Magnetic drug targeting using concept of focused magnet

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Current research on methods to target chemotherapy drugs in the human body includes the investigation of biocompatible magnetic nano-carrier systems, e.g. magnetic liquids such as ferrofluids. The aim of our work was to construct a focused magnet, which enables to achieve maximal magnetic force in deeper position, to map its magnetic field and to find the adhesion condition for a magnetic fluid drop in magnetic field with obtained design.

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Journal: TechConnect Briefs
Volume: 2, Nanotechnology 2009: Life Sciences, Medicine, Diagnostics, Bio Materials and Composites
Published: May 3, 2009
Pages: 115 - 118
Industry sector: Medical & Biotech
Topicss: Biomaterials, Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery
ISBN: 978-1-4398-1783-4