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*  Nanoparticles for drug delivery to the brain
... the nanoparticle carriers. These means include dissolving or absorbing a drug throughout the nanoparticle, encapsulating a drug ... One type of nanoparticle involves use of liposomes as drug molecule carriers. The diagram on the right shows a standard ... Several current methods for drug delivery to the brain include the use of liposomes, prodrugs, and carrier-mediated ... These physical changes could potentially improve how some nanoparticle drug-carriers cross the BBB. Also, solid lipid ...
*  Drug carrier
Disadvantages associated with using liposomes as drug carriers involve poor control over drug release. Drugs which have high ... and/or safety of drug administration. Drug carriers are primarily used to control the release of a drug into systemic ... A drug carrier is any substrate used in the process of drug delivery which serves to improve the selectivity, effectiveness, ... Different types of drug carrier utilize different methods of attachment, and some carriers can even implement a variety of ...
*  Chemotaxis
non-primary source needed] Lagzi, István (2013). "Chemical Robotics-Chemotactic Drug Carriers". Central European Journal of ... Applications include targeted delivery of drugs in the body. McCutcheon index Tropism Durotaxis Haptotaxis Mechanotaxis ...
*  Single-walled carbon nanohorn
Ajima, K; Yudasaka M; Murakami T; Maigné A; Shiba K; Iijima S (2005). "Carbon Nanohorns as Anticancer Drug Carriers". Mol. ... 2008). "Single wall carbon nanohorn as a drug carrier for controlled release". Chem. Phys. Lett. 461 (4-6): 189-192. Bibcode: ... 2008). "Water-dispersed single-wall carbon nanohorns as drug carriers for local cancer chemotherapy". Nanomedicine. 3 (4): 453- ... 2005). "Carbon Nanohorns as Anticancer Drug Carriers". Molecular Pharmaceutics. 2 (6): 475-480. doi:10.1021/mp0500566. PMID ...
*  Osteomyelitis
Soundrapandian, C; Datta S; Sa B (2007). "Drug-eluting implants for osteomyelitis". Crit Rev Ther Drug Carrier Syst. 24 (6): ... Risks for developing osteomyelitis include diabetes, intravenous drug use, prior removal of the spleen, and trauma to the area ... When adults are affected, it may be because of compromised host resistance due to debilitation, intravenous drug abuse, ... Local and sustained availability of drugs have proven to be more effective in achieving prophylactic and therapeutic outcomes. ...
*  Immunoconjugate
Critical reviews in therapeutic drug carrier systems. 23 (5): 401-35. PMID 17425513. Technology Insight: cytotoxic drug ... and to develop monoclonal antibody therapy as a targeted form of chemotherapy when they are often known as antibody-drug ...
*  Intravaginal administration
... in Therapeutic Drug Carrier Systems. 17 (5). doi:10.1615/CritRevTherDrugCarrierSyst.v17.i5.30. ISSN 0743-4863. European Sperm ... Drugs may also be administered intravaginally as an alternative to oral route in the cause of nausea or other digestive ... Drugs primarily delivered by intravaginal administration include vaginally administered estrogens and progestogens (a group of ... Hussain, Alamdar; Ahsan, Fakhrul (2005-03-21). "The vagina as a route for systemic drug delivery". Journal of Controlled ...
*  Gemcitabine
Impact of Therapeutic Carrier Systems and Gemcitabine's Drug Conjugates on Cancer Therapy". Critical reviews in therapeutic ... As of 2014 drug interactions had not been studied. Gemcitabine is a chemotherapy drug that works by killing any cells that are ... Sneader, Walter (2005). Drug discovery: a history. New York: Wiley. p. 259. ISBN 0-471-89979-8. "Gemzar". European Medicines ... It was intended as an antiviral drug, but preclinical testing showed that it killed leukemia cells in vitro. During the early ...
*  Host-guest chemistry
Cheng, Y.; Xu, Z; Ma, M.; Xu, T. (2007). "Dendrimers as drug carriers: Applications in different routes of drug administration ... "Dendrimers as Potential Drug Carriers. Part I. Solubilization of Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs in the Presence of ... D'Emanuele, A; Attwood, D (2005). "Dendrimer-drug interactions". Adv. Drug Deliv. Rev. 57 (15): 2147-2162. doi:10.1016/j.addr. ... for each drug in different environments. The data indicated that the binding stoichiometry of the drug with the membrane was 1: ...
*  Nanophase ceramic
... drug carriers are also able to target specific cells. This can be done by manufacturing a material to bond to ... Materials used in drug delivery in the past ten years have primarily been polymers. However, nanotechnology has opened the door ... Polymers also tend to swell in liquid which can cause an unwanted burst of drugs. The lack of swelling shown by most ceramics ... The large surface area to volume ratio of nanophase materials makes it possible for large amounts of drugs to be released over ...
*  Liposome
"Lipid vesicles and other colloids as drug carriers on the skin". Advanced drug delivery reviews. 56 (5): 675-711. doi:10.1016/j ... In addition to gene and drug delivery applications, liposomes can be used as carriers for the delivery of dyes to textiles, ... the drug will also be neutralized, allowing it to freely pass through a membrane. These liposomes work to deliver drug by ... Lipid bilayer Targeted drug delivery Azotosome Torchilin, V (2006). "Multifunctional nanocarriers". Advanced Drug Delivery ...
*  Bovine submaxillary mucin coatings
"Binding of Acrylic Polymers to Mucin/epithelial Surfaces: Structure-property Relationships." Critical Reviews in Drug Carrier ... Drug delivery is another application that utilizes BSM coatings. Drug delivery systems employ pharmaceutical products within ... The behavior of BSM and drugs is investigated to ensure that one element does not disrupt the function of the other. Coatings ... These compartments are composed of hydrophilic polymers that enable the release of a particular drug at a specified rate and ...
*  Exosome (vesicle)
Exosomes offer distinct advantages that uniquely position them as highly effective drug carriers. Composed of cellular ... They placed the drug inside exosomes derived from white blood cells, which were then injected into mice with drug-resistant ... ISBN 978-1-4939-3111-8. Kumar L.; Verma S.; Vaidya B.; Gupta V. (2015). "Exosomes: natural carriers for siRNA delivery". ... Maguire, Greg (2016) Exosomes: smart nanospheres for drug delivery naturally produced by stem cells. In: Fabrication and Self ...
*  Sphingosine-1-phosphate
Therefore, a topical formulation based on specific drug carriers has been considered inevitable.[citation needed] Lpath Inc has ... MS Drug ONO-4641 Slows Brain Legions By 92% Xie, B.; Shen, J.; Dong, A.; Rashid, A.; Stoller, G.; Campochiaro, P. A. (2009). " ... ONO-4641 (a drug of Ono Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.) is a sphingosine-1-phosphate (S1P) receptor agonist which keeps lymphocytes ... The drug fingolimod (FTY720), which agonizes the S1P receptor, prevents autoimmune lymphocytes from moving from the lymphoid ...
*  Nanoparticle
Such nanoscale particles are used in biomedical applications as drug carriers or imaging agents. Semi-solid and soft ... Various types of liposome nanoparticles are currently used clinically as delivery systems for anticancer drugs and vaccines. ... ISBN 3-527-40790-1. "Sunscreen". U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Retrieved 6 December 2016. Mitchnick, MA; Fairhurst, D; ... controlled drug release) and separation (e.g., chromatography) technology. Ion implantation may be used to treat the surfaces ...
*  Transfersome
... and then act as a Drug carrier for non-invasive targeted drug delivery and sustained release of therapeutic agents. The carrier ... The subsequent gradual release of the active agent from the drug carrier allows the drug molecules to diffuse and finally bind ... G. Cevc (2004). "Lipid vesicles and other colloids as drug carriers on the skin". Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews. 56 (5): 675- ... Drug transport to an intra-cellular action site may also involve fusion of the carrier's lipid bilayer with the cell membrane, ...
*  Nediljko Budisa
"Residue specific bioincorporation of non-natural biologically active amino acids into proteins as possible drug carriers. ... of the TU Berlin UniCat profile Talk about the future of Xenobiology General talk about Genetic Code Engineering Built-in drugs ... use of genetic code engineering as a tool for the creation of therapeutic proteins and ribosomally synthetized peptide-drugs. ...
*  Supramolecular polymers
On the basis of this property, supramolecular polymers are capable of being a drug carrier. Making use of hydrogen bonding ... Janib, S. M.; Moses, A. S.; MacKay, J. A., Imaging and drug delivery using theranostic nanoparticles. Advanced drug delivery ... supramolecular polymers show great potential on development of drug delivery, gene transfection and etc. Multiple cellular ... supramolecular hydrogels formed by biodegradable PEO-PHB-PEO triblock copolymers and alpha-cyclodextrin for controlled drug ...
*  Virosome
"A MULTIPURPOSE AND NOVEL CARRIER FOR DRUG DELIVERY AND TARGETING - VIROSOMES". Journal of Drug Delivery and Therapeutics. 3 (5 ... They were used as a drug carrier mechanism for experimental cancer therapies. Kapoor, D.; Vyas, R. B.; Lad, C.; Patel, M. (2013 ... As a drug or vaccine delivery mechanism they are biologically compatible with many host organisms and are also biodegradable. ... A virosome is a drug or vaccine delivery mechanism consisting of unilamellar phospholipid membrane (either a mono- or bi-layer ...
*  Tricalcium phosphate
Porous beta-Tricalcium phosphate scaffolds are employed as drug carrier systems for local drug delivery in bone. Zumdahl, ... of porous HAp and β-TCP scaffolds by starch consolidation with foaming method and drug-chitosan bilayered scaffold based drug ...
*  Nanofiber
The criteria for an ideal drug carrier include maximum effect upon delivery of the drug to the target organ, evasion of the ... targeted and controlled carrier for cell and drug delivery". J Drug Targeting. 23 (3): 202-221. doi:10.3109/1061186X. ... Successful delivery of therapeutics to the intended target largely depends on the choice of the drug carrier. ... 2015). "Microfluidic spinning of fibrous alginate carrier having highly enhanced drug loading capability and delayed release ...
*  2-Ethyl-2-oxazoline
The copolymers obtained can be used as biocompatible drug carriers, in coatings and adhesives, and in many other applications. ...
*  Inverse gas chromatography
Applications include polymorph characterization, effect of processing steps like milling, and drug-carrier interactions for dry ... F. Thielmann, D.J. Burnett, and J.Y.Y. Heng, Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy. 33 (2007) 1240-1253. J. van Deemter, F.J ... F is the carrier gas flow rate at standard temperature and pressure, tR is the gross retention time for the injected probe, to ... or carrier gas flow rate can elucidate a wide range of physico-chemical properties of the solid under investigation. Several in ...
*  Powder mixture
"The effect of particle size and concentration on the adhesive characteristics of a model drug-carrier interactive system". J ... The difference from an ordered mixture is instead that all carrier particles do not need to be of the same size and a different ... If an interactive mixture is to be formed, it is necessary that enough force is exerted by the carrier particles during dry ... A narrow size range of the carrier particles is preferred to avoid segregation of the interactive units. In practice a ...
*  Maurizio Prato (scientist)
Carbon nanotubes are very well suited to act as drug carriers, because of their extraordinary capability to cross cell ... demonstrated the utility of carbon nanotubes to serve as efficient scaffolds for the delivery of vaccines and drugs. ... way to the use of fullerenes and carbon nanotubes in important applications in fields as different as photovoltaics and drug ...
*  Fairey Prince (H-16)
Unfortunately, a conventional twin could not be designed so that it came within the size limits for aircraft carrier use on the ... and the drag of both engine nacelles can be eliminated and combined within the cross-section of the fuselage. Fairey Battle P. ...
*  Solid lipid nanoparticle
... no biotoxicity of the carrier, avoidance of organic solvents, possibility of controlled drug release and drug targeting, ... SLNs have been looked at as a potential drug carrier system since the 1990s. SLNs do not show biotoxicity as they are prepared ... Biological lipids having minimum carrier cytotoxicity and the solid state of the lipid permit better controlled drug release ... SLNs are especially useful in ocular drug delivery as they can enhance the corneal absorption of drugs and improve the ocular ...