Nanotech 2007 Vol. 2
Nanotech 2007 Vol. 2
Technical Proceedings of the 2007 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Volume 2

Drug Delivery Chapter 5

Targeted Nanoparticle-Polypeptide Conjugates for Breast Cancer Treatment

Authors: F. Alexis, P. Basto, A. Radovic-Moreno, R. Langer and O.C. Farokhzad

Affilation: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, United States

Pages: 356 - 358

Keywords: Her2, targeted nanoparticles, Poly-lactic acid, docetaxel

We have developed a polymeric targeted nanoparticle-polypeptide conjugates that shows cell binding speficity and stealth properties. The targeted naoparticles binds and are taken up efficiently by Her2 expressing breast cancer cells. These nanoparticles represent a powerfull tool for breast cancer treatment.

ISBN: 1-4200-6183-6
Pages: 838
Hardcopy: $139.95

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