3. The Use of Dendrimers to Optimize the Physicochemical and Therapeutic Properties of Drugs

  1. Yiyun Cheng
  1. Nicole Stieger1,
  2. Wilna Liebenberg1,
  3. Marique E. Aucamp1 and
  4. Melgardt M. De Villiers2

Published Online: 14 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118275238.ch3

Dendrimer-Based Drug Delivery Systems: From Theory to Practice

Dendrimer-Based Drug Delivery Systems: From Theory to Practice

How to Cite

Stieger, N., Liebenberg, W., Aucamp, M. E. and De Villiers, M. M. (2012) The Use of Dendrimers to Optimize the Physicochemical and Therapeutic Properties of Drugs, in Dendrimer-Based Drug Delivery Systems: From Theory to Practice (ed Y. Cheng), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118275238.ch3

Editor Information

  1. School of Life Sciences, East China Normal University, P.R. China

Author Information

  1. 1

    Unit for Drug Research and Development, Faculty of Health Sciences, North-West University, South Africa

  2. 2

    School of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin—Madison, WI, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JUN 2012
  2. Published Print: 15 JUN 2012

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Drug Discovery and Development

Book Series Editors:

  1. Binghe Wang

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470460054

Online ISBN: 9781118275238

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • dendrimers, optimizing drug physicochemical, therapeutic properties;
  • dendrimers in pharmaceutical, in vitro, in vivo behavior;
  • dendrimer drug delivery, active and passive targeting, drug release;
  • PAMAM as drug carriers, in anti-inflammatory activity;
  • ocular drug delivery biocompatibility, PAMAM as ophthalmic vehicles

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Neoplastic Disorders

  • Gastrointestinal Tract

  • Cardiovascular System

  • Central Nervous System

  • Pain and Consciousness

  • Eye

  • Ear, Nose, and Oropharynx

  • Respiratory System

  • Skin

  • Infections and Infestations

  • Immune System

  • Conclusions

  • References