Dendrimers: Potential Carriers for Drug Delivery


  • A Patidar
  • D S Thakur


 The objectives of nanomedicine are to control and manipulate drug delivery, biomacromolecular constructions and supramolecular assemblies, which are critical to living cells in order to improve the quality of human health. Nanostructured carries are developed which have high level of control over the architectural design of dendrimers; their size, shape, branching length/density, and their surface functionality clearly distinguishes these structures as unique and optimum carriers in those applications. Dendrimers are currently attracting the interest of a great number of scientists because of their unusual chemical and physical properties and the wide range of potential application in different fields such as medicine, biology, chemistry, physics and engineering.


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Patidar A, Thakur DS. Dendrimers: Potential Carriers for Drug Delivery. Scopus Indexed [Internet]. 2011 Aug. 31 [cited 2024 Jun. 20];4(2):1383-9. Available from:



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