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Nanotechnology: A possible healer in drug delivery system Md. Moniruzzaman1, Mohammed Monzur Morshed2* Mohammad Arif Ashraf2 1 Department of Microbiol...
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Nanotechnology: A possible healer in drug delivery system Md. Moniruzzaman1, Mohammed Monzur Morshed2* Mohammad Arif Ashraf2 1 Department of Microbiology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh 2Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Received on: 23/12/2013 Accepted on: 19/02/2014 Published on: 20/02/2014 Mohammed Monzur Morshed Tel: +8801612324725; E-mail: [email protected]

Abstract To obtain better therapeutic efficacy, nanotechnology based drug delivery system has been showing its endless possibilities and eventually bringing transformation in the perspective of upcoming medication system. Precision in developing biomaterial maintaining proper physicochemical properties and target specificity can unveil desired therapeutic outcome. Nanotechnology based drug delivery system provides some novel advantages like increased bioavailability, controlled drug delivery, target specification and reduced toxicity. Different nanotechnology based systems like liposomes, biodegradable nanoparticles and dendrimers are becoming potential healer in drug delivery system. Keywords: Nanotechnology, Drug delivery, Biophysicochemical property, Targeted delivery, liposomes, biodegradable nanoparticles, Dendrimers.

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Md. Moniruzzaman, Mohammed Monzur Morshed, Mohammad Arif Ashraf. Nanotechnology: A possible healer in drug delivery system. Asian Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences; 04 (29); 2014; 1-6.

Md. Moniruzzaman et al.: Asian Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences; 4(28) 2014, 1-6.

INTRODUCTION: Nanotechnology is the science of material where engineering and manufacturing take place at atomic and molecular scale that give a range of 1-100nm size in at least one direction[2-4]. Nanoparticles used as drug delivery system consist of biodegradable materials like lipids, polymers or metals. They have the size of