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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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
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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