10. Dendrimer Nanoparticles and Their Applications in Biomedicine

  1. Ashutosh Tiwari and
  2. Atul Tiwari
  1. Arghya Paul1,3,4,
  2. Wei Shao1,
  3. Tom J. Burdon1,
  4. Dominique Shum-Tim2 and
  5. Satya Prakash1

Published Online: 18 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118644591.ch10

Nanomaterials in Drug Delivery, Imaging, and Tissue Engineering

Nanomaterials in Drug Delivery, Imaging, and Tissue Engineering

How to Cite

Paul, A., Shao, W., Burdon, T. J., Shum-Tim, D. and Prakash, S. (2013) Dendrimer Nanoparticles and Their Applications in Biomedicine, in Nanomaterials in Drug Delivery, Imaging, and Tissue Engineering (eds A. Tiwari and A. Tiwari), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118644591.ch10

Author Information

  1. 1

    Biomedical Technology and Cell Therapy Research Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Artificial Cells and Organs Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

  2. 2

    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Surgical Research, The Montreal, General Hospital, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Canada

  3. 3

    Center for Biomedical Engineering, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA

  4. 4

    Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Massachusetts, Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 FEB 2013
  2. Published Print: 4 FEB 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118290323

Online ISBN: 9781118644591

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Keywords:

  • Biotherapeutics;
  • nanomedicine;
  • chemotherapeutics;
  • gene delivery;
  • nanopartcles

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Dendrimers and Their Characteristics

  • Biomolecular Interactions of Dendrimer Nanocomplexes

  • Potential Applications of Dendrimer in Nanomedicine

  • Conclusion