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

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Academic Press, 2012 - Medical - 434 pages
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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.



  • 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
 

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Contents

Preface
xix
Volumes in Series
xxiii
Preparation Characterization and Cellular Associations of Silicon LogicEmbedded Vectors
1
Postformulation Peptide DrugLoading of Nanostructures
17
Application of Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles in Intracellular Delivery of Molecules and Proteins
41
Multifunctional Anticancer Nanomedicine Based on a Magnetically Responsive Cyanoacrylate Polymer
61
Development and Use of Ceramide Nanoliposomes in Cancer
89
Multistage Nanoparticles for Improved Delivery into Tumor Tissue
109
Lipid Nanoparticles for Drug Targeting to the Brain
229
Transport of a Caspase Inhibitor Across the BloodBrain Barrier by Chitosan Nanoparticles
253
Nanotechnology as a Promising Strategy for Alternative Routes of Insulin Delivery
271
ChitosanCoated Solid Lipid Nanoparticles for Insulin Delivery
295
Peptide Nanomedicines for Treatment of Acute Lung Injury
315
NanoparticleMediated Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
325
Nanomedicines for Inflammatory Diseases
355
Polymeric Nanoparticles for theSelective Therapy of InflammatoryBowel Disease
377

MitochondriaSpecific Nanocarriers for Improving the Proapoptotic Activity of Small Molecules
131
Targeting of Tumor Endothelium by RGDGrafted PLGANanoparticles
157
Peptide Nanofiber Scaffold for Brain Tissue Reconstruction
177
Detection and Treatment of Intravascular Thrombi with Magnetofluorescent Nanoparticles
191
Imaging the Efficacy of AntiInflammatory Liposomes in a Rabbit Model of Atherosclerosis by NonInvasive Imaging
211
Author Index
399
Subject Index
425
Colour plate
435
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