Macrophage specific drug delivery in experimental leishmaniasis.

  title={Macrophage specific drug delivery in experimental leishmaniasis.},
  author={Mukul Kumar Basu and Sanchaita Lala},
  journal={Current molecular medicine},
  volume={4 6},
Macrophage-specific delivery systems are the subject of much interest nowadays, because of the fact that macrophages act as host cells for many parasites and bacteria, which give rise to outbreak of so many deadly diseases(eg. leishmaniasis, tuberculosis etc.) in humans. To combat these deadly diseases initially macrophage specific liposomal delivery system were thought of and tested in vivo against experimental leishmaniasis in hamsters using a series of indigenous or synthetic antileishmanial… CONTINUE READING