Nanotechnology for Drug Delivery: An Overview


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Nanotechnology is expected to have a revolutionary impact on biology and medicine. In this paper, I will discuss the role of nanotechnology in development of site-specific drug delivery systems. Polymeric nanoparticles, lipid nanosystems, and self-assembling nanosystems are described with special emphasis on targeted drug delivery in cancer therapy.

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Journal: TechConnect Briefs
Volume: 2, Technical Proceedings of the 2006 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Volume 2
Published: May 7, 2006
Pages: 345 - 349
Industry sector: Medical & Biotech
Topicss: Biomaterials, Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery
ISBN: 0-9767985-7-3