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Novel Drug Delivery Systems for Chinese Medicines

  • Introduces the delivery of multi-component natural drugs

  • Thoroughly examines the opportunities and challenges faced by novel TCM carriers and emerging technologies

  • Maximizes reader insights into the delivery techniques of Traditional Chinese Medicines

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Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii
  2. A Historical Overview and Concepts of Chinese Medicine Preparations and Novel Delivery Systems

    • Yongtai Zhang, Zehui He, Yuanzhi He, Xiaolin Hou, Nianping Feng
    Pages 1-21
  3. Multi-Component Drug Delivery Systems for Chinese Medicines Based on the TCM Theory

    • Xiaobin Jia, Zhiwei Xiong, Liang Feng, Bei Wang
    Pages 23-48
  4. Sustained-Release Drug Delivery Systems of Chinese Medicines

    • Xiao Zheng, Teng Guo, Fei Wu, Lan Shen, Xiao Lin
    Pages 49-76
  5. Transdermal Delivery of Chinese Medicine

    • Shaoping Yin, Mei Dong, Jie Dong, Wei Gu, Shanshan Lu, Junhong Yao et al.
    Pages 77-94
  6. The Contribution of Traditional Chinese Medicine Compound in Nasal Drug Delivery System

    • Xuechun Liu, Haiyan Hu, Ziqi Chen, Zekang Zhang, Changhai Wang, Yueying Zhao et al.
    Pages 95-116
  7. Brain-Targeting Drug Delivery Systems for Chinese Medicines

    • Baolin Huang, Zheng Cai
    Pages 117-132
  8. Hydrogels for Delivery of Chinese Medicines

    • Tianyuan Ci, Jing Zang, Nianping Feng
    Pages 199-238
  9. Cocrystallization and Coamorphization for Druggability Enhancement of Chinese Medicines

    • Hao Cheng, Weili Heng, Jiawei Han, Yuanfeng Wei, Linghe Zhang, Shuai Qian et al.
    Pages 239-276
  10. Application of Insoluble Excipients in Solid Dispersion of Chinese Medicines

    • Hangyi Wu, Huixia Lv, Zhenhai Zhang
    Pages 277-293
  11. 3D Printed Drug Delivery: An Appealing Trend for Chinese Medicines

    • Haiyan Zhao, Qin Nie, Shaobing Wang
    Pages 295-314
  12. Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery: How Compatible It Is for TCM Drug Delivery

    • Shijia Fu, Yi Lu, Rongrong Lai, Ziyi Liu, Yuehong Xu
    Pages 315-336

About this book

This book describes the essential and cutting-edge concepts based on the frontier of pharmaceutical research in TCM, underlying scientific principles, and current advancements of drug delivery systems for Chinese medicines, including sustained-release drug delivery systems, trans-nasal drug delivery systems, dermal and transdermal drug delivery systems, etc. Novel carriers and emerging technologies (such as 3D printing) are also covered. The book provides readers with an overall picture of drug delivery systems for Chinese medicines and also yields benefits for the pharmaceutical industry with regard to TCM-based drug development.

Keywords

  • Drug delivery system
  • Chinese medicines
  • Multi-components
  • Traditional Chinese medicine compound recipe
  • Drug carriers

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai, China

    Nianping Feng

  • School of Chinese Medicine, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Hong kong, China

    Zhijun Yang

About the editors

Dr. Nianping Feng is a Chair Professor and the Director of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai, China. He received his Ph. D. degree from China Pharmaceutical University in June 1997 and took up a lectureship at the same university prior to joining the Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Oct. 1998. Dr. Feng worked as a senior research scientist at Purdue University from Sept. 2012 to Sept. 2013. His research interests include novel drug delivery systems, pharmaceutical nanotechnologies and TCM-base new drug development. Dr. Feng has co-authored more than 200 research papers, reviews, and patents.

Dr. Zhijun Yang is a Professor at the School of Chinese Medicine, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, China. He graduated from Shenyang College of Pharmacy, received his Ph.D. from Chiba University. He was an AP, a lecturer in China Pharmaceutical University, a researcher in Gifu Pharmaceutical University and TaiYo Pharmaceutical Industry Ltd., a postdoctoral at the University of British Columbia, a scientist in Northern Lipid Inc. Canada. Dr. Yang attained remarkable results both in publications and pharmaceutical products. Currently, Dr. Yang is focusing on the frontest line of the formulation by combining the theories of TCM and DDS.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Novel Drug Delivery Systems for Chinese Medicines

  • Editors: Nianping Feng, Zhijun Yang

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-3444-4

  • Publisher: Springer Singapore

  • eBook Packages: Biomedical and Life Sciences, Biomedical and Life Sciences (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2021

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-981-16-3443-7Published: 02 December 2021

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-981-16-3446-8Published: 03 December 2022

  • eBook ISBN: 978-981-16-3444-4Published: 01 December 2021

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XIII, 336

  • Number of Illustrations: 1 b/w illustrations

  • Topics: Pharmacology/Toxicology, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Pharmacy

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