Nanotechnology and its Applications in Medicine

@article{Nikalje2015NanotechnologyAI,
  title={Nanotechnology and its Applications in Medicine},
  author={Anna Pratima G. Nikalje},
  journal={Medicinal Chemistry},
  year={2015},
  volume={5},
  pages={1-9}
}
Nanotechnologyis the study of extremely small structures, having size of 0.1 to 100 nm. Nano medicine is a relatively new field of science and technology. Brief explanation of various types of pharmaceutical nano systems is given. Classification of nano materials based on their dimensions is given. An application of Nanotechnology in various fields such as health and medicine, electronics, energy and environment, is discussed in detail. Applications of nano particles in drug delivery, protein… Expand

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