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How to measure release from nanosized carriers?

: Nothnagel, L.; Wacker, M.G.


European journal of pharmaceutical sciences : EUFEPS 120 (2018), S.199-211
ISSN: 0928-0987
ISSN: 1879-0720
Fraunhofer IME ()

Novel drug delivery systems exhibit great potential in the formulation of poorly soluble compounds but have also been applied to reduce side effects of highly active drug molecules. Despite all efforts, there are only few technologies available to investigate the in vitro release of next-generation nanotherapeutics. In the following, different approaches for testing the drug release from nanoparticles in the fields of formulation development and quality control will be discussed. A variety of methods is available, starting from dialysis-based equipment, in situ measurements, flow-through devices and sample and separate setups. If possible, these methods should enable a more rapid formulation development and quality control of nanosized carriers as well as improve the prediction of in vivo performance and clinical outcomes.