Chapter 18. Peptide-Based Nanocarriers for Intracellular Delivery of Biologically Active Proteins

  1. Volkmar Weissig3 and
  2. Gerard G. M. D'Souza4
  1. Seong Loong Lo1 and
  2. Shu Wang2

Published Online: 25 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470875780.ch18

Organelle-Specific Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology

Organelle-Specific Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology

How to Cite

Lo, S. L. and Wang, S. (2010) Peptide-Based Nanocarriers for Intracellular Delivery of Biologically Active Proteins, in Organelle-Specific Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology (eds V. Weissig and G. G. M. D'Souza), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470875780.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Midwestern University College of Pharmacy, Glendale, Arizona, USA

  2. 4

    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, Singapore

  2. 2

    Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, and Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 11 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470631652

Online ISBN: 9780470875780

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Keywords:

  • peptide-based nanocarriers for intracellular delivery of biologically active proteins;
  • amphipathic peptide-based nanocarriers;
  • cell-penetrating peptides (CPP) - rich in arginine (R) and lysine (K), highly positively charged

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Amphipathic Peptide - Based Nanocarriers

  • Cell - Penetrating Peptide - Based Nanocarriers

  • Outlook and Future Perspectives

  • Acknowledgments

  • References