Parijat Pandey, Mandeep Dahiya


For the past few years there has been a significant research in the area of nanotechnology using nanoparticles. In the field of modern material science, inorganic nanoparticles are emerging as novel drug delivery system due to their unique physical properties that mainly include size dependent optical, magnetic, electronic, and catalytic properties. These nanoparticles possess high stability, large surface area, tunable compositions, abundant physicochemical multifunctionalities and specific biological behaviors. Biocompatible inorganic material-based nanosystems provide a novel choice to effectively surmount the intrinsic drawbacks of traditional organic materials in biomedical applications, especially in overcoming the multidrug resistance. The aim of this article is to review the types, synthesis methods and characterization techniques related to inorganic nanoparticles. 

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