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.
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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, PhD, has more than six years of research experience in the field of pharmaceutics, especially in systematic development and characterization of diverse nanostructured drug delivery systems, controlled release drug delivery systems, bio-enhanced drug delivery systems, nanomaterials, and nanocomposites, employing quality-by-design approaches, as well as development and characterization of polymeric composites, and formulation characterization. To date, he has authored more than 30 publications in various high impact peer-reviewed journals, 37 book chapters, and co-edited 10 books. He has one Indian patent application and serves as a reviewer for several journals. Dr Hasnain has participated in, and presented his research work at, several conferences in India and abroad. He is a member of the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK, the International Association of Environmental and Analytical Chemistry, Switzerland, and the Swiss Chemical Society.
Amit Kumar Nayak Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics, Seemanta Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Mayurbhanj, Odisha, India.
Dr Amit Kumar Nayak, M Pharm, PhD, is currently working as Associate Professor at Seemanta Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Odisha, India. He earned his PhD from IFTM University, Moradabad, India. He has over 12 years of research experiences in the field of pharmaceutics, especially in the development and characterization of novel biopolymeric and nanostructured drug delivery systems. To date, he has authored more than 123 research and review publications in various high impact peer-reviewed journals and 82 book chapters. He has also edited or authored 9 books. Dr Nayak has presented his research work at several conferences and received the University Foundation Day Research Award in 2019, from the Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Odisha. He is a life member of the Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India and is a registered pharmacist.