Encapsulation of drugs within yeast cells allows increased delivery via the oral route
- At: 2006 FIP Congress in Salvadore (Brazil)
- Type: Poster
- By: FULLER, Emily (University of Leeds, United Kingdom)
- Co-author(s): Fuller (University of Leeds, United Kingdom)
Wood (University of Leeds, United Kingdom)
Duckham (Micap Plc, WIGAN, United Kingdom)
Oral drug administration is the most convenient route of drug delivery but drawbacks of administration of drugs via this route include poor adsorption in the gastrointestinal tract, degradation by gastric acidity and degradation by first-pass metabolism in the liver. Encapsulation of drugs can protect the drug from the harsh acidity of the.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.