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April 21st, 2004

nanoDrugs megaBucks

One of the major problems with drugs is getting them into the body in the first place. With the human body being 60-70% water, and the figure being as high as 90% for some organs, solubility is a major issue, hence the emphasis on nanoparticles whose large surface areas allow drugs to dissolve faster which enhances uptake. (more on earlier article)


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