Mucoadhesive polymer for M-cell targeting as oral vaccine delivery vehicle

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Mucoadhesive polymers have been extensively studied as pharmaceutical formulations for drug delivery systems because of their potential advantages, such as long residence time, improved drug bioavailability, and reduced dosing frequency. Therefore, many researchers have developed mucoadhesive polymers as drug delivery carriers via various administration routes, including ocular, nasal, gastrointestinal and vaginal routes. Here I revise the mechanism of mucoadhesion. Moreover, I discussed synthetic or natural polymer that has mucoadhesive properties and how this polymer can be used for oral drug delivery.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBioinspired and Biomimetic Materials for Drug Delivery
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)9780128213520
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2021
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Engineering
  • General Materials Science


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