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Title Nanotechnology in drug delivery [electronic resource] / [edited by] Melgardt M. de Villiers, Pornanong Aramwit, Glen S. Kwon.

Published New York, NY : Springer ; [Arlington, VA] : AAPS Press, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xiii, 662 p., [18] p. of plates) : ill.
Series Biotechnology : pharmaceutical aspects ; v. 10
Biotechnology (Arlington, Va.) ; v. 10.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1. Fundamentals of nanotechnology in drug delivery -- pt. 2. Biopharmaceutical, physiological, and clinical considerations for nanotechnology in drug delivery -- pt. 3. Nanotechnology fro the delivery of small molecules, proteins and nucleic acids -- pt. 4. A look to the future of nanotechnology in drug delivery.
Summary 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.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author De Villiers, Melgardt M.
Aramwit, Pornanong.
Kwon, Glen S.
Subject Drug delivery systems.
MEDICAL -- Pharmacology.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780387776682
0387776672 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780387776675 (hbk. : alk. paper)
Standard Number 9786611850937