Supramolecular Drugs and Polymers: From Design to Reality
Supramolecular drugs and polymers have been recently in the focus as an interesting class of new materials and found to be suitable for many applications [1-4]. The use of different types such as nanotubes and nanoparticles allows designing and developing new concepts for sophisticated drug delivery and other systems. Several model systems with carbon and inorganic nanotubes have been studied and examples of their interaction products and composites are given in regard of their interactions with biological cells in the cellular interphases . The novel nanomaterials are expected to have an application potential in many areas.
Acknowledgement. This work was supported by the World Class University (WCU) program through a grant provided by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MEST) of Korea (Project No. R31-10026) and the Department of Medical System Engineering.
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