|Author||: C. Tang|
|Publisher||: Academic Press|
|Release Date||: 2021-10-15|
|ISBN 10||: 9780128235669|
|Pages||: 400 pages|
The development of functional foods has been widely recognized to be an effective strategy to improve health effects or reduce the risks of a number of chronic diseases. The key to fabricate functional foods is to ensure that they should contain an appropriate amount of bioactives with well-recognized bioactivities. However, many important bioactives (e.g., phenolic compounds) are poorly insoluble, and thus low in bioavailability, which greatly limits the development of related functional foods. This limitation can be well overcome by the innovative emerging nanotechnology. The nanoencapsulation by a number of strategies has been demonstrated to not only remarkably improve the solubility, stability and bioavailability of poorly soluble bioactives, but also provides a novel solution to develop a series of functional foods for human health benefits. Nanocurcumin: Encapsulation Strategies, Characteristics and Applications provides the state-of-art overview of nanoencapsulation techniques for transforming poorly soluble curcumin (a most widely recognized bioactive with a wide range of bioactivities) into nanostrutured or nanoencapsulated curcumin ('nanocurcumin') with improved properties, suitable for functional foods formulations. Aimed to inform people in the academia or R&D of companies who work on the encapsulation of poorly soluble bioactives (beyond curcumin) for food formulations, development of functional foods, and food nanotechnology, with an extensive and advanced knowledge of the field. Thoroughly covers the most recent trends in the nanoencapsulation techniques of curcumin, achieved over the past decade Brings a variety of novel nanostructured delivery systems based on food important components (e.g., proteins and carbohydates, or their mixtures) Fills in the gap beween the interests of academia and food industry, through covering the issues of the development and applications of functional food formulations in the food field
|Author||: Bharat B. Aggarwal,Young-Joon Surh,S. Shishodia|
|Publisher||: Springer Science & Business Media|
|Release Date||: 2007-08-06|
|ISBN 10||: 0387464018|
|Pages||: 490 pages|
The medicinal uses of Curcumin (also called turmeric) have been known and described for more than 5000 years. A large body of recent research suggests that curcumin is potentially useful in the treatment of inflammatory diseases, through modulation of numerous molecular targets. This is the first monograph to focus on the potential use of curcumin in the treatment of cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, arthritis, Alzheimer’s, psoriasis and more.
This book collects reviews and original articles from eminent experts working in the interdisciplinary arena of nanotechnology use in drug delivery. From their direct and recent experience, the readers can achieve a wide vision on the new and ongoing potentialities of nanotechnology application of drug delivery. 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 design, optimization, and adaptation of gene delivery systems for the treatment of cancer, cardiovascular, pulmonary, genetic, and infectious diseases, and considers assessment and review procedures involved in the development of gene-based pharmaceuticals.
This book is the first to focus specifically on cancer nanotheranostics. Each of the chapters that make up this comprehensive volume is authored by a researcher, clinician, or regulatory agency member known for their expertise in this field. Theranostics, the technology to simultaneously diagnose and treat a disease, is a nascent field that is growing rapidly in this era of personalized medicine. As the need for cost-effective disease diagnosis grows, drug delivery systems that can act as multifunctional carriers for imaging contrast and therapy agents could provide unique breakthroughs in oncology. Nanotechnology has enabled the development of smart theranostic platforms that can concurrently diagnose disease, start primary treatment, monitor response and initiate secondary treatments if required. In oncology, chemotherapeutics have been routinely used. Some drugs have proven effective but all carry risks of adverse side effects. There is growing interest in using remotely triggered drug delivery systems to limit cytotoxicity in the diseased area. This book reviews the use of theranostic nanoparticles for cancer applications over the past decade. First, it briefly discusses the challenges and limitations of conventional cancer treatments, and presents an overview of the use of nanotechnology in treating cancer. These introductory chapters are followed by those exploring cancer diagnosis and a myriad of delivery methods for nanotherapeutics. The book also addresses multifunctional platforms, treatment monitoring, and regulatory considerations. As a whole, the book aims to briefly summarize the development and clinical potential of various nanotheranostics for cancer applications, and to delineate the challenges that must be overcome for successful clinical development and implementation of such cancer theranostics.
|Author||: Tahira Farooqui,Akhlaq A. Farooqui|
|Publisher||: Academic Press|
|Release Date||: 2019-03-16|
|ISBN 10||: 0128154624|
|Pages||: 544 pages|
Curcumin for Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders: Neurochemical and Pharmacological Properties focuses on the different molecular mechanisms underlying curcumin-mediated beneficial effects in neurological diseases. The book's editors discuss the neurochemical and pharmacological properties of curcumin, followed by the effect of curcumin in neurotraumatic diseases, neurodegenerative diseases, and neuropsychiatric diseases. The book also offers a perspective on future studies on the treatment of neurological disorders. The beneficial effects of curcumin have been observed both in cultured cells and in animal models, thus paving the way for ongoing present and future human clinical trials. Curcumin produces antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects not only by blocking oxidative stress and neuroinflammation in neurotraumatic and neurodegenerative diseases, but also by restoring cellular homeostasis and rebalancing redox equilibrium. Identifies molecular mechanisms of curcumin effects in neurological diseases Includes effects on neurotraumatic, neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases Covers the antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory effects of curcumin Examines curcumin’s potential in developing new therapeutic drugs
|Author||: Vinod Kumar Yata,Shivendu Ranjan,Nandita Dasgupta,Eric Lichtfouse|
|Publisher||: Springer Nature|
|Release Date||: 2020-07-14|
|ISBN 10||: 3030449211|
|Pages||: 366 pages|
This book presents the comprehensive description of basic principles, methodologies, similarities and differences of nano-liposomes and -phytosomes. It focuses on the implications of these nano carriers in drug delivery and also includes detailed classification of nanoinonized drug particles, polymeric nanoparticles and hydrophobic nanoparticles. This book concludes with the biological, technical and study-design challenges of Nanopharmaceuticals and presents critical viewpoints of smart DNA nanostructures. The risk factors and regulatory concerns have also been kept in focus and the book includes the toxicity and application of different types of ionic liquids for humans and environment. It also critically describes characteristics, applications and regulatory gaps of nanoparticle-ionic liquid combined systems.
A compendium of proven experimental approaches and strategies for studying the bioactivation, detoxification, tissue distribution, and elimination of xenobiotics in the metabolism and/or transport of various chemicals. The authors address several of the major drug metabolizing systems, including the cytochrome P450 family, flavin-containing monooxygenases, glutathione, S-transferase, glucuronidation, N-acetylation, and sulfotransferases. Additional chapters present novel approaches to the study of: signaling pathways in the regulation of drug metabolism enzymes, how the modulation of thiols and other low molecular-weight cofactors can alter drug metabolism, and how modulation of drug metabolism pathways can influence antiviral therapy.
|Author||: P.K. Dutta,Joydeep Dutta|
|Release Date||: 2013-09-18|
|ISBN 10||: 3642401236|
|Pages||: 346 pages|
Nanoparticles for Gene Delivery into Stem Cells and Embryos, by Pallavi Pushp, Rajdeep Kaur, Hoon Taek Lee, Mukesh Kumar Gupta. Engineering of Polysaccharides via Nanotechnology, by Joydeep Dutta. Hydroxyapatite-Packed Chitosan-PMMA Nanocomposite: A Promising Material for Construction of Synthetic Bone, by Arundhati Bhowmick, Subhash Banerjee, Ratnesh Kumar, Patit Paban Kundu. Biodegradable Polymers for Potential Delivery Systems for Therapeutics, by Sanjeev K. Pandey, Chandana Haldar, Dinesh K. Patel, Pralay Maiti. Phytomedicine-Loaded Polymeric Nanomedicines: Potential Cancer Therapeutics, by S. Maya, M. Sabitha, Shantikumar V. Nair, R. Jayakumar. Proteins and Carbohydrates as Polymeric Nanodrug Delivery Systems: Formulation, Properties and Toxicological Evaluation, by Dhanya Narayanan, J. Gopikrishna, Shantikumar V. Nair, Deepthy Menon. Biopolymeric Micro and Nanoparticles: Preparation, Characterization and Industrial Applications, by Anil Kumar Anal, Alisha Tuladhar. Applications of Glyconanoparticles as “Sweet” Glycobiological Therapeutics and Diagnostics, by Naresh Kottari, Yoann M. Chabre, Rishi Sharma, René Roy.
|Author||: Seid Mahdi Jafari|
|Publisher||: Academic Press|
|Release Date||: 2017-04-11|
|ISBN 10||: 0128113642|
|Pages||: 636 pages|
Nanoencapsulation Technologies for the Food and Nutraceutical Industries is a compendium which collects, in an easy and compact way, state-of-the-art details on techniques for nanoencapsulation of bioactive compounds in food and nutraceutical industries. The book addresses important modern technologies, including biopolymer based nano-particle formation techniques, formulation based processes, such as nano-liposomes and nano-emulsions, process based nano-encapsulation, such as electro-spinning and nano-spray drying, natural nano-carrier based processes, like casein and starch nano-particles, and other recent advances. This definitive reference manual is ideal for researchers and industry personnel who want to learn more about basic concepts and recent developments in nanotechnology research. Serves as a compendium of recent techniques and systems for nanoencapsulation of bioactive compounds Brings together basic concepts and the potential of nanoencapsulation technologies, also including their novel applications in functional foods and nutraceutical systems Includes biopolymer based nano-particle formation techniques, formulation based processes, process based nanoencapsulation, and nano-carrier based process
The extracellular matrix (ECM) is an acellular three-dimensional network composed of proteins, glycoproteins, proteoglycans and exopolysaccharides. It primarily serves as a structural component in the tissues and organs of plants and animals, or forms biofilms in which bacterial cells are embedded. ECMs are highly dynamic structures that undergo continuous remodeling, and disruptions are frequently the result of pathological processes associated with severe diseases such as arteriosclerosis, neurodegenerative illness or cancer. In turn, bacterial biofilms are a source of concern for human health, as they are associated with resistance to antibiotics. Although exopolysaccharides are crucial for ECM formation and function, they have received considerably little attention to date. The respective chapters of this book comprehensively address such issues, and provide reviews on the structural, biochemical, molecular and biophysical properties of exopolysaccharides. These components are abundantly produced by virtually all taxa including bacteria, algae, plants, fungi, invertebrates and vertebrates. They include long unbranched homopolymers (cellulose, chitin/chitosan), linear copolymers (alginate, agarose), peptoglycans such as murein, heteropolymers like a variety of glycosaminoglycans (hyaluronan, dermatan, keratin, heparin, Pel), and branched heteropolymers such as pectin and hemicellulose. A separate chapter is dedicated to modern industrial and biomedical applications of exopolysaccharides and polysaccharide-based biocomposites. Their unique chemical, physical and mechanical properties have attracted considerable interest, inspired basic and applied research, and have already been harnessed to form structural biocomposite hybrids for tailor-made applications in regenerative medicine, bioengineering and biosensor design. Given its scope, this book provides a substantial source of basic and applied information for a wide range of scientists, as well as valuable textbook for graduate and advanced undergraduate students.
Biomaterials Nanoarchitectonics, written from the perspectives of authors form NIMS and other researchers worldwide, provides readers with an explanation of the theory and techniques of nanoarchitectonics, exploring its applications in biomedical fields, including regenerative medicine, drug delivery, and diagnostic and treatment systems based on pathogenic mechanisms. The book also explains the use of nanomaterials that enable 'materials therapy', in which the materials themselves elicit a sustainable, curative effect from living tissue. Authored by the team that coined the term nanoarchitectonics, who explain their approach to the design of smart/functional nanomaterials and their applications in the biomedical arena Explores how materials designed and produced with nanoarchitectonics methods can be used to enhance the natural regenerative power of the human body Enables scientists and researchers to gain a deeper understanding of the specific challenges of materials design at the nanoscale