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Smart Drug Delivery System

Edited by Ali Demir Sezer

Marmara University, Turkey

This contribution book collects reviews and original articles from eminent experts working in the interdisciplinary arena of novel drug delivery systems and their uses. From their direct and recent experience, the readers can achieve a wide vision on the new and ongoing potentialities of different smart drug delivery systems. Since the advent of analytical techniques and capabilities to measure particle sizes in nanometer ranges, there has been tremendous interest in the use of nanoparticles for more efficient methods of drug delivery. On the other hand, this reference discusses advances in the design, optimization, and adaptation of gene delivery systems for the treatment of cancer, cardiovascular, diabetic, genetic, and infectious diseases, and considers assessment and review procedures involved in the development of gene-based pharmaceuticals.

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Smart Drug Delivery SystemEdited by Ali Demir Sezer

Published: February 10th 2016

DOI: 10.5772/60475

ISBN: 978-953-51-2247-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6652-8

Copyright year: 2016

Books open for chapter submissions

29875 Total Chapter Downloads

42 Crossref Citations

74 Web of Science Citations

98 Dimensions Citations


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1. Smart Delivery Systems with Shape Memory and Self-Folding Polymers

By Sera Erkeçoğlu, Ali Demir Sezer and Seyda Bucak


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2. Getting a Handle on Smart Drug Delivery Systems – A Comprehensive View of Therapeutic Targeting Strategies

By Sugapriya Dhanasekaran and Sumitra Chopra


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3. Smart Drug Delivery Strategies Based on Porous Nanostructure Materials

By Qun Wang, Jianying Huang and Yuekun Lai


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4. Active-targeted Nanotherapy as Smart Cancer Treatment

By Katayoun Derakhshandeh and Abbas Hemmati Azandaryani


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5. Cancer Stem Cells — Perspectives and How to Target Them

By Zhaopeng Tang, Qianfeng Wang, Sarah Shigdar, Wei Duan and Dongxi Xiang


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6. Antibody-Targeted Immunocarriers for Cancer Treatment

By Mengxin Zhao, Yun Sun, Xiandi Zhu, Di Chen, Sishen Feng, Shangjing Guo and Wei Li


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7. Graphene Quantum Dots - From Emergence to Nanotheranostic Applications

By Preeti Nigam Joshi, Subir Kundu, Sunil K. Sanghi and Dhiman Sarkar


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8. Noninvasive Strategies for Systemic Delivery of Therapeutic Proteins — Prospects and Challenges

By Tiam Feridooni, Adam Hotchkiss and Remigius U. Agu


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9. Magnetic-Based Contact and Non-Contact Manipulation of Cell Mockups and MCF-7 Human Breast Cancer Cells

By Islam S. M. Khalil, Iman E. O. Gomaa, Reham M. Abdel-Kader and Sarthak Misra


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10. Swellable Hydrogel-based Systems for Controlled Drug Delivery

By Diego Caccavo, Sara Cascone, Gaetano Lamberti, Anna Angela Barba and Anette Larsson


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11. Antibiotic Drug Delivery Systems for the Intracellular Targeting of Bacterial Pathogens

By Mariana Carmen Chifiriuc, Alina Maria Holban, Carmen Curutiu, Lia- Mara Ditu, Grigore Mihaescu, Alexandra Elena Oprea, Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu and Veronica Lazar


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12. Device Integrity of Drug-eluting Depot Stent for Smart Drug Delivery

By Hao-Ming Hsiao, Aichi Chien, Bor-Hann Huang, Dian-Ru Li, Hsin Chen and Chun-Yi Ko


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13. Diabetic Neuropathy and Treatment Strategy – New Challenges and Applications

By Emine Hande Bayram, Ali Demir Sezer and Hatice Kübra Elçioğlu


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