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Author Schreier, Hans.

Title Drug Targeting Technology : Physical Chemical Biological Methods
Published Hoboken : CRC Press, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (313 pages)
Series Drugs and the Pharmaceutical Sciences
Drugs and the pharmaceutical sciences.
Contents Front Cover; Preface; Contents; Contributors; Chapter 1. Enteric Targeting Through Enteric Coating; Chapter 2. New Experimental Coating Material for Colon-Specific Drug Delivery; Chapter 3. Pharmacokinetic Considerations in the Design of Pulmonary Drug Delivery Systems for Glucocorticoids; Chapter 4. Lipid-Based Formulations for Oral Administration Opportunities for Bioavailability Enhancement and Lipoprotein Targeting of Lipophilic Drugs; Chapter 5. Topical Application of Drugs Mechanisms Involved in Chemical Enhancement
Chapter 6. Drug Targeting by Retrometabolic Design Soft Drugs and Chemical Delivery SystemsChapter 7. Neoglyco- and Neopeptide Albumins for Cell-Specific Delivery of Drugs to Chronically Diseased Livers; Chapter 8. Gene Delivery with Artificial Viral Envelopes; Chapter 9. Evolution of Viral Liposomes Improvements and Applications; Chapter 10. Targeting of Viral Vectors for Cancer Gene Therapy; Index; Back Cover
Summary Demonstrates how substitution of a variety of ligands can render albumin a versatile targeting tool for selective drug accumulation in various cell populations of the liver!This book discusses physical, chemical, and biological approaches to drug targeting technology, focusing on oral, dispersed system, topical, dermal, transdermal, and inhalation delivery, and the development of original formulations that are matched by innovative device design. Considers the efforts in biotechnology and molecular biology to produce intelligent drug delivery devices by exploiting biological pathways!Containing
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Subject Drug targeting.
Drug targeting.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1135568006