Nanoparticles Mediated Drug Delivery
Nida Tabassum Khan*
Department of Biotechnology, Balochistan University of Information Technology Engineering and Management Sciences (BUITEMS), Quetta, Pakistan
- *Corresponding Author:
- Nida Tabassum Khan
Department of Biotechnology
Balochistan University of Information Technology Engineering and Management Sciences (BUITEMS)
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: July 27, 2017; Accepted Date: August 08, 2017; Published Date: August 14, 2017
Citation: Khan NT (2017) Nanoparticles Mediated Drug Delivery. J Pharmacogenomics Pharmacoproteomics 8:172. doi: 10.4172/2153-0645.1000172
Copyright: © 2017 Khan NT. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
The term “nano” has originated from Greek word meaning extremely small or dwarf. Nanoparticles are nano-sized objects whose size is measured in nanometers (nm) ranging from 0.1-100 nm exhibiting distinct morphological characteristics which is quite different from their bulk form.