Lignin-based Materials for Biomedical Applications

Preparation, Characterization, and Implementation

Patricia Figueiredo (Redaktør) ; Helder A. Santos (Redaktør)

Lignin-based Materials for Biomedical Applications: Preparation, Characterization, and Implementation explores the emerging area of lignin-based materials as a platform for advanced biomedical applications, guiding the reader from source through to implementation. Les mer
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Lignin-based Materials for Biomedical Applications: Preparation, Characterization, and Implementation explores the emerging area of lignin-based materials as a platform for advanced biomedical applications, guiding the reader from source through to implementation.

The first part of the book introduces the basics of lignin, including extraction methods, chemical modifications, structure and composition, and properties that make lignin suitable for biomedical applications. In addition, structural characterization techniques are described in detail. The next chapters focus on the preparation of lignin-based materials for biomedical applications, presenting methodologies for lignin-based nanoparticles, hydrogels, aerogels, and nanofibers, and providing in-depth coverage of lignin-based materials with specific properties-including antioxidant properties, UV absorbing capability, antimicrobial properties, and colloidal particles with tailored properties-and applications, such as drug and gene delivery, and tissue engineering. Finally, future perspectives and possible new applications are considered.

This is an essential reference for all those with an interest in lignin-based materials and their biomedical applications, including researchers and advanced students across bio-based polymers, polymer science, polymer chemistry, biomaterials, nanotechnology, materials science and engineering, drug delivery, and biomedical engineering, as well as industrial R&D and scientists involved with bio-based polymers, specifically for biomedical applications.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

1. Introduction to Lignocellulosic Materials 2. Structure and Composition of Lignin Polymer 3. Lignin Extraction and Isolation Methods 4. Types of Lignin, Properties and Structural Characterization Techniques 5. Chemical Modifications of Lignin 6. Requirements and Properties of Biomaterials for Biomedical Applications 7. Development of Lignin-based Nanoparticles: Fabrication Methods and Functionalization Approaches 8. Lignin-based Materials with UV Adsorbing Capability 9. Lignin-based Materials with Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Properties 10. Lignin Colloidal Particles for Pickering Emulsions 11. Lignin-based Materials for Drug and Gene Delivery 12. Fabrication of Lignin-based Hydrogels and their Applications 13. Methodologies to Develop Advanced Lignin-based Materials for Tissue Engineering 14. Present and Future Prospective of Lignin-based Materials

Om forfatteren

Patricia Figueiredo is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Helsinki, where she obtained her PhD in Pharmaceutical Technology with honors in 2020. Her research is focused on the development of lignin-based nanosystems with potential application in biomedicine and food science. She has authored/co-authored 37 publications, including reviews and book chapters, and 6 oral/poster presentations in international scientific meetings. She also has more than 800 citations and h-index=14. Helder A. Santos is a Full Professor in Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology at the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Helsinki (Finland), Head of the Nanomedicines and Biomedical Engineering Lab, Director of the Doctoral Program in Drug Research, Director of FinPharmaNet in Finland, Chair of the Controlled Release Society Focus Group in Nanomedicine and Nanoscale Delivery, and Chairman and co-founder of Capsamedix Oy. Prof. Santos' research is focused on nanobiomaterials, including nanoporous silica/silicon materials and polymeric-based nanoparticles for controlled drug delivery, diagnostics, and therapy. His research interests include the development of nanoparticles/nanomedicines for biomedical and healthcare applications. His current work builds a bridge between engineering, pharmaceutical, and medical research. He is the author/co-author of more than 330 publications, including reviews, journal editorials, book chapters, 4 edited books, and more than 260 conference proceedings/abstracts. He also holds 4 patents in the field.