Cellular uptake and anticancer effects of mucoadhesive curcumin-containing chitosan nanoparticles

Alice Lay Chuah, Clive J Roberts, Nashiru Billa, Syahril Abdullah, Rozita Rosli

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    Abstract

    Curcumin, which is derived from turmeric has gained much attention in recent years for its anticancer activities against various cancers. However,due to its poor absorption, rapid metabolism and elimination, curcumin has a very low oral bioavailability.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)228 - 236
    Number of pages9
    JournalColloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces
    Volume116
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

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