Special Issue "Nanodispersions Based on Biocompatibility"

A special issue of Nanomaterials (ISSN 2079-4991).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 August 2020.

Special Issue Editors

Dr. Vassiliki Papadimitriou
Guest Editor
Institute of Chemical Biology, National Hellenic Research Foundation, 48, Vassileos Constantinou Ave., 11635. Athens, Greece
Interests: nanoemulsions; microemulsions; nanoencapsulation of bioactive compounds; EPR; drug delivery
Dr. Aris Xenakis
Guest Editor
National Hellenic Research Foundation, Athens, Greece
Interests: colloids; nanoformulations; nanoencapsulation; biocatalysis
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The use of biocompatible nanodispersions in various industrial fields has grown remarkably over the last few years, offering new research opportunities for researchers with different expertise and scientific backgrounds. These nanoscaled dispersions represent smart, nontoxic carriers for encapsulation and delivery of functional compounds, including hydrophobic drugs, natural antioxidants, plant extracts, and micronutrients. Nanodispersions for food, cosmetic, pharmaceutical, and medical purposes should be compatible with biological tissues of living organisms, performing their targeted function without any undesirable effects. The grand challenge in the field of nanoformulations involves both the creation of precisely tailored, nanoscale particles of bioactive compounds and the safe and efficient delivery of those tiny particles to their exact targets.

This Special Issue of Nanomaterials dedicated to Nanodispersions Based on Biocompatibility aims to attract contributions related to the development, structural investigation, and biological evaluation of diverse nanoscale dispersions. Nanoemulsions with different surface properties based on safe oils and surfactants and also biocompatible amphiphilic block copolymers forming nanoparticulate core–shell micellar structures in aqueous media could be considered as representative systems for the encapsulation of various bioactive compouds.

Dr. Vassiliki Papadimitriou
Dr. Aristotelis Xenakis
Guest Editors

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  • Nanodispersion
  • Biocompatible
  • Nanoemulsion
  • Bioactive polymers
  • Encapsulation

Published Papers

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