13. Dendrimers: A Class of Polymer in the Nanotechnology for Drug Delivery

  1. Ajay Kumar Mishra
  1. Sunil K. Singh and
  2. Vivek K. Sharma

Published Online: 30 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118636299.ch13

Nanomedicine for Drug Delivery and Therapeutics

Nanomedicine for Drug Delivery and Therapeutics

How to Cite

Singh, S. K. and Sharma, V. K. (2013) Dendrimers: A Class of Polymer in the Nanotechnology for Drug Delivery, in Nanomedicine for Drug Delivery and Therapeutics (ed A. K. Mishra), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118636299.ch13

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2013
  2. Published Print: 22 JAN 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118414095

Online ISBN: 9781118636299

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Keywords:

  • Dendrimers;
  • nanotechnology;
  • drug delivery

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Historical Origin of Dendrimers

  • Structure of Dendrimers

  • Terms Used in Dendrimer Chemistry

  • Types of Dendrimers

  • Application of Dendrimers

  • Dendrimers in Oral Drug Delivery

  • Dendrimers in Transdermal Drug Delivery

  • Dendrimers in Ocular Drug Delivery

  • Dendrimers in Anticancer Drug Delivery

  • Dendrimers in Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

  • Conclusion