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Title: Microspheres of Poly (lactide-co-glycolide acid) (PLGA) for Agaricus Bisporus Lectin Drug Delivery
Authors: Zhao, S.
Wang, H.
Tong, Y.W. 
Keywords: Agaricus bisporus lectin
cancerous cells
Drug delivery
Issue Date: 2009
Citation: Zhao, S.,Wang, H.,Tong, Y.W. (2009). Microspheres of Poly (lactide-co-glycolide acid) (PLGA) for Agaricus Bisporus Lectin Drug Delivery. IFMBE Proceedings 23 : 1313-1315. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Due to their unique properties, polymers are potential vehicles for drug delivery and a popular choice among researchers. In this study, a double emulsion technique was used to fabricate PLGA microspheres that encapsulate ABL. It was also found that PLGA microspheres as a delivery vehicle can increase the residence time and improve the therapeutic efficiency of ABL toward cancerous cells Hep3B, KB and MCF-7. Thus, this delivery system using a PLGA microsphere is an efficient vehicle for overcoming the limitations of ABL in drug applications.
Source Title: IFMBE Proceedings
ISBN: 9783540928409
ISSN: 16800737
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-92841-6_323
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