Dedication; Contributing Authors; Preface; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: MICRO AND NANO SYSTEMS IN BIOMEDICINE AND DRUG DELIVERY, N. Hasirci; Chapter 2: NEW LIPID- AND GLYCOLIPID-BASED NANOSYSTEMS FOR TARGETED GENE DELIVERY: CHOLENIMS, GLYCOCLIPS, GLYCOLIPIDS AND CHITOSAN, R.I. Zhdanov, E.V. Bogdanenko, T.V. Zarubina, S.I. Dominova, G.G. Krivtsov, A.S. Bogdanenko, A.S. Borisenko, G.A. Serebrennikova, Yu.L. Sebyakin and V.V. Vlassov; Chapter 3: ARTIFICIAL IMPLANTS - NEW DEVELOPMENTS AND ASSOCIATED PROBLEMS, A. Omri, M. Anderson, C. Mugabe, Z. Suntres, M.R. Mozafari and A. Azghani; Chapter 4: NIOSOMES AS NANOCARRIER SYSTEMS, N.O. Sahin; Chapter 5: STARCH - A POTENTIAL BIOMATERIAL FOR BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS, L. Kaur, J. Singh, and Q. Liu; Chapter 6: ALTERNATIVE APPLICATIONS FOR DRUG DELIVERY: NASAL AND PULMONARY ROUTES, A.Y. Ozer; Chapter 7: AN OVERVIEW OF LIPOSOME-DERIVED NANOCARRIER TECHNOLOGIES, M.R. Mozafari and K. Khosravi-Darani; Chapter 8: UPTAKE STUDIES OF FREE AND LIPOSOMAL SCLAREOL BY MCF-7 AND H-460 HUMAN CANCER CELL LINES, A. Paradissis, S. Hatziantoniou, A. Georgopoulos, K. Dimas and C. Demetzos; Chapter 9: RELEASE ADVANTAGES OF A LIPOSOMAL DENDRIMER- DOXORUBICIN COMPLEX, OVER CONVENTIONAL LIPOSOMAL FORMULATION OF DOXORUBICIN, A. Papagiannaros and C. Demetzos; Chapter 10: APPLICATIONS OF LIGHT AND ELECTRON MICROSCOPIC TECHNIQUES IN LIPOSOME RESEARCH, A.Y. Ozer; Index
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