from global leaders and experts from academia, industry, and regulatory agencies in the application of natural polysaccharides in pharmaceutical products and biomedical utilization
  • Offers practical examples, illustrations, chemical structures, and research case studies to help explain natural polysaccharides concepts in drug delivery and biomedical applications

Readership

Pharmaceutical scientists including industrial pharmacists, analytical scientists, health care professionals, and regulatory scientists actively involved in pharmaceutical product and process development of natural polysaccharides containing drug delivery; Academics, post graduate and fellows studying usage of natural polymers for biomedical application and drug delivery

Table of Contents

  • 1. Natural polysaccharides: sources and extraction methodologies
    2. Pharmaceutical applications of natural polysaccharides
    3. Sodium alginate in drug delivery and biomedical areas
    4. Chitosan in drug delivery applications
    5. Xanthan gum in drug delivery applications
    6. Gellan gum in drug delivery applications
    7. Guar gum in drug delivery applications
    8. Locust bean gum in drug delivery application
    9. Sterculia gum in drug delivery applications
    10. Pectin in drug delivery applications
    11. Cashew gum in drug delivery applications
    12. Tamarind gum in drug delivery applications
    13. Hyaluronic acid in drug delivery applications
    14. Gum odina as pharmaceutical excipient
    15. Alginate-chitosan combinations in controlled drug delivery
    16. Synthesis of micro- and nanoparticles of alginate and chitosan for controlled release of drugs
    17. Polysaccharides nanoparticles as oral drug delivery systems
    18. Natural polysaccharide-based composites for drug delivery and biomedical applications
    19. Natural polysaccharides for the delivery of anticancer therapeutics
    20. Organic nanocomposites for the delivery of bioactive molecules
    21. Natural polysaccharides for growth factors delivery
    22. Marine polysaccharides for drug delivery in tissue engineering
    23. Natural polysaccharides in tissue engineering applications
    24. Natural polysaccharides in wound dressing applications
    25. Polysaccharides from leafy vegetables: chemical, nutritional and medicinal properties
    26. Electrospun natural polysaccharide for biomedical application

Product details

  • No. of pages: 654
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2019
  • Published: July 23, 2019
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128170564
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128170557

About the Editors

Md Saquib Hasnain

Prof. (Dr.) Md Saquib Hasnain has over 10 years of research experience in the field of drug delivery and pharmaceutical formulation analyses, especially systematic development and characterization of diverse nanostructured drug delivery systems, controlled release drug delivery systems, bioenhanced drug delivery systems, nanomaterials and nanocomposites employing Quality by Design approaches and many more. Till date he has authored over 70 publications in various high impact peer-reviewed journals, more than 100 book chapters and 16 books to his credit. He is also serving as the reviewer of several prestigious journals. Overall, he has earned a highly impressive publishing and cited record in Google Scholar (h-index: 32). He has also participated and presented his research work at over ten conferences in India, and abroad. He was also a member of scientific societies i.e., Royal Society of Chemistry, Great Britain, International Association of Environmental and Analytical Chemistry, Switzerland and Swiss Chemical Society, Switzerland.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Pharmacy, Palamau Institute of Pharmacy, Jharkhand, India

Amit Kumar Nayak

Dr. Amit Kumar Nayak is currently working as a Professor at Seemanta Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Odisha, India. He earned his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from IFTM University, India. He worked as Senior Research Associate at IIT, Kanpur in a CSIR sponsored project. Dr. Nayak has over 13 years of research experiences in the field of pharmaceutics, especially in the development and characterization of novel biopolymeric and nanostructured drug delivery systems made of natural biopolymers. He has authored over 130 research and review articles in various high impact peer-reviewed journals and 135 book chapters in various international books. In addition, he has authored 2 books and edited 17 books published by International publisher(s). He has received University Foundation Day Research Award-2019 by Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Odisha. He serves as a reviewer for several reputed journals and is a life member of Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI).

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics, Seemanta Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Odisha, India

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