Advances in pulmonary drug delivery by Philip Chi Lip Kwok, Hak-Kim Chan

By Philip Chi Lip Kwok, Hak-Kim Chan

The breathing tract has been used to convey biologically lively chemical compounds into the human physique for hundreds of years. even if, the lungs are advanced of their anatomy and body structure, which poses demanding situations to drug supply. Inhaled formulations are as a rule extra refined than these for oral and parenteral management. Pulmonary drug improvement is for this reason a hugely really expert quarter due to its many designated concerns and demanding situations. quick development is being made and gives novel recommendations to present remedy difficulties. Advances in Pulmonary Drug Delivery highlights the most recent advancements during this field.

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1 Schematic illustrates steps involved in the delivery of siRNA into the lungs� (Reproduced from Lam, J�K�-W� et al�, Adv. Drug Deliv.

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