Design and Characterization of Chitosan Nanoformulations for the Delivery of Antifungal Agents

Among different Candida species triggering vaginal candidiasis, Candida albicans is the most predominant yeast. It is commonly treated using azole drugs such as Tioconazole (TIO) and Econazole (ECO). However, their low water solubility may affect their therapeutic efficiency. Therefore, the aim of t...

Authors: Calvo, Natalia L.
Sreekumar, Sruthi
Svetaz, Laura A.
Lamas, María C.
Moerschbacher, Bruno
Leonardi, Darío
Division/Institute:FB 13: Biologie
Document types:Article
Media types:Text
Publication date:2019
Date of publication on miami:01.07.2020
Modification date:21.08.2020
Edition statement:[Electronic ed.]
Source:International Journal of Molecular Sciences 20 (2019) 15, 3686, 1-16
Subjects:chitosan nanocapsules; drug delivery; anti-fungal; biological activity; vaginal candidiasis; econazole nitrate; tioconazole
DDC Subject:570: Biowissenschaften; Biologie
License:CC BY 4.0
Funding:Finanziert durch den Open-Access-Publikationsfonds der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster (WWU Münster).
Format:PDF document
Other Identifiers:DOI: 10.3390/ijms20153686
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