South West | Technology & innovation

Nanocontainers enable target drug delivery

29 Apr '22
Researchers at the Southern Federal University (SFedU) in Rostov-on-Don have developed novel nanodimensional containers for storage, target delivery and controllable dosing of drugs.

At the core of the new system are metal-organic polymeric nanoparticles that could be likened to molecular sponge. Acting like natural sponge, they can soak up medicines, use a patients vascular system to take them to a destination, and then squeeze to release the drugs from their pores, wherever necessary.

The particles that are within 200 nanometers in size are reported to be nontoxic and biocompatible.
Publish in Twitter
Write to Facebook
Google Buzz
Write to LiveJournal
Show in MM
Share MK
Find Related Content

Locations: Rostov on Don

Tags: Southern Federal University (7) / drugs (24) / target delivery (2) / particles (19) / sponge (0) / nanodimensional containers (0) / metal organic polymer (0) /

Latest News: South West
29 Apr '22 | Technology & innovation
26 Jan '22 | Technology & innovation
15 Nov '21 | Technology & innovation
20 Aug '21 | Technology & innovation

Feature stories

29 Apr '22
Scientists in St. Petersburg have come up with a new...
2 Mar '22
Scientists in Dubna have developed what they refer to...
27 Dec '21
An innovative hybrid plate for cranial defects...
Search (News archive - 22966)
Technology Scouting Solutions For Industry
Marchmont News

Latest News

20 May '22
Special software has been developed in Chelyabinsk,...
19 May '22
Scientists in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk have...
18 May '22
Scientists in the Russian region of Tatarstan have...

Most read stories from last week

20 May '22
Special software has been developed in Chelyabinsk,...