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Characterization of Pharmaceutical Nano- and Microsystems. Edition No. 1. Advances in Pharmaceutical Technology

  • ID: 5186164
  • Book
  • November 2020
  • 416 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Learn about the analytical tools used to characterize particulate drug delivery systems with this comprehensive overview 

Edited by a leading expert in the field, Characterization of Pharmaceutical Nano- and Microsystems provides a complete description of the analytical techniques used to characterize particulate drug systems on the micro- and nanoscale. 

The book offers readers a full understanding of the basic physicochemical characteristics, material properties and differences between micro- and nanosystems. It explains how and why greater experience and more reliable measurement techniques are required as particle size shrinks, and the measured phenomena grow weaker. 

Characterization of Pharmaceutical Nano- and Microsystems deals with a wide variety of topics relevant to chemical and solid-state analysis of drug delivery systems, including drug release, permeation, cell interaction, and safety. It is a complete resource for those interested in the development and manufacture of new medicines, the drug development process, and the translation of those drugs into life-enriching and lifesaving medicines. 

Characterization of Pharmaceutical Nano- and Microsystems covers all of the following topics: 

  • An introduction to the analytical tools applied to determine particle size, morphology, and shape 
  • Common chemical approaches to drug system characterization 
  • A description of solid-state characterization of drug systems 
  • Drug release and permeation studies 
  • Toxicity and safety issues 
  • The interaction of drug particles with cells 

Perfect for pharmaceutical chemists and engineers, as well as all other industry professionals and researchers who deal with drug delivery systems on a regular basis, Characterization of Pharmaceutical Nano- and Microsystems also belongs on bookshelves of interested students and faculty who interact with this topic.  

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1.            Selecting a Particle Sizer for the Pharmaceutical Industry

              Professor Maria Margarida Figuiredo (mmf@eq.uc.pt)

2.            Spectroscopic methods in solid-state characterization

Professor Clare Strachan (clare.strachan@helsinki.fi)

3.            Microfluidic analysis techniques for safety assessment of pharmaceutical nano- and microsystems              

Dr Tiina Sikanen(tiina.sikanen@helsinki.fi)

4.            In Vitro In Vivo Correlation for Pharmaceutical Nano and Microsystems

Prof. Vandana Patravale (vbp_muict@yahoo.co.in)

5.            Characterization of Bioadhesion, Mucin-interactions and Mucosal Permeability of Pharmaceutical Nano- and Microsystems             

Ellen Hagesaether, Marianne Hiorth and Prof Ingunn Tho (Ingunn.tho@farmasi.uio.no)

6.            Cell-Nanoparticle Interactions: Toxicity and Safety Issues

Helder Santos (helder.santos@helsinki.fi)

7.            Intestinal mucosal tissue models to validate functionalized nanosystems

Bruno Sarmento (bruno.sarmento@ineb.up.pt)

8.            Biodistribution of polymeric, polysaccharide and metallic nanoparticles

Erem Bilensoy (eremino@hacettepe.edu.tr)

9.            Opportunities and challenges of silicon-based nanoparticles for drug delivery and imaging

Jessica Rosenholm (jessica.rosenholm@abo.fi)

10.          Statistical Analysis and Multidimensional Modelling in ResearchOsmo Antikainen (osmo.antikainen@helsinki.fi)

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Leena Peltonen University of Helsinki, Finland.
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