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Advances in the treatment of Parkinson's disease
Parkinson's disease (PD) affects one in every 100 persons above the age of 65 years, making it the second most common neurodegenerative disease after Alzheimer's disease. PD is a disease of theExpand
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Molecular Characterization of Theileria Species Associated with Mortality in Four Species of African Antelopes
ABSTRACT Pathogen DNA was isolated from roan antelope (Hippotragus equinus), sable antelope (Hippotragus niger), greater kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros), and common gray duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia)Expand
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Tuberculosis chemotherapy: current drug delivery approaches
Tuberculosis is a leading killer of young adults worldwide and the global scourge of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis is reaching epidemic proportions. It is endemic in most developing countries andExpand
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A review of advanced oral drug delivery technologies facilitating the protection and absorption of protein and peptide molecules.
The oral delivery of proteins and peptides is a dynamic research field despite the numerous challenges limiting their effective delivery. Successful oral delivery of proteins and peptides requiresExpand
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Evaluation and comparison of dissolution data derived from different modified release dosage forms: an alternative method.
  • V. Pillay, R. Fassihi
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Journal of controlled release : official journal…
  • 30 October 1998
Dissolution testing is an essential requirement for the development, establishment of in vitro dissolution and in vivo performance (IVIVR), registration and quality control of solid oral dosageExpand
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A Review on Composite Liposomal Technologies for Specialized Drug Delivery
The combination of liposomes with polymeric scaffolds could revolutionize the current state of drug delivery technology. Although liposomes have been extensively studied as a promising drug deliveryExpand
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Advances in the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders employing nanotechnology
Due to limitations posed by the restrictive blood–brain barrier, conventional drug delivery systems do not provide adequate cyto‐architecture restoration and connection patterns that are essentialExpand
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A Review of the Effect of Processing Variables on the Fabrication of Electrospun Nanofibers for Drug Delivery Applications
Electrospinning is a fast emerging technique for producing ultrafine fibers by utilizing electrostatic repulsive forces. The technique has gathered much attention due to the emergence ofExpand
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In vitro release modulation from crosslinked pellets for site-specific drug delivery to the gastrointestinal tract. I. Comparison of pH-responsive drug release and associated kinetics.
  • V. Pillay, R. Fassihi
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Journal of controlled release : official journal…
  • 1 May 1999
Multiple unit dosage forms for oral delivery of bioactive agents offer many advantages over single unit products (e.g., site-specific delivery, predictable gastrointestinal transit time and lessExpand
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Optimisation and characterisation of bioadhesive controlled release tetracycline microspheres.
A Box-Behnken experimental design was employed to statistically optimise the formulation parameters of a tetracycline microsphere preparation for maximum bioadhesivity and controlled drug release.Expand
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