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Current Drug Delivery

Volume 18, 10 Issues, 2021
ISSN: 1875-5704 (Online)
ISSN: 1567-2018 (Print)
This journal supports open access

Aims & Scope

Current Drug Delivery aims to publish peer-reviewed articles, research articles, in-depth reviews/mini-reviews, and drug clinical trials studies in the rapidly developing field of drug delivery. Modern drug research aims to build delivery properties of a drug at the design phase, however in many cases this idea cannot be met and the development of delivery systems becomes as important as the development of the drugs themselves.

The journal aims to cover the latest outstanding developments in drug and vaccine delivery employing physical, physico-chemical and chemical methods. The drugs include a wide range of bioactive compounds from simple pharmaceuticals to peptides, proteins, nucleotides, nucleosides and sugars. The journal will also report progress in the fields of transport routes and mechanisms including efflux proteins and multi-drug resistance.

The journal is essential for all pharmaceutical scientists involved in drug design, development and delivery.

Current Drug Delivery

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Volume 18

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Research Article

Chlorambucil-Chitosan Nano-Conjugate: An Efficient Agent Against Breast Cancer Targeted Therapy

, 18(6): 721 - 728

Azadeh Shayegh, Farinaz Khalatbari, Niloofar Zonoubi, Farjad Zarazvand, Fatemeh Monavvari, Hadi Hejazinia, Seyed Esmaeil Sadat Ebrahimi, Morteza Pirali Hamedani, Vahid Ali, Shahin Hadadian, Jafar Farzaneh, Mohammad Seyedhamzeh* and Mehdi Shafiee Ardestani*


DOI: 10.2174/1567201817666201027122620




Current Drug Delivery, Volume 18 (2021) - Number 10


This issue is in progress but contains articles that are final and fully citable.

Current Drug Delivery, Volume 18 (2021) - Number 9


This issue is in progress but contains articles that are final and fully citable.

Current Drug Delivery, Volume 18 (2021) - Number 8


This issue is in progress but contains articles that are final and fully citable.

Current Drug Delivery, Volume 18 (2021) - Number 7


This issue is in progress but contains articles that are final and fully citable.

Articles Ahead of Print

Progress on Precise Regulation of Vascular Intimal Repair by a Surface Coating of Vascular Stent


Shihui Liu , Junchao Zhi, Shijie Li, Zhuoyue Song, Tao Gong , Changjiang Pan, Chunzhi Tang, Nenggui Xu* and Tao Liu*


DOI: 10.2174/1567201818666210212100633
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siRNA as a Potential Therapy for COVID-19


Ahmad Aljaberi*, Eman M. Migdadi, Khalid M Abu Khadra, Mahmoud Abu Samak, Iman A Basheti and Nizar Al-Zoubi


DOI: 10.2174/1567201818666210805145320
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Abstracts Ahead of Print


A comprehensive review on medicinal herbs and novel formulations for the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease


Balbir Singh, Hasandeep Singh, Brahmjot Singh, Navkaran Kumar, Ankita Rajput, Disha Sidhu, Amandeep Kaur, Saroj Arora and Sarabjit Kaur*


DOI: 10.2174/1567201818666211015152733
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Enhanced Mefenamic Acid Release from Poloxamer-Silicon Dioxide Gel Filled in Hard Gelatin Capsules – An application of Liquid Semisolid Matrix Technology for Insoluble Drug


Misbah Sultana, Safia Sultana, Khalid Hussain, Tariq Saeed, Mobashar Ahmad Butt, Syed Atif Raza, Rizwan Mahmood, Saeed Hassan, Ubaid Ullah Anwer and Nadeem Irfan Bukhari*


DOI: 10.2174/1567201818666210903152618
View Abstract



Release kinetics of hydroxypropyl methylcellulose governing drug release and hydrodynamic changes of matrix tablet


Chulhun Park, Jong Hoon Lee, Gang Jin, Hai Van Ngo, Jun-Bom Park, Thao T.D. Tran, Phuong H.L. Tran and Beom-Jin Lee*


DOI: 10.2174/1567201818666210820101549
View Abstract


Published Contents

Editor's Choice



Hot Melt Extrusion and its Application in 3D Printing of Pharmaceuticals

, 2021; 18(4): 387 - 407

Sanjeevani Deshkar*, Mrunali Rathi, Shital Zambad and Krishnakant Gandhi


DOI: 10.2174/1567201817999201110193655




Formulation, Characterization and Pharmacokinetics of Long-acting Ceftiofur Hydrochloride Suspension

, 2021; 18(2): 224 - 233

Shuyu Xie*, Xiaoqiu Zhang, Wanhe Luo, Kuiyu Meng, Dongmei Chen, Yuanhu Pan, Yanfei Tao, Lingli Huang, Zhenli Liu, Yulian Wang* and Zonghui Yuan*


DOI: 10.2174/1567201817666200903165119




Cholesterol-Conjugate as a New Strategy to Improve the Cytotoxic Effect of 5-Fluorouracil on Liver Cancer: Impact of Liposomal Composition

, 2020; 17(10): 898 - 910

Saleh Ayed Alanazi*, Gamaleldin Ibrahim Harisa, Mohammad M. Badran, Nazrul Haq , Awwad Abdoh Radwan , Ashok Kumar , Faiyaz Shakeel and Fars Kaed Alanazi*


DOI: 10.2174/1567201817666200211095452



Increased Toxicity of Doxorubicin Encapsulated into pH-Responsive Poly(β-Amino Ester)-Functionalized MCM-41 Silica Nanoparticles

, 2020; 17(9): 799 - 805

Alejandro Ávila-Ortega, Leydi Maribel Carrillo-Cocom*, Christofer Enmanuel Olán-Noverola, Geovanny I. Nic-Can, Alfredo Rafael Vilchis-Nestor and William Alejandro Talavera-Pech


DOI: 10.2174/1567201817999200728123915




Nano-Carriers of Combination Tumor Physical Stimuli-Responsive Therapies

, 2020; 17(7): 577 - 587

Weiqiu Jin, Changzi Dong, Dengtian Yang, Ruotong Zhang, Tianshu Jiang and Daocheng Wu*


DOI: 10.2174/1567201817666200525004225



Open Access Articles

Comparative Evaluation of the Transdermal Permeation Effectiveness of Fu’s Cupping Therapy on Eight Different Types of Model Drugs

, 2021; 18(4): 446 - 459

Yanyan Miao, Jian Xu, Yao Liu, Fangfang Yang, Xiaoxia Zheng, Weijie Xie and Yongping Zhang*





A New Food-grade Coenzyme Q10 Formulation Improves Bioavailability: Single and Repeated Pharmacokinetic Studies in Healthy Volunteers

, 2019; 16(8): 759 - 767

Giovanna Petrangolini, Massimo Ronchi, Elisabetta Frattini, Eric De Combarieu, Pietro Allegrini and Antonella Riva*





Synthesis, Characterization and Safety Profiling of Eudragit-Based pHResponsive Hydrogels: A Promising Platform for Colonic Delivery of Losartan Potassium

, 2019; 16(6): 548 - 564

Shabina Mahmood, Manal Ali Buabeid, Kaleem Ullah, Ghulam Murtaza*, Abdul Mannan and Shujaat Ali Khan*




Fenofibrate Solid Dispersion Processed by Hot-Melt Extrusion: Elevated Bioavailability and Its Cell Transport Mechanism

, 2019; 16(6): 538 - 547

Ting Wen, Boyi Niu, Qiaoli Wu, Yixian Zhou, Xin Pan, Guilan Quan* and Chuanbin Wu







Development and Evaluation of Ropivacaine Loaded Poly(Lactic-Co-Glycolic Acid) Microspheres with Low Burst Release

, 2019; 16(6): 490 - 499

Xiqing Zhao, Yue Gao, Xuemei Tang, Wei Lei, Yang Yang, Fanglin Yu, Yan Liu, Meiyan Yang, Yuli Wang, Wei Gong, Zhiping Li*, ChunSheng Gao* and Xingguo Mei




Bioactive Medications for the Delivery of Platelet Derivatives to Skin Wounds

, 2019; 16(5): 472 - 483

Maria Cristina Bonferoni*, Silvia Rossi, Giuseppina Sandri, Carla Caramella, Claudia Del Fante, Cesare Perotti, Dalila Miele, Barbara Vigani and Franca Ferrari





Topical and Transdermal Drug Delivery: From Simple Potions to Smart Technologies

, 2019; 16(5): 444 - 460

Heather A.E. Benson*, Jeffrey E. Grice, Yousuf Mohammed, Sarika Namjoshi and Michael S. Roberts




Cell-penetrating Peptides: Efficient Vectors for Vaccine Delivery

, 2019; 16(5): 430 - 443

Jieru Yang, Yacheng Luo, Mohini Anjna Shibu, Istvan Toth* and Mariusz Skwarczynskia*




Nanomedicines as Drug Delivery Carriers of Anti-Tubercular Drugs: From Pathogenesis to Infection Control

, 2019; 16(5): 400 - 429

Afzal Hussain, Sima Singh, Sabya Sachi Das, Keshireddy Anjireddy, Subramanian Karpagam and Faiyaz Shakeel*





Most Cited Articles

Review Article

Topical and transdermal drug delivery: From simple potions to smart technologies

, 2019; 16(5): 444-460.

Heather A.E. Benson*, Jeffrey E. Grice, Yousuf Mohammed, Sarika Namjoshi and Michael S. Roberts


DOI: 10.2174/1567201816666190201143457


Review Article

Cell-penetrating peptides: Efficient vectors for vaccine delivery

, 2019; 16(5): 430-443.

Jieru Yang, Yacheng Luo, Mohini Anjna Shibu, Istvan Toth* and Mariusz Skwarczynskia*


DOI: 10.2174/1567201816666190123120915


Review Article

An overview of chitosan nanofibers and their applications in the drug delivery process

, 2019; 16(4): 272-294.

Nawzat D. AL-Jbour, Mohammad D. Beg*, Jolius Gimbun and A.K.M. Moshiul Alam


DOI: 10.2174/1567201816666190123121425


Research Article

Solid lipid nanoparticles and chitosan-coated solid lipid nanoparticles as promising tool for silybin delivery: Formulation, characterization, and in vitro evaluation

, 2019; 16(2): 142-152.

Vieri Piazzini, Lorenzo Cinci, Mario D'Ambrosio, Cristina Luceri, Anna Rita Bilia and Maria Camilla Bergonzi*


DOI: 10.2174/1567201815666181008153602



Review Article

Graphene family of nanomaterials: Reviewing advanced applications in drug delivery and medicine

, 2019; 16(3): 195-214.

Kumud Joshi*, Bhaskar Mazumder, Pronobesh Chattopadhyay, Nilutpal Sharma Bora, Danswrang Goyary and Sanjeev Karmakar


DOI: 10.2174/1567201815666181031162208


Review Article

Insights on the use of nanocarriers for acne alleviation

, 2019; 16(1): 18-25.

Sandra Sherif Amer, Maha Nasr*, Wael Mamdouh and Omaima Sammour


DOI: 10.2174/1567201815666180913144145


Research Article

Fabrication and characterization of electrospun nanofibers for the modified release of the chronobiotic hormone melatonin

, 2019; 16(1): 79-85.

Marilena Vlachou*, Stefanos Kikionis, Angeliki Siamidi, Konstantina Tragou, Stefania Kapoti, Efstathia Ioannou, Vassilios Roussis and Andrew Tsotinis


DOI: 10.2174/1567201815666180914095701



Review Article

Nanomedicines as drug delivery carriers of anti-tubercular drugs: From pathogenesis to infection control

, 2019; 16(5): 400-429.

Afzal Hussain, Sima Singh, Sabya Sachi Das, Keshireddy Anjireddy, Subramanian Karpagam and Faiyaz Shakeel*


DOI: 10.2174/1567201816666190201144815


Review Article

Recent advances in self-assembled nanoparticles for drug delivery

, 2020; 17(4): 279-291.

Lanke Tejesh Varma, Nidhi Singh, Bapi Gorain, Hira Choudhury, Murtaza M. Tambuwala, Prashant Kesharwani* and Rahul Shukla*


DOI: 10.2174/1567201817666200210122340


Review Article

Aspects of nanomaterials in wound healing

, 2019; 16(1): 26-41.

Srijita Chakrabarti, Pronobesh Chattopadhyay*, Johirul Islam, Subhabrata Ray, Pakalapati Srinivas Raju and Bhaskar Mazumder


DOI: 10.2174/1567201815666180918110134




Preface

Preface

, 2021; 18(1): 2-3.

Deng-Guang Yu


DOI: 10.2174/156720181801201203091653



Most Accessed Articles






A Review Study about the Effect of Chitosan Nanocarrier on Improving the Efficacy of Amphotericin B in the Treatment of Leishmania from 2010 to 2020

, 2021; 18(9): 1234-1243.

Tahereh Zadeh Mehrizi*, Seyed Mahdi Rezayat, Mehdi Shafiee Ardestani, Hasan Ebrahimi Shahmabadi and Amitis Ramezani


DOI: 10.2174/1567201818666210316111941







Anti-Inflammatory Activity of Human Lens Crystallin Derived Peptide

, 2021; 18(9): 1330-1337.

Anuraag Muralidharan, Tenzin Tender, Pallavi K Shetty, Srinivas Mutalik, Krishna Sharma K. and Raghu Chandrashekar Hariharapura*


DOI: 10.2174/1567201818666210303095120


Smart pH-responsive Co-polymeric Hydrogels for Controlled Delivery of Capecitabine: Fabrication, Optimization and In Vivo Toxicology Screening

, 2021; 18(9): 1256-1271.

Umaira Rehman, Rai Muhammad Sarfraz*, Asif Mahmood, Zahid Hussain, Hnin Ei Thu, Nadiah Zafar, Muhammad Umar Ashraf and Nighat Batool


DOI: 10.2174/1567201818666210212085912


Effect of Different Carriers on In Vitro and In Vivo Drug Release Behavior of Aceclofenac Proniosomes

, 2021; 18(9): 1272-1279.

Rana M.F. Sammour, Bappaditya Chatterjee, Muhammad Taher, Mohammed S.M. Saleh and Aliasgar Shahiwala*


DOI: 10.2174/1567201818666210219105509


The Design of Experiment Approach, Rheology for Optimization of a Topical Anti-inflammatory and Analgesic Cream

, 2021; 18(9): 1303-1313.

Thi-Phuong-Chi Do, Duc-Cuong Nguyen, Tien-Dat Nguyen, Quang-Dong Bui, Canh-Hung Nguyen, Thanh-Binh Nguyen, Quyen-Do* and Nguyen-Thach Tung*


DOI: 10.2174/1567201818999210120201006




Editor-in-Chief

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Deng-Guang Yu
Department of Material Forming and Control
University of Shanghai
Shanghai
(China)
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Journal History

Current Drug Delivery was launched in 2004. Dr. Deng-Guang Yu serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the journal.

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