9. Multifunctional Nano/Micro Polymer Capsules as Potential Drug Delivery and Imaging Agents

  1. Ajay Kumar Mishra
  1. Haider Sami1,
  2. J. Jaishree2,
  3. Ashok Kumar1 and
  4. Sri Sivakumar2

Published Online: 30 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118636299.ch9

Nanomedicine for Drug Delivery and Therapeutics

Nanomedicine for Drug Delivery and Therapeutics

How to Cite

Sami, H., Jaishree, J., Kumar, A. and Sivakumar, S. (2013) Multifunctional Nano/Micro Polymer Capsules as Potential Drug Delivery and Imaging Agents, in Nanomedicine for Drug Delivery and Therapeutics (ed A. K. Mishra), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118636299.ch9

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Biological Sciences and Bioengineering

  2. 2

    Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur, India

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:

  • Multifunctional;
  • polymer capsules;
  • drug delivery;
  • stimuliresponsive;
  • bioimaging;
  • layer-by-layer;
  • nanoparticles;
  • hybrid capsules

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Synthesis of Polymer Capsules

  • Properties of Multilayered Polymer Capsules

  • Loading of Therapeutics

  • Stimuli-responsive Polymer Capsules

  • Multifunctional Hybrid Capsules

  • Targeted Polymer Capsules

  • Biomedical Applications

  • Outlook and Future Prospects