6. Nano-Sized Calcium Phosphate (CaP) Carriers for Non-Viral Gene/Drug Delivery

  1. Ashutosh Tiwari and
  2. Atul Tiwari
  1. Donghyun Lee1,
  2. Geunseon Ahn1 and
  3. Prashant N. Kumta2,3,4,5

Published Online: 18 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118644591.ch6

Nanomaterials in Drug Delivery, Imaging, and Tissue Engineering

Nanomaterials in Drug Delivery, Imaging, and Tissue Engineering

How to Cite

Lee, D., Ahn, G. and Kumta, P. N. (2013) Nano-Sized Calcium Phosphate (CaP) Carriers for Non-Viral Gene/Drug Delivery, 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.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of lntegrative Engineering, Chung-Ang University, Heukseok-Dong, Dongjak-Gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea

  2. 2

    Department of Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Sceince, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

  4. 4

    Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

  5. 5

    Center for Complex Engineered Multifunctional Materials, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 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:

  • Calcium phosphate;
  • nano particles;
  • gene delivery;
  • tissue engineering;
  • drug delivery;
  • biocompatible

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Vectors for Gene Delivery

  • Modulation of Protection and Release Characteristics of Calcium Phosphate Vector

  • Calcium Phosphate Carriers for Drug Delivery Systems

  • Variants of Nano-Calcium Phosphates: Future Trends of the CaP Delivery Systems