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Two Important Polysaccharides as Carriers for Drug Delivery

[ Vol. 15 , Issue. 13 ]


Gangliang Huang, Yingli Chen, Yue Li, Dan Huang, Jie Han and Min Yang   Pages 1103 - 1109 ( 7 )


Chitosan can be used to prepare the carriers, such as nanoparticles (NPs), intelligent gels, microspheres, nano/microencapsulation, and so on. Its applications in the drug delivery are more broad. Dextran can be combined with drugs by non-covalent crosslinking method or covalent modification mode in the course of delivery. The applications of chitosan and dextran as carriers for drug delivery were summed up herein.


Applications, chitosan, carriers, dextran, drug delivery.


College of Chemistry, Chongqing Normal University, Chongqing, 401331, China.

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