Applications of Important Polysaccharides in Drug Delivery

Author(s): Gangliang Huang, Xinya Mei, Feng Xiao, Xin Chen, Qilin Tang, Daquan Peng

Journal Name: Current Pharmaceutical Design

Volume 21 , Issue 25 , 2015

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Abstract:

Polysaccharide is a kind of biological material, which has good biocompatibility, non-toxicity, and non-immunogenicity. So, the polysaccharide has widely been applied in drug delivery system. The applications of chitosan, hyaluronic acid and dextran in drug delivery have been summarized herein.

Keywords: Applications, drug carriers, drug delivery, polysaccharides, sustained-controlled release, tumor targeting.

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VOLUME: 21
ISSUE: 25
Year: 2015
Page: [3692 - 3696]
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.2174/1381612821666150109144613
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