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Current Drug Delivery

Volume 17, 10 Issues, 2020
ISSN: 1875-5704 (Online)
ISSN: 1567-2018 (Print)
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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 17

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Review Article

Nucleic Acid Aptamers as a Potential Nucleus Targeted Drug Delivery System

, 17(2): 101 - 111

Garima Shrivastava, Hamid A. Bakshi, Alaa A. Aljabali, Vijay Mishra, Faruck L. Hakkim, Nitin B. Charbe, Prashant Kesharwani, Dinesh K. Chellappan, Kamal Dua and Murtaza M. Tambuwala*


DOI: 10.2174/1567201817666200106104332


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Current Drug Delivery, Volume 17 (2020) - Number 3


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

Articles Ahead of Print

Development and Evaluation of Orodispersible Tablets Containing Ketoprofen


Laiane J. Oliveira, Andressa Veiga, Nayana C. F. Stofella, Aline C. Cunha, Maria da Graça T. Toledo, Itamar F. Andreazza and Fabio S. Murakami*


DOI: 10.2174/1567201817666200317122807
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Cholesterol-Conjugate as a New Strategy to Improve the Cytotoxic Effect of 5-Fluorouracil on Liver Cancer: Impact of Liposomal Composition


Saleh A. Alanazi*, Gamaleldin I. Harisa, Mohamed M. Badran, Nazrul Haq , Awwad A. Radwan , Ashok Kumar , Faiyaz Shakeel and Fars K. Alanazi*


DOI: 10.2174/1567201817666200211095452
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Recent Advances in Self-Assembled Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery


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


DOI: 10.2174/1567201817666200210122340
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Liposomal Formulation of a Melphalan Lipophilic Prodrug: Studies of Acute Toxicity, Tolerability, and Antitumor Efficacy


Daria Tretiakova, Elena Svirshchevskaya, Natalia Onishchenko, Anna Alekseeva , Ivan Boldyrev, Roman Kamyshinsky , Alexey Natykan, Anton Lokhmotov, Diana Arantseva, Dmitry Shobolov and Elena Vodovozova*


DOI: 10.2174/1567201817666200214105357
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Design and Synthesis of IMR-23, an Oxime Derived from Nitroimidazole as an Immunomodulatory Molecule


Esmeralda Sánchez-Pavón, Aracely López-Monteon, Delia Hernández-Romero, María de la Soledad Lagunes-Castro, Dxinegueela Yolanda Zanatta-García and Angel Ramos-Ligonio*


DOI: 10.2174/1567201817666200214110442
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Gelatin and Glycerine-Based Bioadhesive Vaginal Hydrogel


Roberta Cassano, Federica Curcio, Delia Mandracchia, Adriana Trapani and Sonia Trombino*


DOI: 10.2174/1567201817666200129130031
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Published Contents

Editor's Choice


Treatment Strategies Against Psoriasis: Principle, Perspectives and Practices

, 2020; 17(1): 52 - 73

Arya Kadukkattil Ramanunny, Sheetu Wadhwa, Sachin Kumar Singh*, Deep Shikha Sharma, Rubiya Khursheed and Ankit Awasthi


DOI: 10.2174/1567201816666191120120551





Crossing the Blood-Brain Barrier: A Review on Drug Delivery Strategies for Treatment of the Central Nervous System Diseases

, 2019; 16(8): 698 - 711

Nur Izzati Mansor, Norshariza Nordin*, Farahidah Mohamed, King Hwa Ling, Rozita Rosli and Zurina Hassan


DOI: 10.2174/1567201816666190828153017



Carbohydrates in Vaccine Development

, 2019; 16(7): 609 - 617

Salwa Aljohani, Waleed M. Hussein, Istvan Toth and Pavla Simerska*


DOI: 10.2174/1567201816666190702153612




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


DOI: 10.2174/1381612825666190320154406




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



Open Access Articles

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*




Novel Drug Targets with Traditional Herbal Medicines for Overcoming Endometriosis

, 2019; 16(5): 386 - 399

Mert Ilhan, Fatma Tuğçe Gürağaç Dereli and Esra Küpeli Akkol*






Most Cited Articles

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

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

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

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


Research Article

Utilization of apatinib-loaded nanoparticles for the treatment of ocular neovascularization

, 2019; 16(2): 153-163.

Kathleen Halasz, Shannon J. Kelly, Muhammad Tajwar Iqbal, Yashwant Pathak and Vijaykumar Sutariya*


DOI: 10.2174/1567201815666181017095708



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

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


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


Research Article

The superior antitumor effect of self-assembled paclitaxel nano-filaments for lung cancer cells

, 2019; 16(2): 171-178.

Mengyu He, Jiali Zhu, Na Yu, Hui Kong, Xiaoning Zeng, Weiping Xie* and Huae Xu*


DOI: 10.2174/1567201815666181017094003


Review Article

Nano-soldiers ameliorate silibinin delivery: A review study

, 2020; 17(1): 15-22.

Milad Ashrafizadeh, Zahra Ahmadi, Reza Mohammadinejad, Tahereh Farkhondeh and Saeed Samarghandian*


DOI: 10.2174/1567201816666191112113031


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

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





Most Accessed Articles

Bombesin Receptor-Mediated Imaging and Cytotoxicity: Review and Current Status

, 2011; 8(1): 79-134.

Veronica Sancho, Alessia Di Florio, Terry W. Moody and Robert T. Jensen


DOI: 10.2174/156720111793663624


Crossing the Blood-Brain Barrier: A Review on Drug Delivery Strategies for Treatment of the Central Nervous System Diseases

, 2019; 16(8): 698-711.

Nur Izzati Mansor, Norshariza Nordin*, Farahidah Mohamed, King Hwa Ling, Rozita Rosli and Zurina Hassan


DOI: 10.2174/1567201816666190828153017


Advances in Targeted Gene Delivery

, 2019; 16(7): 588-608.

Anjuman A. Begum, Istvan Toth, Waleed M. Hussein and Peter M. Moyle*


DOI: 10.2174/1567201816666190529072914



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




Carbohydrates in Vaccine Development

, 2019; 16(7): 609-617.

Salwa Aljohani, Waleed M. Hussein, Istvan Toth and Pavla Simerska*


DOI: 10.2174/1567201816666190702153612



Novel Strategies for Targeting Prostate Cancer

, 2019; 16(8): 712-727.

Pritish Kumar Panda, Shivani Saraf, Ankita Tiwari, Amit Verma, Sarjana Raikwar, Ankit Jain and Sanjay K. Jain*


DOI: 10.2174/1567201816666190821143805




Editor-in-Chief

Xing-Jie Liang
CAS Key Laboratory for Biomedical Effects of Nanomaterials and Nanosafety
National Center for Nanoscience and Technology of China
Beijing
P.R.China

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Journal History

Current Drug Delivery was launched in 2004. Dr. Xing-Jie Liang serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the journal.
Scopus CiteScore Metrics: 1.62

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