Natural Polysaccharides in Drug Delivery and Biomedical Applications provides a fundamental overview of natural polysaccharides, their sources, extraction methodologies, and characterizations. It covers specific natural polysaccharides and their effective application in drug delivery and biomedical use. Additionally, chapters in the book discuss key topics including the sources and extraction methodologies of natural polysaccharides, their role in tissue engineering applications, polysaccharide-based nanoparticles in biomedical applications, and their role in the delivery of anticancer drugs. Written by industry leaders and edited by experts, this book emphasizes recent advances made in the field. Natural Polysaccharides in Drug Delivery and Biomedical Applications provides academics, researchers, and pharmaceutical health care professionals with a comprehensive book on polysaccharides in pharmaceutical delivery process.
- Provides fundamental concepts of natural polysaccharides as it applies to the pharmaceutical, biomedical, and biotechnology industries
- Includes contributions from global leaders and experts from academia, industry, and regulatory agencies in the application of natural polysaccharides in pharmaceutical products and biomedical utilization
- Offers practical examples, illustrations, chemical structures, and research case studies to help explain natural polysaccharides concepts in drug delivery and biomedical applications
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1. Natural polysaccharides: sources and extraction methodologies 2. Pharmaceutical applications of natural polysaccharides 3. Sodium alginate in drug delivery and biomedical areas 4. Chitosan in drug delivery applications 5. Xanthan gum in drug delivery applications 6. Gellan gum in drug delivery applications 7. Guar gum in drug delivery applications 8. Locust bean gum in drug delivery application 9. Sterculia gum in drug delivery applications 10. Pectin in drug delivery applications 11. Cashew gum in drug delivery applications 12. Tamarind gum in drug delivery applications 13. Hyaluronic acid in drug delivery applications 14. Gum odina as pharmaceutical excipient 15. Alginate-chitosan combinations in controlled drug delivery 16. Synthesis of micro- and nanoparticles of alginate and chitosan for controlled release of drugs 17. Polysaccharides nanoparticles as oral drug delivery systems 18. Natural polysaccharide-based composites for drug delivery and biomedical applications 19. Natural polysaccharides for the delivery of anticancer therapeutics 20. Organic nanocomposites for the delivery of bioactive molecules 21. Natural polysaccharides for growth factors delivery 22. Marine polysaccharides for drug delivery in tissue engineering 23. Natural polysaccharides in tissue engineering applications 24. Natural polysaccharides in wound dressing applications 25. Polysaccharides from leafy vegetables: chemical, nutritional and medicinal properties 26. Electrospun natural polysaccharide for biomedical application
Dr. Md Saquib Hasnain has over 6 years of research experience in the field of drug delivery and pharmaceutical formulation and analyses; especially systematic development and characterization of diverse nanostructured drug delivery systems, controlled release drug delivery systems, bioenhanced drug delivery systems, polymeric composites, nanomaterials and nanocomposites employing Quality by Design approaches. Till date he has authored over 30 publications in various high impact peer-reviewed journals, around 30 book chapters, 1 Indian patent application and 4 books to his credit. He is also serving as the reviewer of several prestigious journals. He is also serving as the associate editorial board member of Recent Patent on Drug Delivery & Formulation journal. Overall, he has earned highly impressive publishing and cited record in Google Scholar (H-Index: 12). He has also participated and presented his research work at over ten conferences in India, and abroad. He is also the member of scientific societies, i.e., Royal Society of Chemistry, Great Britain, International Association of Environmental and Analytical Chemistry, Switzerland and Swiss Chemical Society, Switzerland.
Nayak, Amit Kumar
Amit Kumar Nayak is currently working as Associate Professor at Seemanta Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Odisha, India. He has earned his PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences from IFTM University, Moradabad, U.P., India. He has over 10 years of research experience in the field of pharmaceutics, especially in the development and characterization of polymeric composites, hydrogels, novel and nanostructured drug delivery systems. Till date, he has authored over 120 publications in various high impact peer-reviewed journals and 72 book chapters to his credit. Overall, he has earned highly impressive publishing and cited record in Google Scholar (H-Index: 32, i10-Index: 83). He has been the permanent reviewer of many interational journals of high repute. He also has participated and presented his research work at several conferences in India and is a life member of Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI).