Protein and Peptide Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128028285, 9780128028704

Protein and Peptide Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery, Volume 98

1st Edition

Serial Editors: Rossen Donev
eBook ISBN: 9780128028704
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128028285
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 25th March 2015
Page Count: 396
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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Chapter One: Protein– and Peptide–Drug Conjugates: An Emerging Drug Delivery Technology
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Protein–Drug Conjugates
    • 3 Peptide–Drug Conjugates
    • 4 Strategies for Chemical Conjugation
    • 5 Challenges
    • 6 Future Perspective
    • 7 Conclusion
  • Chapter Two: Modifications of Natural Peptides for Nanoparticle and Drug Design
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Role of Nanoparticles in Peptide Drug Delivery
    • 3 Cell-Penetrating Peptides
    • 4 Antimicrobial Peptides
    • 5 Peptide Toxins
    • 6 Conclusion
  • Chapter Three: Hybrid Protein–Synthetic Polymer Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Nanoparticles Derived from Polymer(s) and Covalently Bound Protein(s)
    • 3 Hybrid Nanoparticles Based on Electrostatic Interactions Between Proteins/Peptides and Synthetic Polyelectrolytes
    • 4 Conclusions
  • Chapter Four: Efficient Delivery of Therapeutic Agents by Using Targeted Albumin Nanoparticles
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Albumin Nanoparticles’ Fabrication Methods
    • 3 Albumin-Nanoparticles-Targeting Strategies
    • 4 Albumin Nanoparticles as a Drug Delivery Carrier
    • 5 Albumin Nanoparticles Marketed and Under Clinical Trial
    • 6 Conclusions
  • Chapter Five: Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide (VIP) Nanoparticles for Diagnostics and for Controlled and Targeted Drug Delivery
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Structural Basis for the Neuropeptide VIP-Targeted Drug Delivery
    • 3 Functional Bases for the Neuropeptide VIP as an Endogenous Lead Compound
    • 4 Nanotechnology Helps to Solve Key VIP’s Druggability Problems
    • 5 Types of VIP-Engineered Nanoparticles
    • 6 Concluding Remarks
    • Acknowledgments
  • Chapter Six: Implications of Protein- and Peptide-Based Nanoparticles as Potential Vehicles for Anticancer Drugs
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Preparation Techniques
    • 3 Protein NPs in Cancer Therapy
    • 4 Tumor-Targeted Protein NPs
    • 5 Conclusions
  • Chapter Seven: Polysaccharide Nanoparticles for Protein and Peptide Delivery: Exploring Less-Known Materials
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Polysaccharides as Nanoparticle Matrix Materials
    • 3 Polysaccharide-Based Nanoparticles
    • 4 Conclusions and Future Perspectives
    • Acknowledgments
  • Chapter Eight: Bioconjugation of Silk Fibroin Nanoparticles with Enzyme and Peptide and Their Characterization
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 The Regeneration of LSF
    • 3 Processing of SFN and Its Characteristics
    • 4 Enzyme-Captured SFNs as an Enzyme Delivery System
    • 5 Covalent Bioconjugation of SFNs with Enzyme/Polypeptide
    • Acknowledgments
    • Appendix A Abbreviation Table
    • Appendix B Amino Acid Compositions of Whole (S), Outer (So), Middle (Sm), and Inner (Si) Sericin and Fibroin (mol%)
  • Chapter Nine: Food-Grade Protein-Based Nanoparticles and Microparticles for Bioactive Delivery: Fabrication, Characterization, and Utilization
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Protein Functionality
    • 3 Protein Sources
    • 4 Fabrication Methods
    • 5 Stability of Protein Particles in Foods
    • 6 Protein Particle Characterization
    • 7 Utilization
    • Acknowledgments
  • Author Index
  • Subject Index

Description

Published continuously since 1944, the Advances in Protein Chemistry and Structural Biology series has been the essential resource for protein chemists. Each volume brings forth new information about protocols and analysis of proteins. Each thematically organized volume is guest edited by leading experts in a broad range of protein-related topics.

Key Features

  • Describes advances in application of powerful techniques in a wide bioscience area
  • Chapters are written by authorities in their field
  • Targeted to a wide audience of researchers, specialists, and students
  • The information provided in the volume is well supported by a number of high quality illustrations, figures, and tables

Readership

Researchers and specialists in protein structure and interactions, cancer biology, psychiatry and mass spectrometry. This volume would also be of a great use to students working on projects in these areas.


Details

No. of pages:
396
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2015
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780128028704
Hardcover ISBN:
9780128028285

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About the Serial Editors

Rossen Donev Serial Editor

Rossen Donev received his PhD degree in 1999 from the Institute of Molecular Biology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. He did postdoctoral training at Imperial Cancer Research Fund, UK (renamed after the merger with Cancer Research Campaign to Cancer Research UK, London Research Institute) and Cardiff University. In 2010 Dr. Donev was appointed Lecturer in Swansea University. Currently he is Director of Biomed Consult Ltd, UK. His major research interests include signalling pathways involved in neuropsychiatric disorders and tumour escape from the immune system, and development of therapeutic strategies for treatment. He has published more than 50 research papers, has chaired scientific meetings in Molecular Medicine and given plenary talks at Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder meetings. Rossen Donev has consulted on projects related to development of treatments for neurodevelopmental disorders and cancer therapies. He serves as Editor-in-Chief of the Advances in Protein Chemistry and Structural Biology and on editorial board of several other journals.

Affiliations and Expertise

Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, UK