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Applications of Polymers in Drug Delivery

2nd Edition - October 2, 2020

Editors: Ambikanandan Misra, Aliasgar Shahiwala

Language: English
Paperback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 9 6 5 9 - 5
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 2 2 6 6 8 - 1

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Applications of Polymers in Drug Delivery, Second Edition, provides a comprehensive resource for anyone looking to understand how polymeric materials can be applied to current, new, and emerging drug delivery applications.

Polymers play a crucial role in modulating drug delivery and have been fundamental in the successful development of many novel drug delivery systems. This book describes the development of polymeric systems, ranging from conventional dosage forms to the most recent smart systems. Regulatory and intellectual property aspects as well as the clinical applicability of polymeric drug delivery systems are also discussed. The chapters are organized by specific delivery route, offering methodical and detailed coverage throughout. This second edition has been thoroughly revised to include the latest developments in the field.

This is an essential book for researchers, scientists, and advanced students, in polymer science, drug delivery, pharmacology/pharmaceuticals, materials science, tissue engineering, nanomedicine, chemistry, and biology. In industry, this book supports scientists, R&D, and other professionals, working on polymers for drug delivery applications.