Special Issue "Transport Properties for Pharmaceutical Controlled-Release Systems"
A special issue of Biomolecules (ISSN 2218-273X).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (1 October 2018)
The development of controlled-release systems for the reliable and safe delivery of precise dosages of drugs continues to be an active area of research. For example, important results have been obtained by manipulating the rates of diffusion of carrier-drug complexes and thermodynamic binding constants. Despite considerable work, the transport behaviour of these systems is still poorly understood. Because this information is essential for the design of those systems, we propose this Special Issue describing comprehensive studies of the transport properties of drugs and carriers, with special emphasis on measuring in multicomponent chemical interdiffusion coefficients for solutions of drugs (e.g., ethambutol, l-dopa, xantines), and various carriers, including cyclodextrins and resorcinarenes. From such data, is it possible to obtain information, at a molecular level, on interactions that can occur and which may conceivably have application in pharmaceutical research.
Dr. Ana Cristina Faria Ribeiro
Prof. Dr. Miguel A. Esteso
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- sulfonated resorcinares
- transport properties