29. Magnetic Nanoparticle Carrier for Targeted Drug Delivery: Perspective, Outlook, and Design

  1. Xiaoyuan Chen2,3
  1. R. D. K. Misra

Published Online: 25 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470767047.ch29

Nanoplatform-Based Molecular Imaging

Nanoplatform-Based Molecular Imaging

How to Cite

Misra, R. D. K. (2011) Magnetic Nanoparticle Carrier for Targeted Drug Delivery: Perspective, Outlook, and Design, in Nanoplatform-Based Molecular Imaging (ed X. Chen), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470767047.ch29

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford and Bio-X Program, Department of Radiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA

  2. 3

    Laboratory for Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

Author Information

  1. Center for Structural and Functional Materials, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470521151

Online ISBN: 9780470767047



  • magnetic nanoparticle carrier for targeted drug delivery - outlook and design, metastasis of malignant cells in the human body, cancer-specific complications posing risks;
  • thermogravimetric analysis - of smart polymer encapsulated nanocarriers;
  • nanoparticle drug carriers, and magnetic nanoparticle synthesis - reverse micelle technique, appropriate technique for preparing magnetite nanoparticles


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Background and Significance of Nanoparticle Drug Carrier

  • Recent Studies

  • Nanoparticle Drug Carrier: Synthesis

  • Outcome of Approach and Conclusion

  • References