Improving painkillers by using pH-responsive nanoparticles

Last updated 30th Jan 2020
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A pinboard by Paulina Ramirez-Garcia

Post-doctoral fellow, Monash Institute of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Melbourne, Australia

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Development of nanoparticles to selectively deliver drugs to receptors that signal intracellularly

Pain is a sensation transmitted by sensors (receptors) found in the surface of neurons. Initially, these sensors were thought to detect pain signals and produce a response inside of these neurons. ...