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Chemotherapeutic Engineering

Author : Feng Si-shen
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This book is a collection of the major publications of the authors in the emerging area of chemotherapeutic engineering. It describes and demonstrates the concept, feasibility, safety and prospect of chemotherapeutic engineering through a full spectrum of proof-of-concept experiments from design, characterization, in vitro cellular uptake, cytotoxicity, to in vivo pharmacokinetics, biodistribution, and xenograft tumor model of the various nanocarriers, such as prodrugs, micelles, liposomes, and nanoparticles of biodegradable polymers.

Chemotherapeutic Engineering

Author : Feng Si-shen
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This book is a collection of the major publications of the authors in the emerging area of chemotherapeutic engineering. It describes and demonstrates the concept, feasibility, safety and prospect of chemotherapeutic engineering through a full spectrum of proof-of-concept experiments from design, characterization, in vitro cellular uptake, cytotoxicity, to in vivo pharmacokinetics, biodistribution, and xenograft tumor model of the various nanocarriers, such as prodrugs, micelles, liposomes, and nanoparticles of biodegradable polymers.

Chemotherapeutic Engineering

Author : Feng Si-shen
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Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery

Author : Melgardt M. de Villiers
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The reader will be introduced to various aspects of the fundamentals of nanotechnology based drug delivery systems and the application of these systems for the delivery of small molecules, proteins, peptides, oligonucleotides and genes. How these systems overcome challenges offered by biological barriers to drug absorption and drug targeting will also be described.

Introduction to Chemical Engineering

Author : Uche P. Nnaji
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The field of chemical engineering is undergoing a global “renaissance,” with new processes, equipment, and sources changing literally every day. It is a dynamic, important area of study and the basis for some of the most lucrative and integral fields of science. Introduction to Chemical Engineering offers a comprehensive overview of the concept, principles and applications of chemical engineering. It explains the distinct chemical engineering knowledge which gave rise to a general-purpose technology and broadest engineering field. The book serves as a conduit between college education and the real-world chemical engineering practice. It answers many questions students and young engineers often ask which include: How is what I studied in the classroom being applied in the industrial setting? What steps do I need to take to become a professional chemical engineer? What are the career diversities in chemical engineering and the engineering knowledge required? How is chemical engineering design done in real-world? What are the chemical engineering computer tools and their applications? What are the prospects, present and future challenges of chemical engineering? And so on. It also provides the information new chemical engineering hires would need to excel and cross the critical novice engineer stage of their career. It is expected that this book will enhance students understanding and performance in the field and the development of the profession worldwide. Whether a new-hire engineer or a veteran in the field, this is a must—have volume for any chemical engineer’s library.

Engineering Antibody Fragments Without Disulfide Bonds

Author : Jennifer Alice Tonzello
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Protein Engineering for Therapeutics

Author : K. Dane Wittrup
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This volume of Methods in Enzymology looks at Protein Engineering for Therapeutics. The chapters provide an invaluable resource for academics, researchers and students alike. With an international board of authors, this volume is split into sections that cover subjects such as Antibodies, Protein conjugates, Peptides, Enzymes and Scaffolds Chapters provide an invaluable resource for academics, researchers and students alike Iinternational board of authors This volume is split into sections that cover subjects such as Antibodies, Protein conjugates, Peptides, Enzymes and Scaffolds

Artificial Cells Cell Engineering and Therapy

Author : S Prakash
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Artificial cells, cell engineering and therapy are emerging technologies which will make a significant impact on the future of medicine and healthcare. However, research within the field is vast. This unique book provides a comprehensive study of the most recent advances in the field and its practical applications. The first part of the book offers the reader an introduction to the basics of artificial cell technology with chapters on its origins, design, current status within medicine and future prospects. Part two covers apoptosis, the use of bone marrow stromal cells in myocardial regeneration together with signalling and tissue engineering. Part three discusses artificial cells for therapy, procedures for various clinical conditions and the current status of the discipline within the field. The book concludes with a final section on the role of artificial cells in medicine with particular focus on the use of artificial cells as blood substitutes and their potential use in myocardial regeneration, drug delivery and in treating kidney and bowel diseases, diabetes and cancer. Artificial cells, cell engineering and therapy is a valuable reference for researchers, students and practitioners within the field. Introduces the basics of artificial cell technology Provides a comprehensive study of the most recent advances in artificial cells, cell engineering and cell therapy Discusses the design, engineering and uses of artificial cells

Practical Applications in Biomedical Engineering

Author : Adriano Andrade
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Biomedical Engineering is an exciting and emerging interdisciplinary field that combines engineering with life sciences. The relevance of this area can be perceived in our everyday lives every time we go to hospital, receive medical treatment or even when we buy health products such as an automatic blood pressure monitor device. Over the past years we have experienced a great technological development in health care and this is due to the joint work of engineers, mathematicians, physicians, computer scientists and many other professionals. This book introduces a collection of papers organized into three sections that provide state of the art examples of practical applications in Biomedical Engineering in the area of Biomedical Signal Processing and Modelling, Biomaterials and Prosthetic Devices, and Biomedical Image Processing.

Materials for Biomedical Engineering Organic Micro and Nanostructures

Author : Alexandru Grumezescu
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Materials for Biomedical Engineering: Organic Micro- and Nanostructures provides an updated perspective on recent research regarding the use of organic particles in biomedical applications. The different types of organic micro- and nanostructures are discussed, as are innovative applications and new synthesis methods. As biomedical applications of organic micro- and nanostructures are very diverse and their impact on modern and future therapy, diagnosis and prophylaxis of diseases is huge, this book presents a timely resource on the topic. Users will find the latest information on cancer and gene therapy, diagnosis, drug delivery, green synthesis of nano- and microparticles, and much more. Provides knowledge of the range of organic micro- and nanostructures available, enabling the reader to make optimal materials selection decisions Presents detailed information on current and proposed applications of the latest biomedical materials Places a strong emphasis on the characterization, production and use of organic nanoparticles in biomedicine, such as gene therapy, DNA interaction and cancer management

Shu Chien An Autobiography And Tributes At His 80th Birthday And Beyond

Author : Li Yi-shuan Julie
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This book celebrates Professor Shu Chien's contributions and achievements in his eight decades of learning, servicing, innovation and creation. The book is composed of tributes written by family, friends, colleagues, students, and trainees, as well as an autobiography by Professor Chien.Professor Chien is one of the most eminent scientists in the world. He is a laureate of US National Medal of Science and Taiwan's Presidential Prize in Life Sciences, as well as members of six American and Chinese Academies. Besides his academic achievements in physiology and biomedical engineering, he has made outstanding contributions through leadership in professional organizations in these disciplines. His dedications to education and teaching have inspired countless young scientists around the world. The tribute articles written by family, friends, colleagues, students, and trainees, together with memorable photographs, provide an excellent summary of how this remarkable person is viewed by others. Professor Chien's autobiography presents his illustrious life history and shares his precious experience and philosophy, resonating with the tributes by others. This book makes a very enjoyable and inspirational reading to everyone.

Molecular Medicines for Cancer

Author : Deepak Chitkara
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The field of molecular medicine covers the medical interventions targeting molecular structures and mechanisms that are involved in disease progression. In cancer, several molecular mechanisms have been shown to impact its progression, aggressiveness and chemoresistance. Increasing evidence demonstrates the role of nanotechnology and outcome of molecular therapy. Several books have discussed molecular biology and mechanisms involved in cancer, but this text gives an account of molecular therapeutics in cancer relating to advancements of nanotechnology. It provides a description of the multidisciplinary field of molecular medicines and its targeted delivery to cancer using nanotechnology. Key Features: Provides current information in the multidisciplinary field of molecular medicines and its targeted delivery to cancer using nanotechnology Presents important aspects of nanotechnology in the site-specific delivery of anticancer agents Includes up to date information on oligonucleotide and gene based therapies in cancer Describes small targeted molecules, antibodies and oligonucleotides which have shown to selectively target the molecular structures thereby influencing signal transduction Facilitates discussion between researchers involved in cancer therapy and nanoscientists

Selected Topics in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Author : Andrew T. S. Wee
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Selected Topics in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology contains a collection of papers in the subfields of scanning probe microscopy, nanofabrication, functional nanoparticles and nanomaterials, molecular engineering and bionanotechnology. Written by experts in their respective fields, it is intended for a general scientific readership who may be non-specialists in these subjects, but who want a reasonably comprehensive introduction to them. This volume is also suitable as resource material for a senior undergraduate or introductory graduate course in nanoscience and nanotechnology.

Nanoarchitectonics for Smart Delivery and Drug Targeting

Author : Alina Maria Holban
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Nanoarchitectonics for Smart Delivery and Drug Targeting is one of the first books on the market to exclusively focus on the topic of nanoarchitectonics, a rapidly developing area of nanotechnology which allows scientists to arrange nanoscale structural units, typically a group of atoms or molecules, in an intended configuration. This book assesses novel applications of nanomaterials in the areas of smart delivery and drug targeting using nanoarchitectonics and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of each application. Provides a scholarly introduction to the uses of nanoarchitectonics in drug delivery and targeting Explores novel opportunities and ideas for developing and improving nanoscale drug delivery systems through the use of nanoarchitectonics, allowing scientists to see how this exciting new technology is used in practice Assesses the pros and cons of each application, allowing readers to assess when it is most appropriate to use nanoarchitectonics in drug delivery

Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery

Author : K. S. Joshy
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Handbook of Lung Targeted Drug Delivery Systems

Author : Yashwant Pathak
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Handbook of Lung Targeted Drug Delivery Systems: Recent Trends and Clinical Evidences covers every aspect of the drug delivery to lungs, the physiology and pharmacology of the lung, modelling for lung delivery, drug devices focused on lung treatment, regulatory requirements, and recent trends in clinical applications. With the advent of nano sciences and significant development in the nano particulate drug delivery systems there has been a renewed interest in the lung as an absorption surface for various drugs. The emergence of the COVID-19 virus has brought lung and lung delivery systems into focus, this book covers new developments and research used to address the prevention and treatment of respiratory diseases. Written by well-known scientists with years of experience in the field this timely handbook is an excellent reference book for the scientists and industry professionals. Key Features: Focuses particularly on the chemistry, clinical pharmacology, and biological developments in this field of research. Presents comprehensive information on emerging nanotechnology applications in diagnosing and treating pulmonary diseases Explores drug devices focused on lung treatment, regulatory requirements, and recent trends in clinical applications Examines specific formulations targeted to pulmonary systems

Frontiers in Anti Cancer Drug Discovery Volume 11

Author : Atta-ur-Rahman
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Frontiers in Anti-Cancer Drug Discovery is a book series devoted to publishing the latest advances in anti-cancer drug design and discovery. In each volume, eminent scientists contribute reviews relevant to all areas of rational drug design and drug discovery including medicinal chemistry, in-silico drug design, combinatorial chemistry, high-throughput screening, drug targets, recent important patents, and structure-activity relationships. The book series should prove to be of interest to all pharmaceutical scientists involved in research in anti-cancer drug design and discovery. The book series is essential reading to all scientists involved in drug design and discovery who wish to keep abreast of rapid and important developments in the field. The eleventh volume of the series focuses on reviews on targeted therapies and drug delivery systems. This volume covers the following topics: - PI3K/Akt/mTOR Pathway in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Targeted Therapies - Polymeric Nanomedicines in Treatment of Breast Cancer: Review of Contemporary Research - Treatment of Lung Cancer in the New Era - Oral Administration of Cancer Chemotherapeutics Exploiting Self-Nanoemulsifying Drug Delivery System: Recent Progress and Application - Targeting Approaches for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer.

Nanotechnology for Cancer Therapy

Author : Mansoor M. Amiji
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While simultaneous breakthroughs occurring in molecular biology and nanoscience/technology will ultimately revolutionize all of medicine, it is with our efforts to prevent, diagnose, and treat cancer that many of the most dramatic advances will occur. In support of this potential, the U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI) established the Alliance fo

Nanomedicine for the Treatment of Disease

Author : Sarwar Beg
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This new volume, Nanomedicine for the Treatment of Disease: From Concept to Application, looks at the application of nanomedicines with a particular focus on their use in the treatment of diseases. The chapters in this volume, contributed by eminent scientists, researchers, and nanotechnologists from across the globe, highlight key advancements, challenges, and opportunities in the area of application of nanomedicines for disease treatment. They explore the design and development of therapeutic nanocarriers for targeting drugs for satiating the demands of disease treatment process. The volume explores the use nanomedicines for the diagnosis and treatment of a multitude various diseases and health conditions, including respiratory diseases, neurological disorders, genetic diseases, pulmonary fungal infections, neuroAIDS, cardiovascular disorders, gastric and colonic diseases, skin disorders, cancer, brain tumors, leishmaniasis and other visceral diseases, hypertension, and ocular diseases.

Nanocolloids for Nanomedicine and Drug Delivery

Author : Stefano Leporatti
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This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue "Nanocolloids for Nanomedicine and Drug Delivery" that was published in Nanomaterials