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Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry


ISSN (Print): 1389-5575
ISSN (Online): 1875-5607

Molecular Sieves in Medicine

Author(s): Marek Danilczuk, Karolina Dlugopolska, Tomasz Ruman and Dariusz Pogocki

Volume 8 , Issue 13 , 2008

Page: [1407 - 1417] Pages: 11

DOI: 10.2174/138955708786369537

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During the last few decades microporous and mesoporous materials have been considered for medical use due to biological properties and stability in biological environment. Zeolites have been investigated as drug carriers, and as adjuvants in anticancer therapy, dietetic supplements or antimicrobial agents. This review gives a brief overview of the major aspects of molecular sieves applications in medicine.

Keywords: molecular sieves, medicine, mesoporous materials, anticancer therapy, antimicrobial agents, dietetic supplements, drug carriers

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