Pluronic-Based Mixed Polymeric Micelles Enhance the Therapeutic Potential of Curcumin

@article{Akbar2018PluronicBasedMP,
  title={Pluronic-Based Mixed Polymeric Micelles Enhance the Therapeutic Potential of Curcumin},
  author={Muhammad Usman Akbar and Khalid Mahmood Zia and Ahsan Nazir and Jamshed Iqbal and Syeda Abida Ejaz and Muhammad Sajid Hamid Akash},
  journal={AAPS PharmSciTech},
  year={2018},
  volume={19},
  pages={2719-2739}
}
Curcumin is a naturally occurring constituent of turmeric that is a good substitute for synthetic medicines for the treatment of different diseases, due to its comparatively safer profile. However, there are certain shortcomings that limit its use as an ideal therapeutic agent. In order to overcome these drawbacks, we prepared novel curcumin-loaded mixed polymeric micelles using different biocompatible polymers by the thin-film hydration method. We investigated the critical micelle… CONTINUE READING

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