Nanocurcumin Encapsulation Strategies Characteristics and Applications

Nanocurcumin  Encapsulation Strategies  Characteristics and Applications
Author: C. Tang
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2021-10-15
ISBN: 9780128235669
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanocurcumin Encapsulation Strategies Characteristics and Applications Book Excerpt:

The development of functional foods has been widely recognized to be an effective strategy to improve health effects or reduce the risks of a number of chronic diseases. The key to fabricate functional foods is to ensure that they should contain an appropriate amount of bioactives with well-recognized bioactivities. However, many important bioactives (e.g., phenolic compounds) are poorly insoluble, and thus low in bioavailability, which greatly limits the development of related functional foods. This limitation can be well overcome by the innovative emerging nanotechnology. The nanoencapsulation by a number of strategies has been demonstrated to not only remarkably improve the solubility, stability and bioavailability of poorly soluble bioactives, but also provides a novel solution to develop a series of functional foods for human health benefits. Nanocurcumin: Encapsulation Strategies, Characteristics and Applications provides the state-of-art overview of nanoencapsulation techniques for transforming poorly soluble curcumin (a most widely recognized bioactive with a wide range of bioactivities) into nanostrutured or nanoencapsulated curcumin ('nanocurcumin') with improved properties, suitable for functional foods formulations. Aimed to inform people in the academia or R&D of companies who work on the encapsulation of poorly soluble bioactives (beyond curcumin) for food formulations, development of functional foods, and food nanotechnology, with an extensive and advanced knowledge of the field. Thoroughly covers the most recent trends in the nanoencapsulation techniques of curcumin, achieved over the past decade Brings a variety of novel nanostructured delivery systems based on food important components (e.g., proteins and carbohydates, or their mixtures) Fills in the gap beween the interests of academia and food industry, through covering the issues of the development and applications of functional food formulations in the food field

Nanomaterials for Agriculture and Forestry Applications

Nanomaterials for Agriculture and Forestry Applications
Author: Azamal Husen,Mohammad Jawaid
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 560
Release: 2020-03-06
ISBN: 0128178531
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanomaterials for Agriculture and Forestry Applications Book Excerpt:

Nanomaterials for Agriculture and Forestry Applications explores how major nanomaterials are being specially used in the agriculture, forestry, and other associated sectors. Plants and their products are used for synthesis of nanoparticles as they contain primary and secondary metabolites, which reduce the metal salts and metal oxides into their nanoparticles. Exposure of these particles has been examined for their sustainable role and/or interaction with agricultural crops in terms of growth and yields. Nanomaterials accumulation and translocation have shown interaction with cellular organelles, DNA, RNA, proteins, or other biomolecules; and affect various functions of cell organelles. Application of nanosensors holds a significant promise in monitoring signaling pathways, metabolism, detection of crop/soil diseases, and specific pollutants or pesticides. Nanomaterials have also been used in soil and water quality management. In forestry sector, the nanotechnology is considered as the potential platform, which can transform the forest materials into value-added products, such as smart paper, nano-packaging, coating material, building construction, and biomedical and other sectors. This book is an important resource, showing how nanotechnology is being used to enhance large-scale agricultural and/or industrial application and production. Discusses the major types of nanomaterials used in the agriculture and forestry sectors, exploring how their properties make them effective for specific applications Explores the design, fabrication, characterization and applications of nanomaterials for new agri-products Offers an overview of regulatory aspects regarding the use of nanomaterials for agriculture and forestry

Novel Drug Delivery Systems for Phytoconstituents

Novel Drug Delivery Systems for Phytoconstituents
Author: Madhu Gupta,Durgesh Nandini Chauhan,Vikas Sharma,Nagendra Singh Chauhan
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2019-07-23
ISBN: 1351057626
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Novel Drug Delivery Systems for Phytoconstituents Book Excerpt:

Novel Drug Delivery Systems for Phytoconstituents discusses general principles of drug targeting, construction material and technological concerns of different phytoconstituent in delivery systems. It focuses on the development of novel herbal formulations and summarizes their method of preparation, type of active ingredients, route of administration, biological activity and their applications. It dicusses therapeutic activities of plant derived chemicals, their limitations in clinical applications and novel drug delivery solutions to overcome them to provide better therapeutic effects with controlled and targeted drug delivery. Focus on drug delivery of phytomolecules Act as bridge between natural product scientist and clinical doctors Discusses mechanism of poor bioavailability of herbal molecules Increases awareness towards phytochemical efficacy Summarizes efficient novel delivery systems-based formulations. It extensively covers the applications of novel drug delivery systems including polymeric nanoparticles, solid lipid nanoparticles, nanostructured lipid capsules, liposomes, phytosomes, microsphere, transferosomes, and ethosomes. Some chapters are especially focused on anticancer phytodrugs, silymarin, andrographolide, berberine, and curcumin delivery with special emphasis on their application.

Emerging Trends in Nanomedicine

Emerging Trends in Nanomedicine
Author: Sanjay Singh
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2021-04-08
ISBN: 9811599203
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emerging Trends in Nanomedicine Book Excerpt:

This book illustrates the significance of nanotechnology in the delivery of anticancer and antimicrobial drugs, biomimetic technologies, tissue engineering, sensing, diagnostics, and artificial enzymes. It first briefly discusses the use of nanotechnology for the delivery of anticancer medications, and the concept and applications of catalytically active nanomaterial-based artificial enzymes for sensing and diagnostic applications. It then explores the use of silver nanoparticle-based novel antimicrobials, and comprehensively reviews the role of nanomaterials in developing biomedical implants and tissue engineering applications. Lastly, it offers a detailed description of nanotherapeutics for combating human protozoan parasitic infections. Cutting across the disciplines, this book serves as a guide for researchers and scientists in biotechnology, medical science and material science.

Nutraceuticals

Nutraceuticals
Author: Alexandru Grumezescu
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 890
Release: 2016-11-08
ISBN: 0128043768
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nutraceuticals Book Excerpt:

Nutraceuticals, the fourth volume in the Nanotechnology in the Agri-Food Industry series, is an invaluable resource for anyone in the food industry who needs the most current information about scientific advances in this field. Nutraceuticals are gaining significant attention because of their apparent safety, as well as their nutritional and therapeutic uses. Scientific indications have reinforced dietary interposition as an effective implement for a healthy lifestyle. Bioactive components have been shown to exhibit antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, hypocholesterolemic, hypoglycemic, anti-mutagenic, and anti-carcinogenic roles in the living system. Research professionals, professors, and students will all find this book useful. Includes the most up-to-date research on nanotechniques and the applications most useful in the food industry Presents various natural and synthetic polymer-based nanoparticulate systems and their conjugates to the food industry including proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, and other biopolymers for applications Provides uses of nanoparticle uptake in ingredients as well as the potential side effects of nanoparticle carriers Covers potential benefits and methods of risk assessment for food safety

Nanotechnology Applied To Pharmaceutical Technology

Nanotechnology Applied To Pharmaceutical Technology
Author: Mahendra Rai,Carolina Alves dos Santos
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 386
Release: 2017-11-21
ISBN: 3319702998
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanotechnology Applied To Pharmaceutical Technology Book Excerpt:

Focusing on the application of nanotechnology in pharmaceutical technology the editors seek to integrate the two in order to obtain innovative products and solutions in pharmacology. Interdisciplinary in content it is of interest to those who are involved in the development of nanoproducts including nanotechnologists, microbiologists, biotechnologists pharmacologists and clinicians. Recent studies are presented that include the biosynthesis of nanoparticles focusing on antimicrobials; nanomaterial-based formulations that treat cancer, infections, skin disorders and wounds;nanomaterials in eye diseases and toxicity and safety issues. It demonstrates the crucial role this plays in tackling multi-drug resistant threats.

Functional Nanomaterials for Regenerative Tissue Medicines

Functional Nanomaterials for Regenerative Tissue Medicines
Author: Mariappan Rajan
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 420
Release: 2021-12-09
ISBN: 100048694X
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Functional Nanomaterials for Regenerative Tissue Medicines Book Excerpt:

This book covers nanomaterials in tissue engineering for regenerative therapies of heart, skin, eye, skeletal muscle, and the nervous system. The book emphasizes fundamental design concepts and emerging forms of nanomaterials in soft- and hard-tissue engineering. FEATURES Fills a gap in the literature related to the application of nanomaterials in hard- and soft-tissue regeneration, repair, and restructure Discusses a variety of applications, including cardiac, kidney, liver, bone, wound healing, artificial organs, and dental Presents advantages and limitations of various nanomaterials alongside future challenges Functional Nanomaterials for Regenerative Tissue Medicines is essential for academics and industry professionals working in tissue engineering, biomedicine, biopharmaceuticals, and nanotechnology. It is primarily intended for materials researchers (to develop the platforms related to tissue regeneration) as well as clinicians (to learn and apply nanomaterials in their practice) and industrial scientists (to develop commercial blood substitute products).

Curcumin for Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders

Curcumin for Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders
Author: Tahira Farooqui,Akhlaq A. Farooqui
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 544
Release: 2019-03-16
ISBN: 0128154624
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Curcumin for Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders Book Excerpt:

Curcumin for Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders: Neurochemical and Pharmacological Properties focuses on the different molecular mechanisms underlying curcumin-mediated beneficial effects in neurological diseases. The book's editors discuss the neurochemical and pharmacological properties of curcumin, followed by the effect of curcumin in neurotraumatic diseases, neurodegenerative diseases, and neuropsychiatric diseases. The book also offers a perspective on future studies on the treatment of neurological disorders. The beneficial effects of curcumin have been observed both in cultured cells and in animal models, thus paving the way for ongoing present and future human clinical trials. Curcumin produces antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects not only by blocking oxidative stress and neuroinflammation in neurotraumatic and neurodegenerative diseases, but also by restoring cellular homeostasis and rebalancing redox equilibrium. Identifies molecular mechanisms of curcumin effects in neurological diseases Includes effects on neurotraumatic, neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases Covers the antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory effects of curcumin Examines curcumin’s potential in developing new therapeutic drugs

Natural compounds as inducers of cell death

Natural compounds as inducers of cell death
Author: Marc Diederich,Karoline Noworyta
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 518
Release: 2012-08-31
ISBN: 9400745753
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Natural compounds as inducers of cell death Book Excerpt:

Cancer still remains a most important killer and even though synthetic chemotherapeutic agents are currently used, they are cost-intensive and do not always meet the expectations. In parallel, there is increasing evidence for the potential of nature-derived compounds on the inhibition of different steps of cancer initiation, promotion and progression. We believe that all diseases can be found in Nature but that Nature also provides the efficient cures as said the Prophet of Allah: “Allah did not create any illness without also creating the remedy”. The content of this book gives a multi-disciplinary approach into the anti-cancer research field related to natural products and dietary compounds. Mainly, it covers the area of antitumor activity through an in-depth description of the cytotoxic, anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties in cancer, inflammatory and cardio-vascular diseases. The cell death inducing mechanisms (apoptosis, anti-proliferative activity, angiogenesis, cell cycle control, cytostatic property and autophagy) give an overview of how natural products are able to target cancer cells. We believe that all diseases can be found in Nature but that Nature also provides the efficient cures as said the Prophet of Allah: “Allah did not create any illness without also creating the remedy”. The content of this book gives a multi-disciplinary approach into the anti-cancer research field related to natural products and dietary compounds. Mainly, it covers the area of antitumor activity through an in-depth description of the cytotoxic, anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties in cancer, inflammatory and cardio-vascular diseases. The cell death inducing mechanisms (apoptosis, anti-proliferative activity, angiogenesis, cell cycle control, cytostatic property and autophagy) give an overview of how natural products are able to target cancer cells.

Nanotechnology COVID 19 Interface

Nanotechnology COVID 19 Interface
Author: Devasena T.
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 142
Release: 2021-02-03
ISBN: 9813363002
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanotechnology COVID 19 Interface Book Excerpt:

This book highlights the role of nanotechnology concepts in the management of COVID-19 pandemic. The book covers different aspects of the causative agent SARS CoV2 (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2) and the COVID-19 pandemic with a special emphasis on nanotechnology. It discusses the origin and history of SARS CoV2 and the outbreak of COVID-19 and highlights the geographical mutations in the SARS CoV2 virus genome, providing information about the structural features, antigenicity and the life cycle of SARS CoV2. The book provides an insight into nanotechnology–virology interface and explains how nanomaterials link the gap between the vital phases of SARS CoV2 life cycle and the four modalities of COVID-19 management viz sensing/diagnosis, therapy, prevention and self-protection. Further, the existing and promising diagnostic tools for detection of COVID-19 are discussed with an emphasis on nano PCR, nanoimmunosensors, biobarcode assay and point of care approach and also describe the nanoparticles involved in the CT imaging of lungs and SFHI (Spatial Frequency Hetrodyne Imaging) for diagnosis of SARS COV2 infection. The book concludes with details about translational medicine and explains the types of SARS CoV2 vaccines, stages of COVID-19 vaccine development and possible nanovaccines for COVID-19, followed by the description on biopharmaceutical companies involved in the production of SARS CoV2 vaccines.

Herbal Bioactive Based Drug Delivery Systems

Herbal Bioactive Based Drug Delivery Systems
Author: Inderbir Singh Bakshi,Rajni Bala,Reecha Madaan,Rakesh K. Sindhu
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 494
Release: 2022-03-13
ISBN: 0323859100
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Herbal Bioactive Based Drug Delivery Systems Book Excerpt:

Herbal Bioactive-Based Drug Delivery Systems: Challenges and Opportunities provides a wide-ranging, in-depth resource for herbal bioactives, including detailed discussion of standardization and regulations. The book first explores specific drug delivery systems such as gastrointestinal, ocular, pulmonary, transdermal, and vaginal and rectal. It then discusses novel applications for nano, cosmetics, nutraceuticals, wound healing and cancer treatment. Finally, there is a section focusing on standardization and regulation which includes an enhancement of properties. This book is an essential resource for pharmacologists, pharmaceutical scientists, material scientists, botanists, and all those interested in natural products and drug delivery systems developments. Explores standardization, regulation and enhancement issues in herbal bioactives Discusses novel developments, herbal cosmetics and toxicity/interaction issues Provides a comprehensive reference on all aspects of herbal bioactives

Nanotechnology in Nutraceuticals

Nanotechnology in Nutraceuticals
Author: Shampa Sen,Yashwant Pathak
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 465
Release: 2016-10-14
ISBN: 1315353717
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanotechnology in Nutraceuticals Book Excerpt:

While nutraceuticals were verified to be expedient, they often lack stability, bioavailability, and permeability, and nano-nutraceuticals are being developed to afford a solution to the problem. Nanotechnology in Nutraceuticals: Production to Consumption delves into the promises and prospects of the application of nanotechnology to nutraceuticals, addressing concepts, techniques, and production methods. Nutraceuticals retain less stability, efficacy, and bioavailability when entering the human body. To overcome such problems, nanotechnology shows promise when applied as a tool to improve the quality and stability of nutraceuticals. This book discusses metallic nanoparticles and their applications in the food industry with specific application to nutraceuticals. It includes detailed discussion on potential functional properties of nutraceuticals with regard to antimicrobial activity, anti-inflammatory activity, and anti-cancer activity. Since nanoparticles can be toxic past a certain limit, implementing nanotechnology under thoughtful regulations is considered critical. The book addresses these issues with chapters covering the principles for the oversight of nanotechnologies and nanomaterials in nutraceuticals, the implications of regulatory requirements, the ethics and economics of nano-nutraceuticals, and consumer acceptance of nanotechnology based foods.

Dietary Strategies for Healthy Aging Caloric Restriction and Beyond

Dietary Strategies for Healthy Aging     Caloric Restriction and Beyond
Author: Sebastian J. Hofer,Sergio Davinelli
Publsiher: Frontiers Media SA
Total Pages: 155
Release: 2022-03-21
ISBN: 2889747409
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dietary Strategies for Healthy Aging Caloric Restriction and Beyond Book Excerpt:

Nanoemulsions in Food Technology

Nanoemulsions in Food Technology
Author: Javed Ahmad,Leo M.L. Nollet
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 349
Release: 2021-10-18
ISBN: 1000454495
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanoemulsions in Food Technology Book Excerpt:

As of late, greater efforts are being made in the use of nanoemulsion techniques to encapsulate, protect, and deliver functional compounds for food applications, given their advantages over conventional emulsification techniques. In addition, delivery systems of nano-scale dimensions use low-energy emulsification methods and exclude the need of any solvent, heat, or sophisticated instruments in their production. Divided into three sections, Nanoemulsions in Food Technology: Development, Characterization, and Applications will provide in-depth information and comprehensive discussion over technologies, physical and nanostructural characterization, as well as applicability of the nanoemulsion technique in food sciences. It describes the techniques involved in nanoemulsion characterization, mainly dealing with interfacial and nanostructural characterization of nanoemulsions, different physical characterization techniques, as well as various imaging and separation techniques involved in its characterization. Key Features Provides a detailed discussion about the technology of nanoemulsion Explains how nanoemulsion technique is helpful in using essential oils of different biological sources Presents methods of preparation and recent advancements in manufacturing along with stability perspectives of this technique. Discusses recent advancements in manufacturing and reviews the stability perspectives of nanoemulsion techniques This book contains in-depth information on a technology overview, physical and nanostructural characterization, as well as applicability of the nanoemulsion technique in food sciences. It is a concise body of information that is beneficial to researchers, industries, and students alike. The contributing authors are drawn from a rich blend of experts in various areas of scientific field exploring nanoemulsion techniques for wider applications. Also available in the Food Analysis and Properties Series: Sequencing Technologies in Microbial Food Safety and Quality, edited by Devarajan Thangardurai, Leo M.L. Nollet, Saher Islam, and Jeyabalan Sangeetha (ISBN: 9780367351182) Chiral Organic Pollutants: Monitoring and Characterization in Food and the Environment, edited by Edmond Sanganyado, Basil K. Munjanja, and Leo M.L. Nollet (ISBN: 9780367429232) Analysis of Nanoplastics and Microplastics in Food, edited by Leo. M.L. Nollet and Khwaja Salahuddin Siddiqi (ISBN: 9781138600188)

Encyclopedia of Renewable and Sustainable Materials

Encyclopedia of Renewable and Sustainable Materials
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 4252
Release: 2020-01-09
ISBN: 0128131969
Category: Reference
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Encyclopedia of Renewable and Sustainable Materials Book Excerpt:

Encyclopedia of Renewable and Sustainable Materials provides a comprehensive overview, covering research and development on all aspects of renewable, recyclable and sustainable materials. The use of renewable and sustainable materials in building construction, the automotive sector, energy, textiles and others can create markets for agricultural products and additional revenue streams for farmers, as well as significantly reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, manufacturing energy requirements, manufacturing costs and waste. This book provides researchers, students and professionals in materials science and engineering with tactics and information as they face increasingly complex challenges around the development, selection and use of construction and manufacturing materials. Covers a broad range of topics not available elsewhere in one resource Arranged thematically for ease of navigation Discusses key features on processing, use, application and the environmental benefits of renewable and sustainable materials Contains a special focus on sustainability that will lead to the reduction of carbon emissions and enhance protection of the natural environment with regard to sustainable materials

Nutraceuticals and Dietary Supplements

Nutraceuticals and Dietary Supplements
Author: Raj K. Keservani,Anil K. Sharma,Rajesh K. Kesharwani
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2020-11-06
ISBN: 1000731200
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nutraceuticals and Dietary Supplements Book Excerpt:

Addressing the increasing popularity of nutraceuticals, dietary supplements, and functional foods, this comprehensive and timely book presents an abundance of information on herbal products and their applications. The chapter authors—highly skilled, experienced, and renowned scientists and researchers from around the globe—offer up-to-date knowledge on the uses of herbal products in health management, in cancer treatment, in mental health therapy, and more. Nutraceuticals and Dietary Supplements: Advances and Applications begins with an introduction, the nomenclature, and characteristics of nutraceuticals and goes on to discuss in-depth applications for specific health issues, including cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, alcoholism, and more. It also looks at the pros and cons as well as the analytical techniques used for the production of nutraceuticals. Chapters cover market size, regulatory perspectives, manufacturing, and in silico drug design. The book incorporates a wide diversity of case studies, research, and theories pertaining to natural products employed by developers and content experts in the field.

Nanostructures for Cancer Therapy

Nanostructures for Cancer Therapy
Author: Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu,Anton Ficai
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 920
Release: 2017-04-11
ISBN: 0323461506
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanostructures for Cancer Therapy Book Excerpt:

Nanostructures for Cancer Therapy discusses the available preclinical and clinical nanoparticle technology platforms and their impact on cancer therapy, including current trends and developments in the use of nanostructured materials in chemotherapy and chemotherapeutics. In particular, coverage is given to the applications of gold nanoparticles and quantum dots in cancer therapies. In addition to the multifunctional nanomaterials involved in the treatment of cancer, other topics covered include nanocomposites that can target tumoral cells and the release of antitumoral therapeutic agents. The book is an up-to-date overview that covers the inorganic and organic nanostructures involved in the diagnostics and treatment of cancer. Provides an examination of nanoparticle delivery systems for cancer treatment, illustrating how the use of nanotechnology can help provide more effective chemotherapeutic treatments Examines, in detail, the different types of nanomaterials used in cancer therapy, also explaining the effect of each Provides a cogent overview of recent developments in the use of nanostructured materials in chemotherapeutics, allowing readers to quickly familiarize themselves with this area

Advanced Drug Delivery Systems in the Management of Cancer

Advanced Drug Delivery Systems in the Management of Cancer
Author: Kamal Dua,Meenu Mehta,Terezinha de Jesus Andreoli Pinto,Lisa G. Pont,Kylie A. Williams,Michael Rathbone
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 572
Release: 2021-06-24
ISBN: 0323900798
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advanced Drug Delivery Systems in the Management of Cancer Book Excerpt:

Advanced Drug Delivery Systems in the Management of Cancer discusses recent developments in nanomedicine and nano-based drug delivery systems used in the treatment of cancers affecting the blood, lungs, brain, and kidneys. The research presented in this book includes international collaborations in the area of novel drug delivery for the treatment of cancer. Cancer therapy remains one of the greatest challenges in modern medicine, as successful treatment requires the elimination of malignant cells that are closely related to normal cells within the body. Advanced drug delivery systems are carriers for a wide range of pharmacotherapies used in many applications, including cancer treatment. The use of such carrier systems in cancer treatment is growing rapidly as they help overcome the limitations associated with conventional drug delivery systems. Some of the conventional limitations that these advanced drug delivery systems help overcome include nonspecific targeting, systemic toxicity, poor oral bioavailability, reduced efficacy, and low therapeutic index. This book begins with a brief introduction to cancer biology. This is followed by an overview of the current landscape in pharmacotherapy for the cancer management. The need for advanced drug delivery systems in oncology and cancer treatment is established, and the systems that can be used for several specific cancers are discussed. Several chapters of the book are devoted to discussing the latest technologies and advances in nanotechnology. These include practical solutions on how to design a more effective nanocarrier for the drugs used in cancer therapeutics. Each chapter is written with the goal of informing readers about the latest advancements in drug delivery system technologies while reinforcing understanding through various detailed tables, figures, and illustrations. Advanced Drug Delivery Systems in the Management of Cancer is a valuable resource for anyone working in the fields of cancer biology and drug delivery, whether in academia, research, or industry. The book will be especially useful for researchers in drug formulation and drug delivery as well as for biological and translational researchers working in the field of cancer. Presents an overview of the recent perspectives and challenges within the management and diagnosis of cancer Provides insights into how advanced drug delivery systems can effectively be used in the management of a wide range of cancers Includes up-to-date information on diagnostic methods and treatment strategies using controlled drug delivery systems

Environmental Biotechnology Volume 4

Environmental Biotechnology Volume 4
Author: K. M. Gothandam,Ramachandran Srinivasan,Shivendu Ranjan,Nandita Dasgupta,Eric Lichtfouse
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 269
Release: 2021-09-24
ISBN: 3030777952
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Environmental Biotechnology Volume 4 Book Excerpt:

This book reviews the production of bioplastic from various raw materials and recycling wastewater into useful bioproducts by bacteria. In addition, it also addresses the recent advancement in pest control in rice plants, different methods to analyse genotoxicity on soil samples and the effect of phytocompounds on acrylamide-induced toxicity in Drosophilla. Interestingly, this book also discusses mesoporous silica nanoparticles' role as nanocarrier material for inhibiting the cancer cell, especially breast cancer and various biotechnological applications of marine fungal exopolysaccharides.

Phytomedicine and Alzheimer s Disease

Phytomedicine and Alzheimer   s Disease
Author: Atanu Bhattacharjee,Akula Ramakrishna,M. Obulesu
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 332
Release: 2020-10-25
ISBN: 1000171388
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Phytomedicine and Alzheimer s Disease Book Excerpt:

Alzheimer's disease, one of the most rapidly growing neurodegenerative disorders, is characterized by a progressive loss of memory. Despite several advances in the field of medical therapeutics, a viable treatment for Alzheimer's disease would be of great importance. Medicinal plants represent a largely untapped reservoir of natural medicines and potential sources of anti-Alzheimer’s drugs. The structural diversity of their phytoconstituents makes these plants a valuable source of novel lead compounds in the quest for drugs to treat Alzheimer's disease. Based on traditional literature and up-to-date research, various new therapeutically active compounds have been identified from phytoextracts, which could be useful in the treatment of cognitive disorders. Phytomedicine and Alzheimer’s Disease presents information on Mechanistic aspects of neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s disease and the role of phytochemicals as restorative agents Understanding the complex biochemical aspects of Alzheimer’s disease Pre-clinical approaches to evaluating drugs to target Alzheimer’s disease Assessing alternative approaches to treating Alzheimer’s disease and the role of alternative medicine to delay the symptomatic progression of this disease Epigenetic changes in Alzheimer’s disease and possible therapeutic or dietary interventions This book serves as an excellent resource for scientific investigators, academics, biochemists, botanists, and alternative medicine practitioners who work to advance the role of phytomedicines in treating Alzheimer’s disease.