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Chapter 1

Historical View of the Design and Development of Nanocarriers for Overcoming Biological Barriers

Despite the fact that the first nanocarriers described in the literature were discovered by serendipity, the search for ways to overcome biological barriers has been the major driving force for the significant development of nanocarriers over the last decades.1,2 The barriers that drugs need to conf...
Print publication date: 30 Jul 2012
Copyright year: 2012
Print ISBN: 978-1-84973-363-2
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84973-529-2
From the book series:
Drug Discovery