Review Article | Volume : 1 Issue : 6, August 2011

Nanoparticle: An overview of preparation and characterization

Sovan Lal Pal Utpal Jana P. K. Manna G. P. Mohanta R. Manavalan   

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In recent years, there has been an exponential interest in the development of novel drug delivery systems using nanoparticles. Nanoparticles can offer significant advantages over the conventional drug delivery in terms of high stability, high specificity, high drug carrying capacity, ability for controlled release, possibility to use in different route of administration and the capability to deliver both hydrophilic and hydrophobic drug molecules. This review focuses on classification, methods of preparation, characterisation, application, advantages of nanoparticles and health perspectives.

Keyword:     Nanoparticles Preparation Characterization Applications.

Copyright:The Author(s). This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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