Congratulations to Qiaobin Hu on having his new review article published in the reputed journal Carbohydrate Polymers. The article entitled "Recent advances in dextran-based drug delivery systems: From fabrication strategies to applications" is a start-of-the-art review on dextran-based drug delivery, focusing on its fabrication strategies and applications in biomedicine. Read the article here.
- Physicochemical properties and modification methods of dextran derivatives were introduced.
- Different fabrication strategies of dextran-based nanocarriers within 5 years were reviewed.
- The applications of dextran-based nanocarriers in biomedicine were explicitly summarized.
- Their efficacy and mechanism of action at cellular and molecular levels were elaborated.