Author(s): Girgis Samuel, Uddin Nazim, Ahmed S. G. Srag El-Din


DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.00840   

Address: Girgis Samuel1*, Uddin Nazim1, Ahmed S. G. Srag El-Din2
1Department of Pharmaceutical Science, School of Pharmacy, University of Sunderland, England.
2Department of Pharmaceutics, Faculty of Pharmacy, Delta University for Science and Technology, Egypt.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 14,      Issue - 9,     Year - 2021

The main objective of this project was to overcome the drawbacks of the emulsification techniques during rising a delivery system for a novel and potent anticancer drug, CK-10, projected for enlightening the therapeutic index of the drug. Emulsion/Solvent evaporation and innovative microfluidic techniques were used to frame the nanoparticles. Loading efficiency and in-vitro release were characterized by a modified Lowry assay. Size and zeta potential were analyzed by dynamic light scattering, laser obscuration time, and tuneable pore resistive sensing. Compatibility and shelf life were tested by differential scanning calorimeter and Fourier transform infra-red. The extent of the nanoparticles degradation was measured by color indicator and potentiometric titrations. The result showed that PLGA/B Cyclodextrin nanoparticles had a higher peptide loading efficiency by 53.92% for the novel microfluidic technique as well as higher in-vitro release and better degradation. PLGA/B Cyclodextrin and PLGA/HPMA nanoparticles had a closely related size and zeta potential. It was concluded that the novel microfluidic technique could augment the physicochemical properties of the CK-10 nanoparticles to improve its pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.

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Girgis Samuel, Uddin Nazim, Ahmed S. G. Srag El-Din. Physicochemical characterization of Novel Particulate Delivery Systems for Antitumor/metastatic Therapeutics. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2021; 14(9):4837-4. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.00840

Girgis Samuel, Uddin Nazim, Ahmed S. G. Srag El-Din. Physicochemical characterization of Novel Particulate Delivery Systems for Antitumor/metastatic Therapeutics. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2021; 14(9):4837-4. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.00840   Available on:

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