â€œNANOSPONGES â€“ A BOON TO THE TARGETED DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEMâ€
AbstractAbstract: Site specific or targeted drug delivery is used to treat many diseases like cardiovascular disease, Osteo-diseases, hormonal deficiency diseases like Parkinsonâ€™s disease, auto-immune diseases like arthritis, diabetes. However, the most important application of targeted drug delivery system is to treat cancer. The unregulated cell growth and non-specific nature of the treatment makes Cancer difficult to treat by conventional drug delivery system. Hence targeted drug delivery system can be used to treat various cancers like multiple myeloma, breast cancer, prostate cancer, melanoma, lymphoma and other cancers. The following article emphasizes on one of such system named â€˜nanospongesâ€™. The objective of the article is to discuss nanosponges with their method of preparation, characterization, and applications.
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YADAV G, PANCHORY H. â€œNANOSPONGES â€“ A BOON TO THE TARGETED DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEMâ€. JDDT [Internet]. 13Jul.2013 [cited 1Oct.2020];3(4):151-5. Available from: http://jddtonline.info/index.php/jddt/article/view/564
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