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Functional nanoporous membranes for drug delivery

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Abstract

This feature article reviews controlled drug release based on nanoporous membranes for potential medical applications. First, we describe the preparations of nanoporous membranes by top-down and bottom-up methods, and the combination of the two. Then, sustained long-term drug delivery and stimuli-responsive drug delivery by utilizing the nanoporous membranes are explained. The drug delivery system using nanoporous membranes can be used for a new therapy of various diseases through patient-customized medical treatment.

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The article was received on 18 Apr 2012, accepted on 17 May 2012 and first published on 17 May 2012


Article type: Feature Article
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM32430J
Citation: J. Mater. Chem., 2012,22, 14814-14834

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    Functional nanoporous membranes for drug delivery

    G. Jeon, S. Y. Yang and J. K. Kim, J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 14814
    DOI: 10.1039/C2JM32430J

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