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Chondroitin sulfate derived theranostic nanoparticles for targeted drug delivery

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1310-1313
Number of pages4
JournalBiomaterials Science
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2016
Publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed


Glycosaminoglycan derived nanoparticles are a promising delivery system owing to their unique tumour targeting ability. Exploiting fluorescein for inducing amphiphilicity in these biopolymers provides inherent imaging and drug stabilization capabilities by π-π stacking interactions with aromatic antineoplastic agents. This offers a versatile and highly customizable nanocarrier with narrow size distribution and high drug loading efficiency (80%) with sustained drug release.

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