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Nanoscale covalent organic frameworks as smart carriers for drug delivery

Author:
Bai, Linyi, Phua, Soo Zeng Fiona, Lim, Wei Qi, Jana, Avijit, Luo, Zhong, Tham, Huijun Phoebe, Zhao, Lingzhi, Gao, Qiang, Zhao, Yanli
Source:
Chemical communications 2016 v.52 no.22 pp. 4128-4131
ISSN:
1364-548X
Subject:
biocompatibility, chemical compounds, chemical reactions, drugs, nanocarriers
Abstract:
Two porous covalent organic frameworks (COFs) with good biocompatibility were employed as drug nanocarriers, where three different drugs were loaded for subsequent drug release in vitro. The present work demonstrates that COFs are applicable in drug delivery for therapeutic applications.
Agid:
6387289