Nanoparticle (NP)-Based Delivery Vehicles

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Nanoparticle (NP)-Based Delivery Vehicles

 

Authors: Navid Rabiee (Iran University of Medical Science), Mahsa Kiani (PhD candidate at Sharif University of Technology), Mojtaba Bagherzadeh (Professor at the Department of Chemistry of Sharif University of Technology, Mohammad Rabiee (Associate Professor at Biomedical Engineering Department of Amirkabir University of Technology) and Sepideh Ahmadi (PhD candidate at Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences)

Published: March 2019

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1088/2053-2571/ab01f6

Gene therapy as a potential method for treatment of genetic disorders and other malignancies as well as treatment of many cancers has attracted a great amount of attention in recent years. Current research focuses on stable and smart drug/gene delivery systems, including controlled release. Smart nanostructures have been considered as a promising approach when applied to drug and gene delivery systems, and could solve the problems related to the inefficient transfer of medication to the affected cells. The book includes chapters on Introduction to drug/gene delivery systems, Smart nanostructures, Aptamer-based nanostructures, Protein-based nanostructures, and future perspective of Smart drug/gene delivery systems.

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