Protein-Based Drug-Delivery Materials

Article English OPEN
Dave Jao; Ye Xue; Jethro Medina; Xiao Hu;
(2017)
  • Publisher: MDPI
  • Journal: Materials,volume 10,issue 5 (issn: 1996-1944, eissn: 1996-1944)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5459032, doi: 10.3390/ma10050517
  • Subject: silk | QC120-168.85 | collagen | Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) | drug delivery | Technology | elastin | protein biopolymer | TA1-2040 | controlled release | T | Review | keratin | Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering | TK1-9971 | Microscopy | QH201-278.5 | Descriptive and experimental mechanics

There is a pressing need for long-term, controlled drug release for sustained treatment of chronic or persistent medical conditions and diseases. Guided drug delivery is difficult because therapeutic compounds need to survive numerous transport barriers and binding targ... View more
Share - Bookmark