Devices for overcoming biological barriers: the use of physical forces to disrupt the barriers.

@article{Mitragotri2013DevicesFO,
  title={Devices for overcoming biological barriers: the use of physical forces to disrupt the barriers.},
  author={Samir Mitragotri},
  journal={Advanced drug delivery reviews},
  year={2013},
  volume={65 1},
  pages={100-3}
}
Overcoming biological barriers including skin, mucosal membranes, blood brain barrier as well as cell and nuclear membrane constitutes a key hurdle in the field of drug delivery. While these barriers serve the natural protective function in the body, they limit delivery of drugs into the body. A variety of methods have been developed to overcome these barriers including formulations, targeting peptides and device-based technologies. This review focuses on the use of physical methods including… CONTINUE READING
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