Nanoparticle Technology for Drug Delivery

Ram B. Gupta Auburn University
Uday B. Kompella University of Nebraska Medical Center
Nanoparticle Technology for Drug Delivery
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01/13/06 Informa Healthcare
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Nanoparticles 9781574448573
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Nanoparticles, products of nanotechnology, are of increasing interest to the pharmaceutical community. They can increase drug solubility, enhance bioavailability, allow tissue targeting, offer decreased side-effects, and improve therapeutic efficacy.

Presenting the most pertinent and practical issues in the manufacturing and biological application of nanoparticles, this source presents state-of-the-art scientific contributions by seasoned authorities in the field.

Table of Contents

Technologies for Nanoparticle Manufacturing.
Nanoparticle Characterization and Properties.
Drug Delivery Applications of Nanoparticles.
Clinical, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues.


Editor 1 Gupta; Ram B. (Auburn University, Alabama, USA) Editor 2 Kompella; Uday B. (University of Nebraska, Omaha, USA) Contributor (Lead) Muller; Rainer H. (Freie Universitat, Berlin, Germany) Contributor (Lead) Amrite; Aniruddha C. (University of Nebraska Med Ctr, Omaha, Nebraska, USA) Contributor (Lead) Bhardwaj; Vivekanand (National Institute of Pharma. Ed. and Research, Punjab, Indi) Contributor (Lead) Borm; Paul JA (Meersen, The Netherlands) Contributor (Lead) Gelperina; Svetlana (Moscow Sechenov Med. Academy) Contributor (Lead) Haskell; Roy J. (Bristol-Myers Squibb, Co., Wallingford, Connecticut, USA) Contributor (Lead) Oyewumi; Moses O. (xxx) Contributor (Lead) Rainbow; Barrett (Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Round Lake, Illinois, USA) Contributor (Lead) Sahoo; Sanjeeb K (Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, United States)
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  • Linking advances in physics, engineering, materials science, chemistry, and biotechnology for the utilization of nanoparticles in drug delivery, this guide describes methods for the manufacture of nanoparticles including milling, homogenization, and supercritical fluid technology
  • offers technologies for stabilizing nanoparticles
  • presents drug delivery applications of nanoparticles by parenteral and oral routes
  • describes the latest advances in the application of nanoparticles for drug delivery to the brain and eye
  • summarizes the recent developments in the use of nanoparticles for gene delivery
  • details the characterization of nanoparticles at the material and physicochemical level
  • provides nanoparticles technologies for the delivery of conventional and contemporary drugs
  • highlights the efficacy and potential toxicity of nanoparticles