Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles in Nanomedicine applications



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Manzano García, Miguel and Vallet Regí, María (2018) Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles in Nanomedicine applications. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine . ISSN 0957-4530

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In the last few years Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles (MSNs) have gained the attention of the nanomedicine research community, especially for the potential treatment of cancer. Although this topic has been reviewed before, periodic updates on such a hot topic are necessary due to the dynamic character of this field. The reasons that make MSNs so attractive for designing controlled drug delivery systems lie beneath their physico-chemical stability, easy functionalisation, low toxicity and their great loading capacity of many different types of therapeutic agents. The present brief overview tries to cover some of the recent findings on stimuli-responsive mesoporous silica nanocarriers together with the efforts to design targeted nanosystems using that platform. The versatility of those smart nanocarriers has promoted them as very promising candidates to be used in the clinic in the near future to overcome some of the pitfalls of conventional medicine.

Item Type:Article
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RESEARCHER ID K-3719-2014 (Miguel Manzano García)
ORCID 0000-0001-6238-6111 (Miguel Manzano García)
RESEARCHER ID M-3378-2014 (María Vallet Regí)
ORCID 0000-0002-6104-4889 (María Vallet Regí)

Subjects:Sciences > Chemistry > Materials
Medical sciences > Pharmacy > Inorganic chemistry
ID Code:47308
Deposited On:28 May 2018 09:17
Last Modified:09 May 2019 23:01

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