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Current Organic Synthesis


ISSN (Print): 1570-1794
ISSN (Online): 1875-6271

Chemical Modifications of Two Polysaccharides as Drug Carriers

Author(s): Gangliang Huang, Hualiang Huang, Qilin Tang and Xinya Mei

Volume 12, Issue 3, 2015

Page: [305 - 308] Pages: 4

DOI: 10.2174/1570179412666150218201607

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Polysaccharide is a kind of biological material, which has good biocompatibility, non-toxicity, and nonimmunogenicity. So, the polysaccharide has been widely applied in drug delivery system. The chemical modifications of chitosan and hyaluronic acid as drug carriers were summarized herein.

Keywords: Chemical modifications, Chitosan, drug carriers, hyaluronic acid.

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