Chapter 7

Polymeric Micelles

Ioan I. Negulescu and Constantin V. Uglea


In this chapter, polymeric micelle drug carrier systems are discussed with a focus on synthesis and characterization of micellar drug delivery systems. The design, types and classifications of the polymeric micelle systems are summarized and explained, followed by a detailed discussion regarding several examples of polymeric micelle carrier systems that were tested in clinical trials. The toxicity and pharmacological activity of these systems are also discussed.

Total Pages: 251-292 (42)

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