Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Nanomedicines

Edited by Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh

Forman Christian College

Nanomedicine is the application of nanotechnology in medicines at an atomic, molecular, and supramolecular level. Nanomedicine covers a wide range of topics from the development of nanomaterials for use in medicines to the synthesis of nanomedicines with their multiple applications. The major focus of the book is on developments in nanomedicines and their effectiveness compared to conventional drugs. Some drugs are administered twice daily for days and weeks. However, the frequency of administration and dosage of drugs can be reduced to increase patient compliance when prepared at the nanoscale level with polymers, etc. This book contains five chapters from leading scientists working in the area of nanomedicines. Particular topics that are highlighted are exosomes, nanoantimicrobial solutions, transethosomes, nanoethosomes, nanoparticles, multifunctional drugs, and natural dietary products.

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NanomedicinesEdited by Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh

Published: February 13th 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.75342

ISBN: 978-1-78985-284-4

Print ISBN: 978-1-78985-283-7

Copyright year: 2019

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1. Biological Function of Exosomes as Diagnostic Markers and Therapeutic Delivery Vehicles in Carcinogenesis and Infectious Diseases

By Brennetta J. Crenshaw, Brian Sims and Qiana L. Matthews

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2. Transethosomes and Nanoethosomes: Recent Approach on Transdermal Drug Delivery System

By Koushlesh Kumar Mishra, Chanchal Deep Kaur, Shekhar Verma, Anil Kumar Sahu, Deepak Kumar Dash, Pankaj Kashyap and Saraswati Prasad Mishra

72

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3. Nano-Antimicrobial Solutions Using Synthetic-Natural Hybrid Designs

By Teodora Mocan, Ofelia Mosteanu, Cristian T. Matea, Teodora Pop, Nadim Al-Hajjar, Cosmin Puia, Luminita Furcea, Cristina Bura and Lucian Mocan

139

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4. Silver Nanoparticles as Multi-Functional Drug Delivery Systems

By Nadezhda Ivanova, Viliana Gugleva, Mirena Dobreva, Ivaylo Pehlivanov, Stefan Stefanov and Velichka Andonova

221

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5. The Role of Natural Dietary Products in Nanomedicine

By Heshu Sulaiman Rahman, Hemn Hassan Othman, Rasedee Abdullah, Nozlena Abdul Smad and Noorjahan Banu Alitheen

115

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