Biodegradable Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery and Targeting

  • Viroj Wiwanitkit


The application of nano-biotechnology in pharmacology is very interesting. The nano-biotechnology can be applied in many steps including drug delivery and targeting. Several new nanoparticles are developed to serve those purposes. In this specific chapter, the author will focus on the biodegradable nanoparticles which can be automatic degraded. The application of biodegradable nanoparticles for drug delivery and targeting will be summarized and presented in this article. Summary on important reports on this topic is also provided in this article.


Nano-biotechnology Pharmacology Biodegradable nanoparticle Drug Delivery Targeting 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Viroj Wiwanitkit
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.DY Patil UniversityPuneIndia
  2. 2.Joseph Ayobabalola UniversityIlara-MokinNigeria
  3. 3.Faculty of MedicineUniversity of NisNisSerbia
  4. 4.Hainan Medical UniversityHaikouChina

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