1st Edition

Evolutionary Biology of the Atlantic Salmon




ISBN 9781466598485
Published August 10, 2015 by CRC Press
297 Pages 5 Color & 35 B/W Illustrations

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Nanotechnology offers a revolutionary and definitive approach for the efficient delivery of drug molecules to non-healthy tissues and cells. This first volume of a series of two volumes analyzes the basics in the development of drug-loaded nanoplatforms, the so-called nanomedicines. Special attention is given to physicochemical engineering, pharmacokinetics, biocompatibility and biodegradability, representative nanoplatforms (based on lipids, polymers, cyclodextrins, metals, carbon, silica, iron oxides, etc.), and advanced nano-engineering strategies for passive, ligand-mediated, and/or stimuli-sensitive drug delivery and release.

Table of Contents

Part I: Gamete Quality
Introduction
Gamete physiology, fertilization and egg activation
Part II: It Is Traits That Rule, Genes Only Follow in Their Wake
Life history
Part III
Behavior
Part IV
Genetics and conservation
Part V
Molecular techniques
Evolution and speciation
Conclusions and future perspectives
Glossary
References

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Biography

Vladic, Tomislav; Petersson, Erik