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Nanostructures for Novel Therapy by Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu, Denisa Ficai

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Chapter 7

Nanoformulation and administration of PUFA-rich systems for applications in modern healthcare

Debjyoti Paul
Tanmoy K. Dey
Pubali Dhar    University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India

Abstract

Initiation of nanotechnology for the targeted delivery of bioactive cargo into biological systems for enhanced prophylactic and therapeutic applications has revolutionized the concept of designed functional food in modern healthcare. Lipids, especially dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), have a unique and superseding advantage of remodeling tissue acyl composition in its own image, and are considered for potent-nutraceutical/food supplements against disease and disease manifestations. Out of various experimental and survey-based studies, it has ...

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