Publisher: Academic Press
Year of Publication: 2023
Author(s) : Prashant Kesharwani
Silver Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery is a complete reference providing a comprehensive coverage of the principle behind formation, characterization, application, regulation, toxicity, challenges, and future perspectives of silver nanoparticles in drug delivery for the treatment of various diseases.
The first part of the book covers the synthesis and characterization of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs). Chapter 1 presents an historical introduction to the developments in the area. Chapter 2 discusses the methods and characterization parameters. Chapter 3 covers green and biological synthesis methods. Chapter 4 discusses biofate and cellular interactions of AgNPs. The second part of the book is dedicated to the applications of AgNPs to drug delivery for treatment of several diseases and conditions. Chapter 5 covers targeting strategies, chapter 6 discusses applications in cancer diagnosis and treatment. In chapter 7, the authors cover particle targeting for tumor imaging ad photodynamic therapy. Chapter 8 discusses the anti-bacterial applications. Chapter 9 covers wound therapy and tissue regeneration. Chapter 10 discusses the applications in treating inflammatory diseases. The next two chapters discuss diabetes and neurodegenerative disorders. Chapter 13 covers AgNPs applications to dentistry. The last chapter in this part discusses the role of AgNPs for treatment of COVID-19 and other viral diseases. The third and final part of the book covers recent advances and regulatory aspects. The chapters in this part discuss in detail advanced drug delivery and theranostics, toxicology, and environmental hazard associated with AgNPs, ecotoxicology, ad clinical translation of silver nano particles into the market. The final chapter presents a conclusion and prospects of silver nanoparticles in drug delivery.
Silver Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery is a complete reference for graduate students in nanotechnology drug delivery and pharmaceutical related disciplines. Researchers in pharmaceutical industries, especially those are involved in the use of silver nanoparticles in the field of drug delivery, diagnosis, targeted and early therapies will also benefit from the contents of this book.