Development of pectin-based nanoparticles containing melatonin for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease i. preparation and characterization studies
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in PSWC, Melbourne (Australia)
- Type: Presentation
- By: ACARTURK, Fusun (Gazi University Faculty of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Technology, Ankara, Turkey)
- Co-author(s): Yener, Serkan (Gazi University Faculty of Pharmacy, Ankara, Turkey)
Degim, Tuncer (Gazi University Faculty of Pharmacy, Ankara, Turkey)
Backgroung: Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) mainly comprises Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Oxidative stress is one of the major factor in IBD. Therefore, the use of antioxidants for the treatment of IBD gains importance in recent years. Reducing the particle size of drug delivery system to the nanometre scale might specifically increase .. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.