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Macromolecules as targeted drugs delivery vehicles: an overview

Ali, Yousaf and Ali, Alqudah and Ahmad, Sadiq and Abd Hamid, Shafida and Farooq, Umar (2019) Macromolecules as targeted drugs delivery vehicles: an overview. Designed Monomers and Polymers, 22 (1). pp. 91-97. ISSN 1385-772X E-ISSN 1568-5551

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Targeted drug delivery system improves the efficiency and safety of the therapeutic agents by managing the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of drugs. Currently, numerous drug carrier systems have been developed with different sizes, architectures and characteristics surface properties. Among different systems, macromolecules have a wide range of applications in targeted drug delivery system. The optimal drug loading potential, smooth drug releasing ability and biocompatibility are the distinguishing features that ensure the drugs delivery ability of macromolecules. This review briefly introduces some of the most commonly studied macromolecules which have been recommended as drugs delivery vehicles.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5980/71576
Uncontrolled Keywords: Macromolecules; drug delivery; polymer; drug-conjugate
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Science
Kulliyyah of Science > Department of Chemistry
Depositing User: Dr Shafida Abd Hamid
Date Deposited: 12 Apr 2019 08:54
Last Modified: 12 Apr 2019 08:57
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/71576

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