Microneedles and their applications.

@article{Sachdeva2011MicroneedlesAT,
  title={Microneedles and their applications.},
  author={Vishal Sachdeva and Ajay K. Banga},
  journal={Recent patents on drug delivery & formulation},
  year={2011},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={95-132}
}
Microneedle mediated microporation has proved its potential to enhance the delivery of therapeutic drug molecules through skin over the last one decade. Several patents have been granted and cutting edge research is going on particularly for the delivery of biopharmaceuticals (macromolecules like protein or peptides). The technology involves use of micron sized needles made of diverse materials to form microchannels into the stratum corneum (or deeper), outermost barrier layer of the skin… CONTINUE READING

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