Silica xerogels as pharmaceutical drug carriers.


This review focuses on silica xerogels obtained by the sol-gel method and their application as drug delivery systems. SiO(2) xerogels are potential biomaterials to be used as matrix materials for the extended and controlled release of different kinds of biologically active agents administered by various routes. The article includes some representative… (More)
DOI: 10.1517/17425240902902307


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@article{QuintanarGuerrero2009SilicaXA, title={Silica xerogels as pharmaceutical drug carriers.}, author={David Quintanar-Guerrero and Adriana Ganem-Quintanar and Mar{\'i}a Guadalupe Nava-Arzaluz and Elizabeth Pi{\~n}{\'o}n-Segundo}, journal={Expert opinion on drug delivery}, year={2009}, volume={6 5}, pages={485-98} }