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Special Issue "Nanosystems as Drug Delivery Carrier: From Nature to the Medication"
A special issue of Pharmaceutics (ISSN 1999-4923). This special issue belongs to the section "Drug Delivery and Controlled Release".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 October 2020) | Viewed by 9311
Special Issue Editor
2. Department of Organic Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Interests: drug delivery systems; medicinal chemistry; natural products
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Special Issue Information
In the field of research into nanomedicine, the synthesis of devices of molecular size by using various types of natural polymer like cyclodextrins has been intensively studied from a pharmacological point of view. Thus, research intp the scope of drug delivery systems has been focused on the transport of useful substances and active drugs, which, because of their insolubility in the bloodstream, limit the possibilities of medical treatment in the organism. From the formation of inclusion complexes to the formation of nanoparticles linked to natural or synthetic polymers, suprqamolecular systems have been successful because of their versatility at transporting small substances; their isolation; and their elimination of toxins, heavy elements, and molecules that, due to their physical-chemical characteristics, are difficult to handle in an aqueous environment.
Therefore, the possibility to receive research articles/reviews about the contribution of several drug delivery systems from natural or synthetic sources could help us to understand the importance of choosing nanocapsules, liposomes, or multiples structures to carry drugs under chemical effects in living systems.
Prof. Dr. Eduardo Sobarzo-Sánchez
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- drug delivery systems,
- active drugs,