Table of Contents

Intro; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1; Innovative Biopolymer Nano-Multilayered Films for Biomedical Applications: Fabrication and Physical Properties; Abstract; 1. Introduction; 2. Results; 2.1. Effect of the Substrate Properties on the PEMs Deposition; 2.1.1. Degree of Crystallinity; 2.1.2. Corona Polarity; 2.1.3. Substrate Porosity; 2.2. Methods of Deposition; 2.3. Effect of pH and Ionic Strength on the PEMs Structure; 2.4. Physical Properties of PEMs, Swelling, Mechanical Properties; 2.4.1. Adhesion and Surface Free Energy of PEMs; 2.4.2. Swelling 2.4.3. Mechanical Properties2.5. Stability of PEMs at Different Environment Conditions; 2.5.1. Stability of PEMs at Different Ionic Strength; 2.5.2. Stability of PEMs at Different pH; 2.5.3. Stability of PEMs at Different Temperature; Conclusion; Acknowledgment; References; Chapter 2; Polymer Grafted Smart Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles: Challenges and Advances in Controlled Drug Delivery Applications; Abstract; 1. Introduction; 2. Synthesis of Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles; 3. Surface Functionalization of Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles; 4. Mechanism of Cellular Uptake of MSNs 4. Behavior and Performance of Shape Memory POLYURETHANES (SMPUs)5. Shape Memory Polyurethanes Nanocomposites; 6. Shape Memory Polyurethanes Nanocomposites for Biomedical Applications; Conclusion; Acknowledgments; Références; Chapter 4; Advances in Polymers for Drug Delivery and Wound Healing Applications; Abstract; 1. Introduction; 2. Chitosan (CS) Drug Delivery Systems; 3. Polylactic Acid (PLA) Drug Delivery Systems; 4. Polyethyleneglycol (PEG) Drug Delivery Systems; 5. Polylactic-Co-Glycolic Acid (PLGA) Drug Delivery Systems; 6. Molecularly Imprinted Polymer (MIP) Drug Delivery Systems 5. Targeting Cancer Cells5.1. Passive Targeting; 5.2. Active Targeting; 6. Biocompatibility and Biodegradation of Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles; 7. Surface Functionalization of MSNs with Polymers for Drug Delivery Applications; 7.1. Surface Functionalization of MSNs with Synthetic Polymers for Targeted Drug Delivery; 7.2. Surface Functionalization of MSNs with Natural Polymers for Targeted Drug Delivery; 8. Carboxymethyl Cellulose Grafted Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles (MSN-CMC); 8.1. Synthesis of Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles 8.2. Synthesis of Carboxymethyl (CMC) Grafted Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles (MSNs)8.3. Synthesis of Curcumin Loaded MSN-CMC; 8.4. In Vitro Cytotoxicity Assay; 8.5. Intracellular Uptake of MSN Particles; 8.6. Apoptosis by Annexin V-FITC PI Staining; Conclusion; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 3; Biodegradable Shape Memory Polyurethane and Its Nanocomposites for Biomedical Applications; Abstract; 1. Introduction; 2. Shape Memory Polyurethanes (SMPUs); 3. Mechanism of Generation of Thermoresponsive Shape Memory Effects in Segmented Polyurethanes