Polymeric Nanomedicines

Dendrimers: A New Tool for Drug Administration

Author(s): Constantin V. Uglea and Marcel Popa

Pp: 233-250 (18)

DOI: 10.2174/9781608054848113010009

* (Excluding Mailing and Handling)


This chapter provides a brief description of the synthesis, biological evaluation, and biomedical applications of dendrimers especially in dendrimer-mediated cancer therapy in the last decade with an emphasis on the development and use of dendrimers in cancer therapeutics.

Keywords: Dendrimers, initiator core, oligoarginine, PAMAM dendrimers, linker, HPMA, PEG, LHRH, PEGylated dendrimers, nanomedicines, nanoparticulate systems, micribicides, gene carriers, non-viral gene delivery systems, biomedical imaging.

Related Journals
Related Books
© 2024 Bentham Science Publishers | Privacy Policy