4. Biological Properties of Phosphorus Dendrimers

  1. Yiyun Cheng
  1. Anne-Marie Caminade and
  2. Jean-Pierre Majoral

Published Online: 14 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118275238.ch4

Dendrimer-Based Drug Delivery Systems: From Theory to Practice

Dendrimer-Based Drug Delivery Systems: From Theory to Practice

How to Cite

Caminade, A.-M. and Majoral, J.-P. (2012) Biological Properties of Phosphorus Dendrimers, in Dendrimer-Based Drug Delivery Systems: From Theory to Practice (ed Y. Cheng), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118275238.ch4

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Laboratoire de Chimie de Coordination du CNRS, France

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

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Keywords:

  • phosphorus dendrimers, biological properties;
  • dendrimers with one phosphorus atom, biological system interaction;
  • phosphorus dendrimers in in vivo biological imaging;
  • phosphorus dendrimers as drugs themselves, in antiprion activity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Synthesis and Functionalization of Phosphorous-Containing Dendrimers for Biological Purposes

  • Cytotoxicity Assays of Phosphorus Dendrimers

  • Phosphorus Dendrimers for Biological Imaging

  • Phosphorus Dendrimers as Nano-Carriers

  • Phosphorus Dendrimers as Drugs by Themselves

  • Conclusions

  • References