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A Review on Polymeric Nano-particles

S. Dhivya, S. Sarojini


Conventional drugs have major demerits of poor biodistribution, decreased effectiveness and less targeting effect. Strategies like controlling drug delivery can potentially overcome these limitations by transporting drug to the place of action. The polymeric nanoparticles (PNPs) are prepared from biocompatible and biodegradable polymers in size between 1–1000 nm. PNPs are suitable carriers for drug delivery to specific target site; such an advantage improves the drug safety and lowers toxicity. In this review, the preparation methods and characterization of PNPs were discussed.


Keywords: Polymeric nanoparticles (PNPs), controlled drug delivery, biodegradable polymer


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S. Dhivya, S. Sarojini. A Review on Polymeric Nanoparticles. Trends in Drug Delivery. 2019; 6(1): 1–7p.

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