Potential of plga nanoparticles coated with chitosan as carriers for oral insulin delivery
- At: 2009 FIP Congress in Istanbul (Turkey)
- Type: Poster
- By: SARMENTO, Bruno (Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Faculty of Pharmacy,University of Porto, Porto, Portugal)
Insulin is a peptide used for treatment of type I Diabetes mellitus, controlling glucose homeostasis. Like other drugs, insulin is administrated subcutaneously, presenting low bioavailability per os. Therefore, several delivery systems have been studied, regarding alternative oral administration. These systems are aimed to protect insulin against.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.