Journal of Chemical Biology

, Volume 6, Issue 1, pp 7–23

Strategies to target tumors using nanodelivery systems based on biodegradable polymers, aspects of intellectual property, and market

Authors

  • Michele F. Oliveira
    • Departamento de Química, Instituto de Ciências ExatasUniversidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG)
  • Pedro P. G. Guimarães
    • Departamento de Química, Instituto de Ciências ExatasUniversidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG)
  • Alinne D. M. Gomes
    • Departamento de Química, Instituto de Ciências ExatasUniversidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG)
  • Diego Suárez
    • Departamento de Química, Instituto de Ciências ExatasUniversidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG)
    • Departamento de Química, Instituto de Ciências ExatasUniversidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG)
Review

DOI: 10.1007/s12154-012-0086-x

Cite this article as:
Oliveira, M.F., Guimarães, P.P.G., Gomes, A.D.M. et al. J Chem Biol (2013) 6: 7. doi:10.1007/s12154-012-0086-x

Keywords

CancerNanodelivery systemsBiodegradable polymersTargetingIntellectual property

Abbreviations

2DG

2-Deoxy-d-glucose

A10 RNA aptamer

A10 2′-fluoropyrimidine RNA aptamer

ACTH

Adrenocorticotropin hormone

CRF

Corticotropin releasing factor

CS

Chitosan

DCC

N,N′-dicyclohexylcarbodiimide

EDC

1-Ethyl-3-(3-dimethylaminopropyl) carbodiimide hydrochloride

EPR

Enhanced permeability and retention

FOL

Folic acid

HER

Human epidermal receptors

MRI

Magnetic resonance imaging

NHS

N-Hydroxysuccinimide

PCL

Poly(ε-caprolactone)

PDGFR

Platelet-derived growth factor receptor

PEG

Poly(ethylene glycol)

PET

Positron emission tomography

PGA

Poly(glycolic acid)

PLA

Poly(lactic acid)

PLGA

Poly(lactic-co-glycolic)

PLL

Poly(l-lysine)

PSMA

Prostate-specific membrane antigen

siRNA

Small interfering RNA

SPECT

Single photon emission computed tomography

TPGS

d-α-tocopheryl polyethylene glycol succinate

VCAM-1

Vascular cell adhesion molecule-1

VEGFR

Endothelial growth factor receptors

WGA

Wheat germ agglutinin

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