14. Polymeric Drugs

  1. Prof. Dr. Krzysztof Matyjaszewski2,
  2. Prof. Dr. Yves Gnanou3 and
  3. Prof. Dr. Ludwik Leibler4,5
  1. Tamara Minko,
  2. Jayant J. Khandare and
  3. Sreeja Jayant

Published Online: 23 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527631421.ch61

Macromolecular Engineering: Precise Synthesis, Materials Properties, Applications

Macromolecular Engineering: Precise Synthesis, Materials Properties, Applications

How to Cite

Minko, T., Khandare, J. J. and Jayant, S. (2007) Polymeric Drugs, in Macromolecular Engineering: Precise Synthesis, Materials Properties, Applications (eds K. Matyjaszewski, Y. Gnanou and L. Leibler), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527631421.ch61

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Chemistry, 4400 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA

  2. 3

    Université Bordeaux 1, Laboratoire de Chimie des Polymères Organiques, ENSCPB, 16 avenue Pey-Berland, 33607 Pessac, France

  3. 4

    Matière Molle et Chimie, UMR 167 CNRS, ESPCI, 10 rue Vauquelin, 75005 Paris, France

  4. 5

    UMR 167 CNRS-ESPCI École Supérieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielles, 10 rue Vauquelin, 75231 Paris Cedex 05, France

Author Information

  1. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Department of Pharmaceutics, 160 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8020, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 23 FEB 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527314461

Online ISBN: 9783527631421

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Keywords:

  • polymeric drugs;
  • delivery;
  • prodrug approach;
  • controlling properties;
  • function;
  • molecular architecture;
  • drug release;
  • anticancer polymeric drugs

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Polymeric Drug Delivery

  • Prodrug Approach

  • Controlling Properties and Function of Polymeric Drugs by Molecular Architecture

  • Controlled Drug Release

  • Anticancer Polymeric Drugs

  • References