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Polymers in Drug Delivery
edited by Ijeoma F. Uchegbu

Polymers in Drug Delivery includes contributions from many of the world's leading drug delivery specialists, yet avoids jargon and presents background information that initiates the next generation of scientists into the amazing work going on at the frontiers of this rapidly evolving science.

Features:

  • Details the advances and discusses the burgeoning potential in this new way of thinking about polymers
  • Presents new results and combines new concepts with classical expertise and essential established methods
  • Reviews all areas in which polymers are used in drug delivery, including hydrogels, soluble polymer drug conjugates, polymeric vesicles and micelles, microspheres, and nanoparticles
  • Explores the potential in using polymers for the delivery of gene therapy for incurable diseases

Contents

  • Selecting the Right Polymer for Biomaterial Applications
  • Polymer Characterization Techniques
  • The Role of Polymers in Solid Oral Dosage Forms
  • Hydrogel Drug Delivery Systems
  • An Assessment of the Role of Polymers for Drug Delivery in Tissue Engineering
  • Poly (lactic-co-glycolic acid) Microspheres
  • Polymeric Nanoparticles as Drug Carriers
  • Polymeric Micelles as Pharmaceutical Carriers
  • Polymeric Vesicles
  • Polymer-Drug Conjugates
  • Polymers Used for the Delivery of Genes in Gene Therapy
  • Dendrimers in Drug and Gene Delivery

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Polymers in Drug Delivery
edited by Ijeoma F. Uchegbu
2006 280 pages $158.95 + shipping
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