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Low energy nanoemulsification to design veterinary controlled drug delivery devices

Authors Vandamme T, Anton N

Published 15 October 2010 Volume 2010:5 Pages 867—873

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/IJN.S13273

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Thierry F Vandamme, Nicolas Anton,

University of Strasbourg, Faculty of Pharmacy, Illkirch Cedex, France; UMR CNRS 7199, Laboratoire de Conception et Application de Molécules Bioactives, équipe de Pharmacie Biogalénique, Illkirch Cedex, France, 
 
This work is selected as Controlled Release Society Outstanding Veterinary Paper Award 2010

Abstract: The unique properties of nanomaterials related to structural stability and quantum-scale reactive properties open up a world of possibilities that could be exploited to design and to target drug delivery or create truly microscale biological sensors for veterinary applications. We developed cost-saving and solvent-free nanoemulsions. Formulated with a low-energy method, these nanoemulsions can find application in the delivery of controlled amounts of drugs into the beverage of breeding animals (such as poultry, cattle, pigs) or be used for the controlled release of injectable poorly water-soluble drugs.

Keywords: nanoemulsion, nanomedicine, low-energy emulsification, veterinary, ketoprofen, sulfamethazine

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