Safety of Nanoparticles

From Manufacturing to Medical Applications


ISBN: 978-0-387-78607-0 (Print) 978-0-387-78608-7 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-18

    Developing Practices for Safe Handling of Nanoparticles and Nanomaterials in a Development-Stage Enterprise: A Practical Guide for Research and Development Organizations

  3. Chapter

    Pages 19-31

    Cytotoxicity of Photoactive Nanoparticles

  4. Chapter

    Pages 33-62

    Breeching Epithelial Barriers – Physiochemical Factors Impacting Nanomaterial Translocation and Toxicity

  5. Chapter

    Pages 63-88

    Safety and Efficacy of Nano/Micro Materials

  6. Chapter

    Pages 89-109

    Biomedical Applications of Nanoparticles

  7. Chapter

    Pages 111-130

    Unexpected Reactions by In Vivo Applications of PEGylated Liposomes

  8. Chapter

    Pages 131-157

    Hydrogel Nanocomposites: Biomedical Applications, Biocompatibility, and Toxicity Analysis

  9. Chapter

    Pages 159-187

    Cytotoxicity and Genotoxicity of Carbon Nanomaterials

  10. Chapter

    Pages 189-208

    Calcium Phosphate Nanoparticles: Toxicology and Lymph Node Targeting for Cancer Metastasis Prevention

  11. Chapter

    Pages 209-235

    Nanoparticles for Cancer Diagnosis and Therapy

  12. Back Matter

    Pages 237-239