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Application of Carbon Nanotubes In Drug Delivery of Non-cancerous Diseases: A Review

[ Vol. 27 , Issue. 21 ]

Author(s):

Shahebaaz Khan, Puja Jawlikar, Swaroop Lahoti, Omprakash Bhusnure, Sohan Chitlange and Jaiprakash Sangshetti*   Pages 2454 - 2467 ( 14 )

Abstract:


Carbon Nanotubes (CNT) are the allotropes of carbon in nanosize dimension and are popular in medicinal field. These nano-based technologies are gaining high interest in the recent years for the treatment of diseases that are previously considered to be impossible to cure. CNTs have gained significance in the treatment of the majority of disorders such as Malaria, Alzheimer’s disease, Infectious disease, and Asthma. Moreover, patient’s responsiveness also increased in cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases. To date, a number of reviews are available in the literature covering applications of CNT in cancer. However, the purpose of this review is to focus on the use of CNTs in drug delivery of non-cancerous diseases. The novelty of this review is that it is focused on the applicability of CNT in the various non-cancerous diseases. Detailed information was collected from the literature which will guide and encourage researchers to explore the applicability of CNT in various non-cancerous diseases in the future.

Keywords:

Carbon nanotubes, drug delivery, targeted therapy, non-cancerous diseases, malaria, allotropes.

Affiliation:

Y.B. Chavan College of Pharmacy, Aurangabad, Maharashtra 431001, Y.B. Chavan College of Pharmacy, Aurangabad, Maharashtra 431001, Y.B. Chavan College of Pharmacy, Aurangabad, Maharashtra 431001, Channabasweshwar Pharmacy College, Latur, Maharashtra 413512, Dr. D.Y. Patil Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Pimpri Pune Maharashtra 411018, Y.B. Chavan College of Pharmacy, Aurangabad, Maharashtra 431001



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