3 years ago

Emerging Opportunities in the Biomedical Applications of Dendrimers

Christian Agatemor, Alaa S. Abd-El-Aziz

Abstract

The medical field remains challenged with many unmet needs, prompting rigorous research for solutions. Dendrimers are emerging as innovative solutions to many unmet clinical needs. Indeed, commercial dendrimer-enabled gene transfection technologies exist and work is ongoing to translate many other dendrimer products into the market to assist patients. Here, we review the ongoing work on dendrimer-enabled drug delivery technologies, diagnostic platforms, and antimicrobial agents. Our goal is to inspire the continuous exploration of the dendritic scaffold to address many issues in the biomedical landscape.

Publisher URL: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10904-017-0768-5

DOI: 10.1007/s10904-017-0768-5

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