Stealth™ Therapeutic Systems: Rationale and Strategies

  • Daan J. A. Crommelin
  • Gert Storm
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 300)


In this chapter the reasons to develop’ stealth’ therapeutic systems for intravenous administration are discussed and strategies to achieve this goal are outlined. In particular, attention is paid to alternatives for polyethylene glycol as’ stealth’ inducing agent.


Sialic Acid Poly Lactic Acid Circulation Time Polymeric Micelle Carrier System 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daan J. A. Crommelin
    • 1
  • Gert Storm
    • 1
  1. 1.Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical SciencesUtrecht UniversityUtrechtThe Netherlands

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