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Current Pharmaceutical Design


ISSN (Print): 1381-6128
ISSN (Online): 1873-4286

Applications of Important Polysaccharides in Drug Delivery

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

Volume 21, Issue 25, 2015

Page: [3692 - 3696] Pages: 5

DOI: 10.2174/1381612821666150109144613

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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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