TARGETING THE TARGET USING NANOPARTICLES - A REVIEW


Aravinthrajkumar G, Gayathri R, Vishnupriya V

Abstract


 

 The challenge of drug delivery is the liberation of drug agents at the right time in a safe and reproducible manner, usually to a specific target site. Conventional dosage forms, such as orally administered pills and subcutaneous or intravenous injection, are the predominant routes for drug administration. However, pills and injections offer limited control over the rate of drug release into the body; usually, they are involved in an immediate release of the drug. This article is about how nanoparticles can be used as an effective drug delivery system to target the drug to a specific location or organ.


Keywords


Nanoparticles, Targeted drug delivery, Nanomedicine, Cancer therapeutics, Carrier systems.

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About this article

Title

TARGETING THE TARGET USING NANOPARTICLES - A REVIEW

Keywords

Nanoparticles, Targeted drug delivery, Nanomedicine, Cancer therapeutics, Carrier systems.

DOI

10.22159/ajpcr.2017.v10i12.19734

Date

01-12-2017

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Journal

Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research
Vol 10 Issue 12 December 2017 Page: 6-10

Print ISSN

0974-2441

Online ISSN

2455-3891

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Authors & Affiliations

Aravinthrajkumar G
Department of Orthodontics, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Chennai - 600 077, Tamil Nadu, India
India

Gayathri R
Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, Chennai - 600 077, Tamil Nadu, India.
India

Vishnupriya V
Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, Chennai - 600 077, Tamil Nadu, India.
India


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