This book discusses various fundamental aspects of polysaccharide based nano-biocarrier drug delivery systems and its application in the delivery of small molecules, proteins, peptides, oligonucleotides and genes. It also discusses advances in drug delivery systems in treatment of cancer, cardiovascular, pulmonary, and infectious diseases.

chapter |24 pages

Oral Delivery of Proteins and Polypeptides through Polysaccharide Nanocarriers

ByHemant Ramchra Badwaik, Kartik Nakhate, Leena Kumari, Kalyani Sakure

chapter |23 pages

Cellulose-Based Nanocomposites for Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Applications

ByManuel Palencia, María E. Berrio, Angelica García-Quintero, Tulio A. Lerma

chapter |17 pages

Recent Advances of Chitosan Nanoparticles as a Carrier for Delivery of Antimicrobial Drugs

ByBijaya Ghosh, Tapan Kumar Giri

chapter |24 pages

Heparin and Its Derivatives-Based Nanoparticles for Cancer Therapy

ByAmit Kundu, Prasanta Dey, Subham Banerjee, Pradipta Sarkar, Arnab De, Amit Maity, Hyung Sik Kim

chapter |24 pages

Delivery of Biomolecules to the Central Nervous System Using a Polysaccharide Nanocomposite

ByAnroop B. Nair, Shah Jigar, Chavda Vishal, Shah Hiral, Patel Snehal

chapter |23 pages

Polysaccharide-Based Nanoparticles for the Enhanced Delivery of Poorly Soluble Drugs

ByPrithviraj Chakraborty, Urmi Chaurasia, Debarupa Dutta Chakraborty, Indranil Chanda

chapter |16 pages

Development of Nanoparticles from Grafted Natural Polysaccharides for Drug Delivery

ByAnupam Roy, Sreyajit Saha, Animesh Ghosh

chapter |21 pages

Environmental Responsive Polysaccharide Nanocarriers for Controlled Drug Delivery

ByYamini S. Bobde, Balaram Ghosh

chapter |15 pages

Advancement of Biodegradable Polysaccharide Nanocarriers for Delivery of Herbal Extracts and Bio-Actives

ByShetty Pallavi Krishna, Honnappa Chethan Gejjalagere

chapter |19 pages

Use of Polysaccharide Nanocarrier Systems for the Delivery of Curcumin and Its Derivative

ByNarayanan Kasinathan, Kiran S. Avadhani

chapter |23 pages

Polysaccharide-Based Nanocarriers for Drug Delivery into and through the Skin

ByHemant Ramchra Badwaik

chapter |22 pages

Polysaccharide Nanoparticle-Based Drug Delivery Approaches for Efficient Therapy of Diabetes

ByVaswati Rita Das, Dibyendu Dutta, Srijita Halder

chapter |17 pages

Chitosan-Based Nanoparticulate System for Pulmonary Drug Delivery

ByTapan Kumar Giri, Bijaya Ghosh, Falguni Patra

chapter |31 pages

Polysaccharide-Based Nanoparticles for Colon-Specific Drug Delivery

ByMoumita Das, Arindam Maity, Debanjana Chakraborty, Lakshmi Kanta Ghosh

chapter |16 pages

Passive and Active Tumor Targeting of Polysaccharide Nanocarriers for Cancer Therapy

ByMiltu Kumar Ghosh, Falguni Patra

chapter |22 pages

Polysaccharide-Based Nanocarriers Loaded with Drugs for the Management of Obesity

BySandipan Dasgupta, Souvik Roy, Tania Chakraborty, Nilanjan Sarkar