Lipid Nanoparticles: Advances in Research and Applications


Sabine Ziegler

Series: Pharmacology – Research, Safety Testing and Regulation
BISAC: MED071000

Lipid Nanoparticles: Advances in Research and Applications provides a review of the main types of lipid-based drug nanoparticles such as nanoemulsions, self-emulsifying drug release systems, liposomes, lipid nanocapsules, solid lipid nanoparticles, and nanostructured lipid carriers.
The authors describe the advantages of using solid lipid nanoparticles in the treatment of infectious diseases that affect various organs located in areas of the body which are difficult to treat with common pharmaceutical formulations.
Recent findings regarding solid lipid nanoparticles and their implications in breast cancer are summarized. Additionally, the therapeutic efficacy of solid lipid nanoparticlefor overcoming multi-drug-resistance in breast cancer is highlighted.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Lipid Nanoparticles: Advances in Research and Applications
(Thais Francine Ribeiro Alves, Cecília Torqueti de Barros and Marco Vinicius Chaud, Laboratory of Biomaterials and Nanotechnology, University of Sorocaba, Sorocaba, São Paulo, Brazil)

Chapter 2. Solid Lipid Nanoparticles: An Interesting Strategy for Antibiotics Administration
(Roberta Cassano, Federica Curcio and Sonia Trombino, Department of Pharmacy, Health and Nutritional Sciences, University of Calabria, Arcavacata di Rende, Cosenza, Italy)

Chapter 3. Therapeutic Potential of Solid Lipid Nanoparticles to Overcome Multi-Drug Resistance in Breast Cancer
(Gamze Guney Eskiler, Department of Medical Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Sakarya University, Sakarya, Turkey)


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