Smart Carriers and Nanohealers: A Nanomedical Insight on Natural Polymers

  title={Smart Carriers and Nanohealers: A Nanomedical Insight on Natural Polymers},
  author={Sreejith Raveendran and Ankit K. Rochani and Toru Maekawa and D Sakthi Kumar},
Biodegradable polymers are popularly being used in an increasing number of fields in the past few decades. The popularity and favorability of these materials are due to their remarkable properties, enabling a wide range of applications and market requirements to be met. Polymer biodegradable systems are a promising arena of research for targeted and site-specific controlled drug delivery, for developing artificial limbs, 3D porous scaffolds for cellular regeneration or tissue engineering and… CONTINUE READING
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