Drug delivery system design and development for boron neutron capture therapy on cancer treatment

Lin Chiang Sherlock Huang, Wen Yuan Hsieh, Jiun Yu Chen, Su Chin Huang, Jen Kun Chen, Ming Hua Hsu

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Abstract

We have already synthesized a boron-containing polymeric micellar drug delivery system for boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT). The synthesized diblock copolymer, boron-terminated copolymers (Bpin-PLA-PEOz), consisted of biodegradable poly(D,. l-lactide) (PLA) block and water-soluble polyelectrolyte poly(2-ethyl-2-oxazoline) (PEOz) block, and a cap of pinacol boronate ester (Bpin). In this study, we have demonstrated that synthesized Bpin-PLA-PEOz micelle has great potential to be boron drug delivery system with preliminary evaluation of biocompatibility and boron content.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)89-93
Number of pages5
JournalApplied Radiation and Isotopes
Volume88
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Jun

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiation

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