Nanotechnology for the Delivery of Therapeutic Nucleic Acids

Dan Peer

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March 27, 2013 by Pan Stanford
Reference - 240 Pages - 9 Color & 30 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9789814411042 - CAT# N10808

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Features

  • Brings together, for the first time ever, founders of different approaches who describe their strategies to overcome the delivery hurdle in a safe manner
  • Gives clear and lucid descriptions and focuses on key issues for future research and development
  • Provides new insights into the dynamic field of NA delivery using nanotechnology

Summary

Nucleic acid (NA) therapeutics has been extensively studied both in the academia and in the pharmaceutical industry and is still considered the promise for new therapeutic modalities, especially in personalized medicine. The only hurdle that limits the translation of NA therapeutics from an academic idea to the new therapeutic modality is the lack of efficient and safe delivery strategies.

Nanotechnology for the Delivery of Therapeutic Nucleic Acids, written by world experts in the field of nanotechnology for NA delivery, the contributing authors bring together the state of the art in delivery strategies with strong emphasis on aspects that are of essence to the pharmaceutical industry, such as stability, general toxicity, immune-toxicity, pharmacokinetics, efficacy, and validation of new drug targets using unique approaches based on exquisite nanotechnology strategies.