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Advances and Avenues in the Development of Novel Carriers for Bioactives and Biological Agents

Advances and Avenues in the Development of Novel Carriers for Bioactives and Biological Agents
  • Author : Manju Rawat Singh
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 07 April 2020
  • ISBN : 0128199180
  • Pages : 656 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Advances and Avenues in the Development of Novel Carriers for Bioactives and Biological Agents provides sound data on the utility of biological and plant-based drugs and describes challenges faced in all aspects offering indispensable strategies to use in the development of bioactive medicines. Bioactive based medications are commonly used throughout the world and have been recognized by physicians and patients for their therapeutic efficacy. Bioactive formulations, including their subordinates and analogs, address 50% of all medicines in clinical practice. Novel bioactive medicine transporters can cure many disorders by both spatial and transitory approaches and have various justifications in medicinal potential. This book presents information on the utility of natural, plant, animal and bioengineered bioactive materials. It is a fundamental source of information and data for pharmacognosists, pharmaceutical analysts, drug transport scientists and pharmacologists working in bioactive medications. Advances information on various bioactive based medications, their sources, clinical consequences and transport strategies Illustrates diverse transport systems for bioactives and derivatives, novel techniques for formulations, targeting strategies and fundamental qualities of developed bioactive carriers, and their safety concerns and standardization Discusses distinctive transport systems, stability, upgraded dissolvability, and enhanced bioavailability of bioactives


Advances and Avenues in the Development of Novel Carriers for Bioactives and Biological Agents

Advances and Avenues in the Development of Novel Carriers for Bioactives and Biological Agents
  • Author : Manju Rawat Singh,Deependra Singh,Jagat Kanwar,Nagendra Singh Chauhan
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 07 April 2020
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Advances and Avenues in the Development of Novel Carriers for Bioactives and Biological Agents provides sound data on the utility of biological and plant-based drugs and describes challenges faced in all aspects offering indispensable strategies to use in the development of bioactive medicines. Bioactive based medications are commonly used throughout the world and have been recognized by physicians and patients for their therapeutic efficacy. Bioactive formulations, including their subordinates and analogs, address 50% of all medicines in clinical practice. Novel bioactive


Mucosal Delivery of Drugs and Biologics in Nanoparticles

Mucosal Delivery of Drugs and Biologics in Nanoparticles
  • Author : Pavan Muttil,Nitesh K. Kunda
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 18 March 2020
GET THIS BOOKMucosal Delivery of Drugs and Biologics in Nanoparticles

Nanotechnology has revolutionized the approach to designing and developing novel drug delivery systems. The last two decades have seen a great interest in the use of nanotechnology to offer efficient ways of delivering new and existing drugs and macromolecules. The focus of this book is the application of nanotechnology to deliver drugs and biological agents by the mucosal routes of administration i.e. nasal, pulmonary, buccal, and oral routes. It provides an overview of nanotechnology in drug delivery with a


Bio-Inspired Innovation and National Security

Bio-Inspired Innovation and National Security
  • Author : National Defense University
  • Publisher : NDU Press
  • Release : 01 October 2010
GET THIS BOOKBio-Inspired Innovation and National Security

Despite the vital importance of the emerging area of biotechnology and its role in defense planning and policymaking, no definitive book has been written on the topic for the defense policymaker, the military student, and the private-sector bioscientist interested in the "emerging opportunities market" of national security. This edited volume is intended to help close this gap and provide the necessary backdrop for thinking strategically about biology in defense planning and policymaking. This volume is about applications of the biological


Biomedical Chemistry

Biomedical Chemistry
  • Author : Nuno Vale
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release : 01 January 2015
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Biomedical Chemistry provides readers with an understanding of how fundamental chemical concepts are used to combat some diseases. The authors explain the interdisciplinary relationship of chemistry with biology, physics, pharmacy and medicine. The results of chemical research can be applied to understand chemical processes in cells and in the body, and new methods for drug transportation. Also, basic chemical ideas and determination of disease etiology are approached by developing techniques to ensure optimum interaction between drugs and human cells. This


Advances in Endophytic Fungal Research

Advances in Endophytic Fungal Research
  • Author : Bhim Pratap Singh
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 12 February 2019
GET THIS BOOKAdvances in Endophytic Fungal Research

Plant endophytes are a potential source for the production of bioactive compounds that can fight against devastating diseases in both plants and humans. Among these endophytic microorganisms, endophytic fungi are one of the dominant group of microorganisms with a potential role in plant growth promotion and the discovery of noble bioactive natural products. Endophytic fungi possess several bioactivities like anticancer, antimicrobial, insecticidal, plant growth stimulants, crop protection, phytoremediation, etc. Presence of modular biosynthetic genes clusters like PKS and NRPS in


Nanocarriers for Drug Delivery

Nanocarriers for Drug Delivery
  • Author : Shyam Mohapatra,Shivendu Ranjan,Nandita Dasgupta,Raghvendra Kumar Mishra,Sabu Thomas
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 05 October 2018
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Nano-carriers for Drug Delivery: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery presents recent discoveries in research on the pharmaceutical applications of the various types of nanosystem-based drug delivery systems. As many nanosystems have reached the market over the past decade, this book proves their benefits to patients. It explores these new carriers and the advances in drug delivery they have facilitated. Reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of the subject matter, the book includes experts from different fields, and with various backgrounds and


Treating Infectious Diseases in a Microbial World

Treating Infectious Diseases in a Microbial World
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Life Sciences,Committee on New Directions in the Study of Antimicrobial Therapeutics: Immunomodulation,Committee on New Directions in the Study of Antimicrobial Therapeutics: New Classes of Antimicrobials
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 03 January 2006
GET THIS BOOKTreating Infectious Diseases in a Microbial World

Humans coexist with millions of harmless microorganisms, but emerging diseases, resistance to antibiotics, and the threat of bioterrorism are forcing scientists to look for new ways to confront the microbes that do pose a danger. This report identifies innovative approaches to the development of antimicrobial drugs and vaccines based on a greater understanding of how the human immune system interacts with both good and bad microbes. The report concludes that the development of a single superdrug to fight all infectious


Innovation in Pharmacy: Advances and Perspectives. September 2018

Innovation in Pharmacy: Advances and Perspectives. September 2018
  • Author : Organizer Committee IPAP18 – Salamanca
  • Publisher : Ediciones Universidad de Salamanca
  • Release : 21 September 2018
GET THIS BOOKInnovation in Pharmacy: Advances and Perspectives. September 2018

This book contains the summaries of the "Innovation in Pharmacy: Advances and Perspectives" that took place in Salamanca (Spain) in September 2018. The early science of chemistry and microbiology were the source of most drugs until the revolution of genetic engineering in the mid 1970s. Then biotechnology made available novel protein agents such as interferons, blood factors and monoclonal antibodies that have changed the modern pharmacy. Over the past year, a new pharmacy of oligonucleotides has emerged from the science of


Advances in Chitin/Chitosan Characterization and Applications

Advances in Chitin/Chitosan Characterization and Applications
  • Author : Marguerite Rinaudo,Francisco M. Goycoolea
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release : 23 April 2019
GET THIS BOOKAdvances in Chitin/Chitosan Characterization and Applications

Functional advanced biopolymers have received far less attention than renewable biomass (cellulose, rubber, etc.) used for energy production. Among the most advanced biopolymers known is chitosan. The term chitosan refers to a family of polysaccharides obtained by partial de-N-acetylation from chitin, one of the most abundant renewable resources in the biosphere. Chitosan has been firmly established as having unique material properties as well as biological activities. Either in its native form or as a chemical derivative, chitosan is amenable to


Antibacterial Drug Discovery to Combat MDR

Antibacterial Drug Discovery to Combat MDR
  • Author : Iqbal Ahmad,Shamim Ahmad,Kendra P. Rumbaugh
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 09 November 2019
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This book compiles the latest information in the field of antibacterial discovery, especially with regard to the looming threat of multi-drug resistance. The respective chapters highlight the discovery of new antibacterial and anti-infective compounds derived from microbes, plants, and other natural sources. The potential applications of nanotechnology to the fields of antibacterial discovery and drug delivery are also discussed, and one section of the book is dedicated to the use of computational tools and metagenomics in antibiotic drug discovery. Techniques


Studies in Natural Products Chemistry

Studies in Natural Products Chemistry
  • Author : Atta-ur Rahman
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 25 February 2021
GET THIS BOOKStudies in Natural Products Chemistry

Natural products play an integral and ongoing role in promoting numerous aspects of scientific advancement, and many aspects of basic research programs are intimately related to natural products. With articles written by leading authorities in their respective fields of research, Studies in Natural Products Chemistry, Volume 37 presents current frontiers and future guidelines for research based on important discoveries made in the field of bioactive natural products. It is a valuable source for researchers and engineers working in natural products and


Nanotheranostics for Cancer Applications

Nanotheranostics for Cancer Applications
  • Author : Prakash Rai,Stephanie A. Morris
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 12 November 2018
GET THIS BOOKNanotheranostics for Cancer Applications

This book is the first to focus specifically on cancer nanotheranostics. Each of the chapters that make up this comprehensive volume is authored by a researcher, clinician, or regulatory agency member known for their expertise in this field. Theranostics, the technology to simultaneously diagnose and treat a disease, is a nascent field that is growing rapidly in this era of personalized medicine. As the need for cost-effective disease diagnosis grows, drug delivery systems that can act as multifunctional carriers for


Lipid Nanocarriers for Drug Targeting

Lipid Nanocarriers for Drug Targeting
  • Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release : 16 April 2018
GET THIS BOOKLipid Nanocarriers for Drug Targeting

Lipid Nanocarriers for Drug Targeting presents recent advances in the area of lipid nanocarriers. The book focuses on cationic lipid nanocarriers, solid lipid nanocarriers, liposomes, thermosensitive vesicles, and cubosomes, with applications in phototherapy, cosmetic and others. As the first book related to lipid nanocarriers and their direct implication in pharmaceutical nanotechnology, this important reference resource is ideal for biomaterials scientists and those working in the medical and pharmaceutical industries that want to learn more on how lipids can be used


Basic Fundamentals of Drug Delivery

Basic Fundamentals of Drug Delivery
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 30 November 2018
GET THIS BOOKBasic Fundamentals of Drug Delivery

Basic Fundamentals of Drug Delivery covers the fundamental principles, advanced methodologies and technologies employed by pharmaceutical scientists, researchers and pharmaceutical industries to transform a drug candidate or new chemical entity into a final administrable drug delivery system. The book also covers various approaches involved in optimizing the therapeutic performance of a biomolecule while designing its appropriate advanced formulation. Provides up-to-date information on translating the physicochemical properties of drugs into drug delivery systems Explores how drugs are administered via various routes,


Nanostructures for Oral Medicine

Nanostructures for Oral Medicine
  • Author : Ecaterina Andronescu,Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 11 April 2017
GET THIS BOOKNanostructures for Oral Medicine

Nanostructures for Oral Medicine presents an up-to-date examination of the applications and effects of nanostructured materials in oral medicine, with each chapter addressing recent developments, specific applications, and uses of nanostructures in the oral administration of therapeutic agents in dentistry. The book also includes coverage of the biocompatibility of nanobiomaterials and their remarkable potential in improving human health and in reducing environmental pollution. Emerging advances, such as Dr. Franklin Tay's concept of a new nanotechnology process of growing extremely small,