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Metal Nanoparticles in Pharma

Editors: Rai, Mahendra, Shegokar, Ranjita (Eds.)

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  • First book about metal nanoparticles to be completely focused on their biomedical or clinical applications
  • Comprehensive overview of metal nanoparticle processes
  • Develops several novel nanoparticle-based strategies for oncotherapy 
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Completely dedicated to the biomedical applications of metal nanoparticles, this book covers the different toxicity problems found in healthcare situations and also provides comprehensive info on the use of metal nanoparticles in treating various diseases. Metal Nanoparticles in Pharma is the first edited volume to set up the discussion for a clinical setting and to target a pharmaceutical audience of academic and industry-based researchers. 

About the authors

Mahendra Rai is a Professor and Head at the Department of Biotechnology, Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University at Amravati, Maharashtra, India. He was a Visiting Scientist at the Department of Bioenergetics, University of Geneva, Switzerland in 2004 and at the Department of Plant Protection of Debrecen University, Debrecen, Hungary in 2005 and 2008. He visited Department of Chemical Biology, University of Campinas, Brazil under Indo-Brazil Research Programme (DST-CNPq collaboration) in 2009, 2011 and 2012. In 2012, he was visiting Professor in Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland. In 2013 he was invited by State University of Campinas, Brazil. He was also visiting professor in 2015 in Ostrava, Czech Republic. His area of expertise includes microbial biotechnology and nanobiotechnology. His present research interest include application of nanobiotechnology in medicine with particular reference to development of nanoantimicrobials. He has published more than 325 research papers in national and international journals. In addition, he has edited/authored more than 40 books and 6 patents.

Dr. Ranjita Shegokar holds a Ph.D. degree in Pharmaceutical Technology from the SNDT University, India and has been postdoctoral researcher at Free University of Berlin, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Biopharmaceutics and NutriCosmetics, Berlin, Germany. Since last 6 years she is working for pharmaceutical industry in various technical / R & D roles. Currently, she serves as Head of Formulation Development department at Symrise AG, Germany. Dr. Shegokar has authored more than 45 research articles, 20 book chapters and 150 research abstracts. She has filed two patent applications on nanoparticles for targeting malaria and HIV/AIDS reservoirs. She is a recipient of several national and international awards for her research. Her areas of interest are oral solid dosage forms, dermal formulations, nanocrystals, lipid nanoparticles (SLNs/NLCs), nanoemulsions and galenic formulations.

Table of contents (21 chapters)

Table of contents (21 chapters)
  • Iron Oxide Magnetic Nanoparticles in Photodynamic Therapy: A Promising Approach Against Tumor Cells

    Pages 3-20

    Seabra, Amedea B.

  • Nanoparticles in Wound Healing and Regeneration

    Pages 21-37

    Shurygina, Irina A. (et al.)

  • Silver Nanoparticles for Treatment of Neglected Diseases

    Pages 39-51

    Durán, Marcela (et al.)

  • Encapsulation and Application of Metal Nanoparticles in Pharma

    Pages 53-76

    D’Souza, Anisha (et al.)

  • Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Applications of Magnetic Iron-Oxide Nanoparticles

    Pages 77-99

    Dussán, Kelly J. (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Metal Nanoparticles in Pharma
Editors
  • Mahendra Rai
  • Ranjita Shegokar
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-63790-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-63790-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-63789-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-87636-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 493
Number of Illustrations
32 b/w illustrations, 77 illustrations in colour
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