Hypericin-bearing magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles for selective drug delivery in photodynamic ther

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Unterweger, H; Subatzus, D; Tietze, R; Janko, C; Poettler, M; Stiegelschmitt, A; Schuster, M; Maake, C; Boccaccini, A R; Alexiou, C;
  • Publisher: Dove Medical Press Ltd.
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5167/uzh-120849, doi: 10.2147/IJN.S92336
  • Subject: Institute of Anatomy | 570 Life sciences; biology | 610 Medicine & health | hypericin; magnetic drug targeting; photodynamic therapy

Combining the concept of magnetic drug targeting and photodynamic therapy is a promising approach for the treatment of cancer. A high selectivity as well as significant fewer side effects can be achieved by this method, since the therapeutic treatment only takes place i... View more
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