Influence of Red Blood Cells on Nanoparticle Targeted Delivery in Microcirculation.

@article{Tan2011InfluenceOR,
  title={Influence of Red Blood Cells on Nanoparticle Targeted Delivery in Microcirculation.},
  author={Jifu Tan and Antony Thomas and Yaling Liu},
  journal={Soft matter},
  year={2011},
  volume={8},
  pages={
          1934-1946
        }
}
Multifunctional nanomedicine holds considerable promise as the next generation of medicine that allows for targeted therapy with minimal toxicity. Most current studies on Nanoparticle (NP) drug delivery consider a Newtonian fluid with suspending NPs. However, blood is a complex biological fluid composed of deformable cells, proteins, platelets, and plasma. For blood flow in capillaries, arterioles and venules, the particulate nature of the blood needs to be considered in the delivery process… 
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