3. Oral Peptide Drug Delivery: Strategies to Overcome Challenges

  1. Prof. Dr. Miguel Castanho and
  2. Prof. Dr. Nuno C. Santos
  1. Josias H. Hamman1,2 and
  2. Jan H. Steenekamp3

Published Online: 17 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527636730.ch3

Peptide Drug Discovery and Development: Translational Research in Academia and Industry

Peptide Drug Discovery and Development: Translational Research in Academia and Industry

How to Cite

Hamman, J. H. and Steenekamp, J. H. (2011) Oral Peptide Drug Delivery: Strategies to Overcome Challenges, in Peptide Drug Discovery and Development: Translational Research in Academia and Industry (eds M. Castanho and N. C. Santos), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527636730.ch3

Editor Information

  1. University of Lisbon, Institute of Biochemistry, Av. Egas Moniz, 1649-028 Lisboa, Portugal

Author Information

  1. 1

    Tshwane University of Technology, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Private Bag X680, Arcadia Campus, 0001 Pretoria, South Africa

  2. 2

    North-West University, Unit for Drug Research and Development, Private Bag X6001, 2520 Potchefstroom, South Africa

  3. 3

    North-West University, Department of Pharmaceutics, School of Pharmacy, Private Bag X6001, Potchefstroom Campus, 2520 Potchefstroom, South Africa

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 5 OCT 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527328918

Online ISBN: 9783527636730

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Keywords:

  • transport barrier;
  • absorption enhancement;
  • transcellular transport;
  • paracellular transport;
  • targeting strategies;
  • formulation strategies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Challenges Associated with Oral Peptide Delivery

  • Strategies to Overcome the Barriers of the Gastrointestinal Tract

  • Conclusions