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Novel targeted lipid prodrugs to improve cellular absorption of acyclovir and topical delivery to the eye via nanomicellar approach
Biotinylated lipid prodrugs of acyclovir (ACV) were designed to target the sodium dependent multivitamin transporter (SMVT) on the intestine and cornea to facilitate ACV cellular transport. All the prodrugs were screened ...
Evaluation of therapeutic effect of IKK epsilon SiRNA on breast cancer cells and development of a peptide-based SiRNA delivery system
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012)
The objective of this dissertation is to develop siRNA-based cancer therapeutics. In chapters 1 and 2, we introduced the mechanism, challenge and promise of RNAi-based therapy, as well as various siRNA delivery systems. ...