Table of Contents

ADVANCES IN LIPOSOMES RESEARCH; ADVANCES IN LIPOSOMES RESEARCH; Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1: Liposome-Mediated Malaria Vaccine Development: More Than a Tour de Force; Abstract; 1. Background: The Burden of Malaria; 2. Biology of Malaria Parasite: Approaches for Effective Immune Interventions; 3. Existing Malaria Vaccines; 3.1. Pre-Erythrocytic Vaccines; 3.1.1. DNA Vaccines and Live Recombinant Vaccines; 3.2. Asexual Blood Stage Vaccines/Erythrocytic Stage Vaccine; 3.3. Transmission Blocking Vaccines (Sexual Stage Vaccines). 4. DNA Vaccine and Problems Associated with the Naked Plasmid DNA Vaccine5. Advantages of Liposome(s) as an Antigen Carrier in Vaccine Development; 6. Topical Route: An Important Route for DNA Immunization; 7. Lipoplex (Liposome-DNA) Induced Toxicity; 8. Liposome: A Versatile Drug Delivery Vehicle; 9. Immunomodulation of Host Immunity by Clodronate-Loaded Liposome in Translational Biomedical Research; 9.1. Liposomes Mediated Depletion of Macrophages (Suppression of Non-Adaptive Immune Responses) of Mice. 9.2. Optimization of Humanized Mice: Clodronate-Liposome Further Reduces Non-Adaptive Immunity of Immuno-deficient Mice10. Expert Commentary and Future Perspectives; Financial and Competing Interest Disclosure; References; Chapter 2: Liposomal Delivery of Antimicrobial Agents in Advances in Liposome Research; Abstract; Introduction: Wounds and Wound Healing; Liposomes; Liposomes; Liposomal Delivery of Antibiotics; Fluoroquinolones; Aminoglycosides; Cephalosporins; Glycopeptides; Macrolides; Penicillins; Tetracyclines; Others; Metronidazole; Polymyxin B; Liposomal Delivery of Antifungals. Amphotericin BNystatin; Imidazoles; Liposomal Delivery of Natural Products; Conclusion; References; Chapter 3: Trends on Microfluidic Liposome Production through Hydrodynamic Flow-Focusing and Microdroplet Techniques for Gene Delivery Applications; Abstract; Introduction; Microfluidics.
General Concepts; Hydrodynamic Flow-Focusing Method for Liposome Formation and Its Complexation with Nucleic Acid; Droplet Technique in Microfluidics for Liposome Formation and Its Complexation with Nucleic Acids; Future Challenges; Final Remarks; References. Chapter 4: Liposomes: Important Drug Carriers in Cancer TherapyAbstract; References; Chapter 5: Liposome Applications in the Veterinary Field; Abstract; 1. Introduction; 2. Vaccination; 3. Drug Delivery; 4. Transfection; 5. Cryopreservation; Concluding Remarks; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 6: Design of Liposomes with A pH-Sensitive Fluorescent Dye and Gramicidin Channels for Immune-Sensing; Abstract; Introduction; Principle of Direct Immunoassay with a Liposome Array; A Reusable Liposome Array; Gramicidin-Aided Fluorescence; Change of Liposomes. In this book the authors present current research in the study of liposomes. Topics discusses in this compilation include liposome mediated malaria vaccine development; liposomal delivery of antimicrobial agents in advances in liposome research; trends on microfluidic liposome production through hydrodynamic flow-focusing and microdroplet techniques for gene delivery applications; liposomes as important drug carriers in cancer therapy; liposome application in the veterinary field; and design of liposomes with a pH-sensitive fluorescent dye and gramicidin channels for immune-sensing.