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Porous silicon can be the next generation of pharmaceutical ingredient. A new study shows several silicon based nanosystems for loading different drugs. Their drug release behavior and administration route could be tailored depending on the specific pathological condition of patients for example with cancer, liver failure and diabetic ulcer
Inorganic particle for the body: porous silicon nanoparticles can be a versatile drug carrier platform for enhancing therapeutic effects | University of Helsinki helsinki.fi

Doctoral dissertation on porous silicon as the next generation of pharmaceutical ingredient.